San Francisco Center for Psychoanalysis - Graduated as a Psychoanalyst
UCSF, SF General Hospital - Completed a Dual Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Brief Psychodynamic Therapies
California School of Professional Psychology - Received a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Dissertation research on self-defeating behavior patterns in interpersonal relationships and in achievements/career; defined corresponding constellations of underlying dynamics involved.
Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years experience doing therapy, supervising therapy, and teaching therapy. Breadth of training and experience in multiple models of psychodynamic therapy, psychoanalysis, cognitive behavior therapy, brief therapy, and crisis intervention.
Associate Clinical Professor at UCSF and three-time recipient of the UCSF Annual Teaching Excellence Award for courses on Advanced Psychotherapy taught to third-year psychiatry residents.
Continuing Education Provider (PCE 4289). For more information please visit www.dsmcontroversy.com
Co-founder (with Edward Budworth of A.C.T.) of the popular post-performance discussion program, Theater on the Couch, at American Conservatory Theater. I presented analyses and engaged the audience in lively discussion of the characters and themes of the plays.
Founder of the post-performance discussion program, Opera on the Couch, at San Francisco Opera. I presented analyses and engaged the audience in discussion of the themes of the operas as expressed in the lyrics and the score.