Education

Ph.D.Psychology, Literature and Interdisciplinary Minors, University of Dallas, 1989
M.A. Psychology, University of Dallas, 1984

M.A. Philosophy, San Jose State University, 1978
B.A. Philosophy, San Jose State University, 1976

Professional Credentials and Associations

Licensed Psychologist, State of California (PSY 23191)
Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania (PS-008354-L) [inactive]

Member, American Psychological Association
Member, Santa Barbara County Psychological Association

Clinical & Consulting Experience

2009 – present: Private Practice, Santa Barbara CA

1999 – 2009: Vista Behaviorial Health Associates, Wexford PA – Psychologist

1999 – 2007: PsychoGuys, LLC (organizational development and individual coaching partnership), Pittsburgh PA – Business Consultant, Executive Coach 

1991 – 1999: Barton/White Psychotherapy Associates, Mt. Lebanon PA – Therapist

1991 – 1998: Ielase Institute of Forensic Psychology (Community Mental Health) Pittsburgh PA – Supervisor, Intensive Outpatient Mental Health Unit (1997 -1998), Supervisor, Drug & Alcohol Unit (1996-1997), Drug & Alcohol Therapist (1991-1996)

Academic Appointments

2009 – present: Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria CA, Clinical Psychology Program – Professor

1987 – 2009: Duquesne University, Pittsburgh PA, Psychology Department, McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts – Associate Professor with tenure (1999 - 2009), Assistant Professor (1987-1994); School of Leadership and Professional Advancement – Psychology Curriculum Coordinator & Instructor (1994-2005)

1986 – 1987: Collin County Community College, McKinney TX, Social Sciences Division – Adjunct Faculty (Psychology, Philosophy)

1984 – 1987: Brookhaven College, Richardson TX, Social Sciences Division – Adjunct Faculty (Psychology, Philosophy, Literature)

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