I earned my Bachelor of Arts from the University of Iowa in 1989.
I was awarded my Masters from the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science at the New School for Social Research New York, NY in 1994.
I received my Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology from the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science at the New School for Social Research in 1999.
My dissertation was “Dissociative Symptomatology in Hospitalized Burn Patients.” Subjects were drawn from the William Randolph Hearst Burn Unit of New York Presbyterian Hospital.
I completed a two year postdoctoral fellowship at the Payne Whitney Clinic of New York Presbyterian Hospital, Cornell Medical College.
I completed a one year post graduate training at New York University’s International Traumatic Stress Studies Program.
I completed RYT 200 Yoga teacher training in 2009.
I completed EMDR training with Barb Maiberger in Boulder in 2015.
I completed the Yoga for 12 Step Recovery Relapse Prevention in 2017.
I completed the two year comprehensive Hakomi training at the Hakomi Institute in Boulder CO, and the advanced training in Majjorca, Spain 2019.