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 also completed a one year post graduate training at New York University’s International Traumatic Stress Studies Program.