Professional Credentials, Experience and Education


 Profile:
    Licensed Clinical Social Worker, State of California 1969, License # LCS 647
    Diplomate in Clinical Social Work 1993, National Association of Social Workers

 Experience: 

   
1962-1968
    Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Denver, Denver CO
   
    Social Worker:  foster and adoptive home assessments, placements and supervision and the provision of individual, family and group therapy in
        residential facilities for latency age
children and their families.

    1968-1978
    San Diego Center for Children, San Diego CA
        Psychotherapist:  intensive individual, family, couples and group psychotherapy in a residential treatment center for emotionally troubled
        latency age children.

        Program Director:  administrative responsibility for operation of a children’s residential unit and group home for adolescent girls, including
        supervision of clinical and childcare staff, and
        agency representative in many community mental health organizations.

   
1979-1981
   
Adult Protective Services Inc., San Diego CA
       
Program Director:  administration and clinical supervision of a senior mental health outreach program designed to assist with community and
        in-home support services to enable the highest level of independent functioning possible and to prevent the need for out-of-home placement.
    1979-1986
        Family Service Association of San Diego, San Diego CA
   
    Psychotherapist:  intensive crisis-intervention and short and long-term individual, family, couples and group psychotherapy
        for children, adolescents and adults in an outpatient setting and the provision of community workshops focusing on
        personal and family challenges as well as other mental health related issues.

   
1986-2007
       
Vista Hill Hospital and Sharp Mesa Vista Behavioral Health at University Heights, Chula Vista and San Diego CA
   
    Director of Social Services:  administrative and clinical supervision responsibilities (Vista Hill Hospital).
        Psychotherapist:  individual, family, couples and group psychotherapy for adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings
   
    1986 - 2007
    Alvarado Parkway Institute Behavioral Health Services, La Mesa CA
        Individual and Group Psychotherapist:  adults with chronic mental illness

   
1968 - 2015
    Private Practice, San Diego, La Mesa and El Cajon CA
        Psychotherapist:  individual, couples and family psychotherapy for children, adolescent, adults, couples and groups

  
 Education:
    University of Denver, Graduate School of Social Work   
   
Masters Degree in Psychiatric Social Work 1966