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Psychotherapy, Psychoanalysis & Supervision Training  

Accelerated Resolution Therapy 

Training in A.R.T. with Nancy Montagna, 2018

Training in Advanced and Enhanced A.R.T. with Laney Rosenzweigh, 2019

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensization Reprocessing Therapy) 

Training in EMDR with Laurie Parnell, 2002

Continued Training and Supervision with Deany Laliotis & Rachel Harrison

Contemporary Center for Advanced Psychoanalytic Studies 1997-1999

Training in Supervision of the Psychoanalytic Process for Supervision of
Psychoanalytic Candidates

Training Institute for Mental Health, NY, NY; 1990-1995
Psychoanalytic Training, Certificate 1995

New York University School of Social Work 1994
SIFI Training in Supervision of Social Work Students

Hypnosis, Breathwork and Transpersonal Therapy Training 

Integration Concepts Breath Therapy Training with Carol Lampmann
August 2004, Completion levels one and two

The Wellness Institute: Hypnosis, Breathwork,  Psychodrama, Transpersonal Therapy Training

  • Mentors II - from 2005 ongoing Transpersonal Therapy Training
  • Personal Transformation Intensive Leader Training - 2004
  • Subtle Energy Healing - August 2003, Yvonne Christman
  • Personal Transformation Intensive Internship 2001-2003
  • Focus: Relationships, Trauma and Shock, Addictions, Spiritual Healing and Transcendence

American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
Advanced Level Training 1998-1999

Other Training: Addictions, Grief Counseling, Reiki:

RAPT Addiction Counselor Training 1996

American Academy of Bereavement, Bereavement Facilitator Training 1996

Reiki Master Initiation 

    Reiki 1 & 2, 2001 with Libby Barnett

    Reiki Master Initiation with Dr. Sharda Sharma, 2003

Visionary Art Training, 2001, with Alex and Allyson Grey

Intuitive Process Painting, 2007-2009 with the Painting Experience

Graduate and Undergraduate Education:

Catholic University, School for Social Service, Washington, DC, 2009 to the present

Doctoral Studies in Intersubjectivity, Women's Issues and Caregiving, Treatment of Trauma and Secondary Trauma

New York University School of Social Work, Masters in Social Work 1989

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, BA 1981

Positions Held:

Institute for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy of NJ
Chair, Continuing Education 1998-2003
Faculty and Supervisor for Psychoanalytic Training 1997 ongoing

Training Institute for Mental Health, NY NY --Faculty and Supervisor 1996-1998


Relevant Work Experience:

Private Practice since 1995 

United Labor Agency Employee Assistance Program, Newark NJ, Employee Assistance Counselor providing assessment, placement and short term treatment to employees of labor union locals in area. Seminars on stress management.

Hospice Social Worker Providing Home Visits to the Terminally Ill and Their Families, Leading of Bereavement Groups.

Mental Health Clinician in Bayonne and Jersey City, providing assessment and treatment for individuals and families, adults and children.