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Education, Licensure, and Training



1999-2001         University of Utah, College of Social Work, Salt Lake City, UT

                   Master of Social Work

1976-1979         San Jose State University, College of Art and Design, San Jose, CA

                 Master of Fine Arts (Plastic Art)

1975                 De Anza Community College, Department of Language Arts
                                Cupertino, CA
                                Introduction to Dutch; Intermediate Dutch (certificate)

1974                San Jose State University, College of Arts and Humanities,
                               San Jose, CA

               Bachelor of Arts – Art / Psychology

Licensure, Certification, Training,
Presentations, and Memberships

License                 State of Utah, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
                                UT License #5029481-3501

NPI 1396721536 
Field Instructor      University of Utah, College of Social Work (2006-2014)
Certifications         State of Utah
                                Designated Mental Health Examiner (current)

                 Object Relations Psychotherapy
                                IPI Salt Lake City 

          State of Utah
                                Behavioral Health Crisis Counselor (current)

                         State of Utah
                                Mental Health Officer 

                                State of Utah
                                Mental Health Examiner

                 Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
                                Individual Therapy / Group Skills Training

Credential              California Community College Instructor
                                Fine and Applied Art (Lifetime)

Presentations        State of Utah Mental Health Conference 2005
                                Mindfulness Practice in DBT

                                 On-going In-service series:

                                 Psychotherapeutic Treatment of Severe Personality Disorder
                                 in Analytic, DBT, and TFP Paradigms 

                                 Study group presenter:

                                 The Inner World of Trauma: Archetypal Defenses
                                 of the Personal Spirit
                                 Archetypology of Everyday Life Seminar Series
                                 February – April, 2010 Westminster College

                                 Social Work Ethics / Ethical Dilemas and Violations
                                 (various clinical locations)

and Training            Albert Ellis, Ph.D.
                                 Rational/Emotive Therapy Training 

                                International Psychotherapy Institute
                                 Object Relations Theory Seminars (2006-10)

                                 Behavioral Tech, LLC Inc.
                                 DBT Skills Group Facilitator / Individual Therapy (2003-4)

                                 Transference-focused Psychotherapy
                                 Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference (2005/9)

                   State of Utah Crisis and Disaster Counselor Training 

         Harm Reduction Substance Abuse Training 

                                County of Salt Lake Mental Health Officer Training 

                                State of Utah Designated Mental Health Examiner Training

Memberships          Alumni Association, San Jose State University (lifetime)

                                 National Association of Social Workers, National Organization

                                 National Association of Social Workers, Utah Chapter 

                                 Alumni Association, University of Utah (lifetime)

                                 Audobon Society


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