Education, Licensure, and Training

Education
2001
University of Utah, College of Social Work, Salt Lake Ciity, UT
Master of Social Work
 
1979
San Jose State University, College of Art and Design, San Jose, CA
Master of Fine Arts (Plastic Art)
 
1974
San Jose State University, College of Arts and Humanities, San Jose,CA
Bachelor of Arts – Art / Psychology
 
License
State of Utah, Licensed Clinical Social Worker / UT License #5029481-3501

National Provider Identification Number
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 Psychoanalytic and DBT Paradigms
Study group presenter , The Inner World of Trauma: Archetypal Defensesof the Personal Spirit
Archetypology of Everyday Life Seminar Series / February – April, 2010 Westminster College
Social Work Ethics / Ethical Dilemas and Violations / various clinical locations, 2012-14
 
Seminars and Training
Albert Ellis, Ph.D./ Rational/Emotive Behavior Therapy Training
International Psychotherapy Institute, Object Relations Theory Seminars (2006-10)
Behavioral Tech, LLC Inc., DBT Skills Group Facilitator / Individual Therapy (2003-4)
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
Clinical Hypnosis, 100 Hour Training (Ericksonian), Michael Yapko, Ph.D.

Memberships
Alumni Association, San Jose State University (lifetime)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW), National Organization and Utah Chapter
Alumni Association, University of Utah (lifetime)
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis (member)
Audobon Society