I received my Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Grand Valley State University (summa cum laude). At GVSU, I was invited to become a member of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. I went on to complete a Master’s Degree in Science and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Wayne State University Department of Psychology.
Additional training and experience:
American Psychological Association accredited internship at Children’s Hospital of Michigan (Detroit).
I served as clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry/Psychology at Children’s Hospital of Michigan for 12 years. I was also the pediatric psychologist for Adolescent Medicine at CHM.
I served as the Director of Counseling Services at the Beaumont Health System Center for Human Development and Behavioral Pediatrics in Berkley, MI for 15 years. I also served as an assistant professor at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
I have been in private practice in SE Michigan for the past 16 years.
I am a member of the following professional associations:
American Psychological Association (since 1982)
Michigan Psychological Association (since 1982)
Society for Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (since 1999)