- Doctorate in Holistic Health/Group Processes/Counseling from Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

- Masters In Education of Urban Disadvantaged Youth from Springfield College, Springfield, Mass.

- Graduate Practicum Program in Marriage Counseling and Family Therapy, from Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute, Philadelphia, PA.


- Licensed Professional Counselor - Licensed Clinical Alcohol And Drug Counselor

- Certified Addictions Counselor Diplomate

- Nationally Certified Master Addictions Counselor

- Internationally Certified Alcohol And Drug Counselor

- Critical Incident Stress Management Certification


- Ordained Minister, Universal Brotherhood Movement, Inc.

Professional Organizations/Memberships

- New Jersey Association for Multicultural Counseling (Past President)

- Princeton Alcohol And Drug Alliance (Board Member)

- Mindful Therapists of Princeton

- New Jersey Counseling Association

- National Association Of Alcohol And Drug Counselors

- Association For Humanistic Psychology - Association For The Advancement Of Health Education - Pennsylvania Association Of Drug And Alcohol Counselors (Former Member, Board Of Directors)

- National Reciprocity Consortium/Alcohol And Other Drug Abuse - Amethyst Network, Consortium Of University Alcohol And Other Drug Programs, Co-Founder)

- SAFAR, Survivors And Advocates For Abuse Recovery (Former Member, Founding Board Of Directors)

- The Starting Point (Former Member, Board Of Directors)

Current Employment

- Private Practice - Counseling services in part-time private practice since 1981.

Previous Employment

- Staff Counselor

- Coordinator, Alcohol And Other Drug Treatment Team, Counseling And Psychological Services, Princeton University, 2001-2011.

- Staff Counselor - Coordinator Alcohol And Other Drug Program, University Counseling Service, Temple University, 1987-2001