Professional Résumé



B.A., Education, University of Northern Iowa
M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of Northern Iowa
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Kent State University, 1977
Certificate in Psychoanalysis, Minnesota Institute for Contemporary
Psychoanalytic Studies


On the Development of A Birth Order Theory Using Q Methodology


Licensed Psychologist, State of Minnesota (LP 305)


On file with the Minnesota Board of Psychology:

  • The diagnosis and assessment of mental disorders in children, adolescents
  • and adults.
  • The psychological treatment and therapy of mental disorders in children,
    adolescents and adults in individual, group or family format.
  • The supervision of the assessment and diagnosis of mental disorders in
    children, adolescents and adults.
  • The supervision of psychological treatment and therapy of mental disorders
    in children, adolescents and adults.
  • The psychological assessment and/or treatment of mental disorders of children,
    adolescents and adults utilizing hypnosis or hypnotherapy.
  • Organizational development and/or psychological consultation.
  • Psychological research.
  • Forensic consultation.
  • Psychoanalysis.

Psychologist – private practice
1978 to Present

Services Include:

  • Individual and Group Psychotherapy (Children, Adolescents, and Adults)
  • Marital and Family Psychotherapy
  • Psychological Diagnosis and Assessment (Children through Adults)
  • Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
  • Supervision And Training of Psychology Interns
  • Organization and Development/Consultation
  • Psychological Research
  • Interpretation of and Consultation regarding Psychological Assessment and Diagnosis
  • Psychoanalysis

Professional Experience

Consultative Relationships

  • Clinical Supervisor
    Louis House Chemical Dependency Treatment Center, 1980-82.
  • Clinical Consultant
    Three-R’s Chemical Dependency Treatment Center, 1983-85.
  • Clinical Consultant
    Riverridge Chemical Dependency Treatment Center, 1983-84.
  • Clinical Supervisor
    Family Renewal Center of Fairview Southdale Hospital, 1980-89.
  • Clinical Supervisor and Program Consultant
    Adult Mental Health Services, Fairview Riverside Hospital, 1985-87.
  • Clinical Supervisor
    St. Mary’s Hospital, Adult Mental Health Unit, 1986-87.
  • Clinical Supervisor
    Storefront Youth Agency, 1983-86.
  • Clinical Supervisor
    Relate Counseling Center, 1980-83.
  • Clinical Supervisor
    Kelly Institute, 1989-91.

Additional Professional Activities

  • Adjunct Faculty, Graduate Program in Counseling Psychology, St. Thomas
    University, 1967-69.
  • Designed and Directed Pre-Doctoral Clinical Internship, Minnesota School of Professional Psychology, 1991-92.
  • Served As the Legislative and Governmental Affairs Chair, for Minnesota
    Psychologists in Private Practice, 1980-84, 1985-88.
  • Served As President of Minnesota Psychologists in Private Practice,
  • Co-founded the Minnesota Institute For Contemporary Psychoanalytic Studies,
    1994-95. Served on Board of Directors, 1994-2004
  • Served as President of Society for Psychoanalytic Studies, 2002-2003.
  • Founding Board Member and Clinical Director of Training for the Minnesota Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis

Professional Associations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Minnesota Psychological Association
  • International Association for Relational Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.
  • International Association for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology.