Work Experience

Licensed Psychologist, Private Practice
Saint Paul, Minnesota

February 1991 – Present

  • Provide individual and group psychotherapy to adults
  • Administer and interpret personality assessments
  • Consult with health care professionals regarding legal and ethical issues
  • Consult and train mental health professionals on ethics-related topics
  • Provide clinical supervision and consultation to individuals and groups
  • Teach individualized remedial courses for mental health professionals following licensing board complaints and disciplinary actions
  • Provide remedial/disciplinary supervision and consultation to mental health professionals
  • Conduct assessments of human service professionals’ fitness for duty
  • Provide expert witness opinions in legal cases involving mental health professionals


Adjunct Faculty, Department of Professional Psychology

University of Saint Thomas, Minneapolis, Minnesota

February 1998 – May 2003; 2010-12

  • Teach doctoral course: Contemporary Ethical Issues (Spring 1998, Fall 2000, Winter, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Teach master’s course: Practicum Supervision (1999–2000, 2001–03)


Adjunct Faculty, Clinical Psychology

Argosy University, Eagan, Minnesota

January 1994 – April 2006; 2010-11

  • Teach graduate courses: Professional Conduct and Ethical Issues (1994–96, Spring, 2010, 2011), Professional Writing (Winter 2000–06), and Consultation and Supervision (2003–06)
  • Teach continuing education courses: Clinical Supervision, Advanced Practice Management, and Legal and Ethical Challenges (2000)


Assistant Professor, Counseling and Psychological Services, Adjunct Faculty

Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota

June 1990 – June 2000

  • Teach graduate courses:
  • Ethics and Professional Issues in Psychology (Summer 1991–Fall 1999)
  • Counseling Skills and Practice (Fall 1991–Summer 2000)
  • Professional Psychological Writing (Winter 1997–Summer 1999)
  • Clinical & Ethical Issues in Counselor Supervision (Fall 1994–99)


Assistant Director/Counseling Psychologist, Counseling Center

College of Saint Catherine, Saint Paul, Minnesota

August 1985 – June 1991

  • Provide individual and group counseling; areas of specialization include victimization, intercultural issues, addiction, and family of origin issues
  • Design and implement a biofeedback program for anxiety
  • Provide psychological assessment of intelligence and personality
  • Develop and present prevention-oriented workshops for faculty, staff, and paraprofessionals on suicide and crisis intervention, lesbian/gay/bisexual issues, children of alcoholics, self-esteem, and sexual assault and abuse
  • Provide clinical consultation to faculty and staff regarding student problems


University Counselor/Rehabilitation Counselor, Personal Development Center

Southwest State University Marshall, Minnesota

December 1981 – June 1985

  • Provide individual and group counseling and psychological testing for students, including physically disabled and chemically dependent students
  • Conduct personal development workshops on topics such as human sexuality, communication skills, crisis intervention, and parenting
  • Provide mental health-related consultation to faculty and administrators
  • Chair the Southwest State University Affirmative Action Committee


Coordinator, Handicapped Student Services

Saint Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, Minnesota

August 1979 – October 1980

  • Provide counseling, advocacy, support groups, and workshops on disability
  • Conduct in-service training seminars for faculty members
  • Train and supervise program employees and volunteers


Psychology Trainee, Psychology Department, Psychiatric Unit

Fergus Falls Regional Treatment Center, Fergus Falls, Minnesota

June 1978 – August 1979

  • Provide individual and group counseling for acute and chronic psychiatric in-patients on a security unit
  • Assisted with psychological assessments including intellectual, personal, and mental status evaluations