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I have available a business vitae which includes a brief summary of my clinical, academic, and recent professional experiences.  Please email for a comprehensive curriculum vitae.


  • Clinical Psychologist in private practice
  • Legal Consultant as Clinical Psychologist Expert Witness in mental health lawsuit
  • Faculty Member and Co-founder, Gestalt Institute of Georgia, Atlanta, GA
  • Faculty Member, Pine River Psychotherapy Training Institute, Atlanta, GA
  • Director of Training and Faculty Member, Workshop Institute of Living-Learning, Atlanta, GA
  • Ward Psychologist, Brecksville Veterans Administration Hospital, Brecksville, OH
  • Clinical Psychologist, G.B. Dimmick Child Guidance Clinic, Lexington, KY
  • Staff Psychologist and Intern, University Hospital of Cleveland, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH


  • Professor Emerita, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
  • Senior Faculty Associate,the Advancement of Women/Task Force for the Advancement of Women, Provost’s Office, Georgia State University
  • Senior Faculty Associate, Alternative Dispute Resolution Task Force, Provost’s Office, Georgia State University
  • Chair, Clinical Program, Georgia State University
  • Chair, Psychotherapy Program, Georgia State University
  • Professor, Georgia State University
  • Associate Director, Psychotherapy and Behavior Therapy Clinic, Georgia State University
  • Associate Professor, Tenure, Georgia State University
  • Assistant Professor, Georgia State University
  • Assistant Professor, Oberlin College, OH


  • Advanced clinical training in Gestalt Individual, Intimate Systems (couples and families), and Group Psychotherapy 
  • Advanced training in Women’s Leadership in an Organizational Context
  • Scientifically-Based Marital Therapy, the Gottman Institute, Inc.
  • Human Interaction Laboratory, NTL Institute for Applied Behavioral Science
  • Core Communication, Interpersonal Communication Programs, Inc.
  • Advanced training in Body Psychotherapy
  • Advanced training in Behavioral Therapy with Joseph Wolpe




Honorary Degree of Doctor of Science, Ph.D., 2012, Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia
A.B.P.P. (American Board of Professional Psychology), Diplomate in Clinical Psychology
Ph.D., University of Kentucky
Major: Clinical Psychology;
Minor: Experimental Psychology;
Second Major: Modern Philosophy
Masters of Science,
University of Kentucky
Thesis: The Verb as a Discriminative
Stimulus for Two Response Classes
Bachelors of Science,                 
Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia
Cum Laude; Major: Psychology;
Minor: Social Science


Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Georgia (license #PSY000441)

Diplomat in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)

Professor Emeriti, Department of Psychology, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia

Certified Group Psychotherapist by the National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists



See links page for a list of professional associations I have been in or am a member of.



Georgia Author of the Year Award in Non-Fiction for the Impostor Phenomenon, Dixie Council of Authors & Journalists, Inc.

Exceptional Contribution as Editorial Consultant, Psychotherapy: Theory/Research/Practice/Training, American Psychological Association, Division 29

Elected President, Southeastern Psychological Association

Woman of the Year Award, Division F of the Georgia Psychological Association

Honored as Eminent Women in Southeastern Psychology, 44th Annual Meeting Southeastern Psychological Association

Mentor Award, Georgia Psychological AssociationDivision E Midwinter Conference

Nominated and accepted participant to ACE/OWHE 58th National Leadership Forum (1 of 20 national candidates selected)

Fellow, Psychotherapy Division, American Psychological Association

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