About Me

- I am a Board Certified and Registered art therapist (ATR-BC).

- I currently work with Adult on a Short Stay Inpatient Acute Psych Unit.

- I have recent experience with Veterans in treatment for a range of mental health issues from PTSD, Military Sexual  Trauma, Geriatric Psych, Acute Inpatient Psych, Substance Abuse through Long Term Care. Veterans I have worked with were in treatment from days through decades.

- I have experience with Individuals and Families at an Outpatient Cancer Center, Children and Adolescents with Behavioral Issues through an after school program, and with Families and Individuals in Private Practice through home visits, which I currently provide locally.

- I earned my Education Specialist (Ed.S) degree in Marriage and Family Therapy.

photo by Elaine Acosta
- I am a RRCA certified long distance running coach.

- I am an ultrarunner, trail runner and road racer.

- I am Sponsored by Brooks as a member of their Inspire Daily program.

- I am a Cancer Survivor.

- I am an Assistant Coach for the Monmouth County Chapter of Team in Training, NJ, where I help train marathoners and half marathoners who are raising money for cancer research. 

- I am the Coach for the Run for the Book program, which uses proceeds to provides books to children in treatment for cancer.

- I am one of the "At Home" Coaches for the Cancer to 5K program offer by the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults.

- I am a licensed attorney in two states.

- I am a professional divorce mediator.