Clinical Psychologist for 30 years, now retired. Co-founder of Southern California Society for Ericksonian Psychotherapy & Hypnosis. Author/Co-Author of Rapid Age Regression & Now You Wanted a Trance Demonstrated Today. Taught many hypnosis training workshops and a frequent presenter at the Milton Erickson Congresses.
1975 – 2003 Clinical Psychology Private Practice, Laguna Niguel and Anaheim, CA. Individual and family psychotherapy specializing with child and adolescent family problems and adults with dissociative disorders and posttraumatic stress disorders.1987 – Present Director of Clinical Services, Instructor and Co-FounderSouthern California Society for Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnosis; Laguna Niguel, CA. (Originally co-founded as the Orange County Society for Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnosis) A private organization developed to serve as an educational catalyst to the professional community by providing quality training and education in the areas of psychotherapy and hypnosis. Conducting introductory, intermediate and advanced training workshops through the Society on an ongoing basis throughout the Southern California area.1991 – 1998 Consulting Psychologist, Community Psychiatric Corporation, Psychiatric Hospitals; Laguna Hills and Brea, CA. Direct in-patient care of adults.1987 – 1993 Director, Brief Therapy Clinic, Dissociative Disorders Consultation Team; Santa Ana, CA. Conducted research and provided consultation and training in the areas of dissociative disorders, hypnosis and systemic therapies.1978 – 1992 Consultant and Clinical Supervisor, Concern of Orange; Fullerton, CA. Assisting with program development, staff training and intern supervision in this agency that provides for student and staff counseling in Catholic schools.1983 – 1990 Consultant, Los Ranchos Presbytery; Anaheim, CA. Assessment of ordained staff compatibility and assisting with the resolution of staff conflicts in the Presbyterian Church USA.1984 – 1991 Consulting Psychologist, Capistrano By The Sea Psychiatric Hospital; Dana Point, CA. Direct in-patient care of adults and adolescents.1989 – 1990 Consultant, Syntone Treatment Centers; Anaheim, CA. Staff training and program development for therapeutic group home for abused and abandoned children and adolescents.1984 – 1989 Consultant, Project Independence; Anaheim, CA. Staff education and program development for agency that assists with the independent living skill training of developmentally disabled adults.1982 – 1989 Consultant, Arnold Group Homes; Anaheim, CA. Assisting with program planning of therapeutic group homes treating abused and neglected children and adolescents.1976 – 1977 Instructor, Saddleback Unified School District Adult Education; San Juan Capistrano, CA. Instructor in classes related to family child management.1975 – 1976 Instructor, North Orange County Community College District; Fullerton, CA. Instructor in classes related to family child management.1973 – 1979 Service Chief of Child and Adolescent Services, North Orange County Regional Mental Health Services; Fullerton, CA. Directed out-patient, day-treatment and residential service programs for children and adolescents. Provided community consultation, program development and utilization review of regional county programs.1973 – 1974 Staff Psychologist, Pasadena Child Guidance Clinic; Pasadena, CA. Provided individual and group outpatient psychotherapy for children, adolescents and their parents.1973 Staff Psychologist, Child Development Center; Pasadena, CA. Provided behaviorally oriented outpatient treatment for child behavior problems.