Education and training

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Simon Fraser University, 1994.

M.A. Psychology, Simon Fraser University, 1988.

B.A. Psychology, University of Waterloo, 1985.

Acupressure certificate (Jin Shin Do) (2 years) Canadian Acupressure Institute.

Certified Hakomi Therapist, Hakomi Institute of BC, 2008.

Work Experience

1999 – present. Private practice.

* Psychotherapy
* Psychological-vocational-disability assessment:
M. Jackson Group, Victoria
Mandel and Associates Ltd, Calgary

2006 – 2008. Psychologist, Summit Injury Management pain & rehabilitation programs

2005. Psychologist. University of Victoria, Counselling Services

1995 – 2004. Psychologist, the Vancouver Pain Clinic

1994-1995. Post-doctoral fellow, Workers Compensation Board.

1992-1993. Psychology Intern, Calgary General Hospital

The past 10 years my work has focused on individual and group therapy for people with chronic pain and illness, depression, anxiety, trauma, and the other areas mentioned under Services

Interests & hobbies


chamber choir & instrumental music performance

music composition

Buddhist meditation

Chinese medicine/acupressure for growth and new directions