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.
1999 – present. Private practice.
* 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
Chinese medicine/acupressure for growth and new directions