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             professional background and focus




Psychotherapist - Private Practice 1994 to the present

Equine Assisted Practice -

     EAGALA - 2006 - 2013

     Epona - 2019 - Current

Guest Lecturer

Retreat Leader

Co-Creator and -Presenter of two insight-entertainment,

performance art pieces based on Rumi’s Chickpea to Cook

           Cook Me Some More

           You are What You Eat




The University of Texas at Austin

       BS and MA in Human Growth and Development and Family Relations

PhD in Educational Psychology, specializing in Social, Personality, Developmental

     and Counseling Psychology          

Honor Societies

     Phi Kappa Phi

     Kappa Delta Pi


  professional training and certifications

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

EAGALA Certified 2006-2013

Parelli Certified, Level I (natural horsemanship)

Eponaquest Instructor 2019

     Master Herder Certification

     Power of the Herd Certification

Integral Somatic Psychology Training 2020

LPC Continuing Education Provider



        professional affiliations (past and present)

The Association for Transpersonal Psychology

The Jung Society of Austin (former Board member)

The American Counseling Association

The Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy

The Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association (EAGALA)

Eponaquest - Equine Assisted Learning/Psychotherapy



               a sampling of influential work

Jungian analysts:  

     Carl Jung 

     Clarissa Pinkola Estes

     Marion Woodman

     James Hillman

Body Centered therapists

     Eugene Gendlin, PhD

     Elfie Hinterkopf, PhD

     Ann Weiser Cornell, PhD

     Raja Selvam, PhD

Heart Centered Therapy

     Working from the Heart: A therapist's guide to heart-centered psychotherapy

          by William Ryan

How to be an Adult in Relationships by David Richo

A Course in Miracles (a student since 1985)

     Paul Ferrini

     Marianne Williamson

     Ken Wapnik

The 12-Step Program

Richard Rohr's collection (integrative spirituality)

     Cynthia Bougeault' writings on Mary Magdalen

Writings related to women and/or the Divine Feminine

     Harriet Lerner's The Dance of.... series and Women in Therapy

     Clarissa Pinkola Estes - Women Who Run with the Wolves and her Dangerous Woman series

Soul Craft  by Bill Plotkin (nature based work)

Linda Kohanov's collection

Ken Wilber's collection

Pema Chodron's collection

Tara Brach's collection

Carolyn Myss' collection

Eckhart Tolle's collection

The Enneagram Personality Indicator

The Insight Timer meditation app

     Sarah Blondin's Guided Meditations


                          special training

EAGALA (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy) (certified from 2006-2013)

Eponaquest (Equine Assisted Learning/Psychotherapy) (certified 2019)

FOCUSING training through Elfie Hinterkopf, PhD (2018)

Integrative Somatic Therapy (2019)



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