top of page

Professional Qualifications


Licensed Psychologist, State of Florida, No. PY0004831

Education & Training

  • PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of South Florida

  • MA, Clinical Psychology, University of South Florida

  • BS, Psychology, Southern Methodist University

  • Certificate in Psychoanalysis, International Institute for Psychoanalytic Training

  • Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Contemporary Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association, Full Member

  • American Psychoanalytic Association, Full Member

  • International Psychoanalytical Association, Full Member

  • International Institute for Psychoanalytic Training, Teaching Analyst

  • International Psychotherapy Institute, Teaching Faculty

  • Contemporary Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis, 

Founding Member

  • South Tampa Psychoanalytic Study Group, Founding Member

Honors & Distinctions

  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists

  • Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society for the Social Sciences

  • Graduate Registration Fellowship, USF

Areas of Teaching & Research

  • Diagnosis & Assessment in Psychotherapy & Psychoanalysis

  • Establishing Initial Relationships in Psychoanalytic Treatment

  • Deepening Psychoanalytic Treatment

  • Anxiety in Psychoanalytic Treatment

  • Impact of Early Attachment on Adult Relationships & Mental Health

  • Anxiety & Self-Injurious Behavior in Young Women

  • Eating Disorders in Young Women

  • Adjustment to Motherhood

  • Early Family Development

  • Individual & Family Mental Health Over the Life Span

Links to Professional Association Websites

bottom of page