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  • Facilitator for “Art 4 Growth” and “Discovering Your Self Through Art” classes and workshops in Palo Alto and at Wellspring Retreat Center in Mendocino County, CA ; 1995-Current

  • Art Educator at local private schools and at Arts in Action; San Francisco Bay Area, 1995-Current

  • Classroom Teacher Grades 1-4 (multiple subjects including art);  1993 - current

  • Facilitator of Art Experiences for the Elderly and Disabled at Hope Center; Santa Clara,  1999

  • Art Therapist Intern at Ohlone Elementary School; Palo Alto, 1992-1993

  • Art therapist intern at V.A. Hospital in Drug and Alcohol Recovery Program;  menlo park,1992-1993

  • Presentations at Art Therapy Conferences and to a variety of groups such as teachers, school counselors, etc



         Completed level 1 training in IFS (Internal Family Systems Therapy )


  • SoulCollage® Facilitator Training;  2010

  • One Year training in Psycho -Synthesis

  • Board Certification as Art Therapist ( ATR-BC 95-121 ); 2005

  • Registration as Art Therapist ( ATR ); 1995

  • Post-Graduate Certificate in Art Therapy, Notre Dame De Namur University; 1993

  • Masters of Arts in Art Education, San Jose State University; 1992

  • Bachelors Degree in Elementary and Middle School Education & Art, Justus Liebig University in Gießen and Marburg, Germany; 1983


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