Private Practice Acton, Cambridge, MA and Washington, DC 1998 –
Individual and organizational development and effectiveness, mindfulness and stress reduction, conflict resolution, time management, alleviation of suffering associated with chronic illness and pain, family matters, including parenting, marriage, divorce, and bereavement. Training program design and delivery for medical, legal, and other settings. Trained Mediator. Published author.
Associate Director, Anatomical Gift Program Harvard Medical School 2000-2013
Chief Organizational Development Officer InterNational Risk Management, Boston, MA 1996-1998
Individual and Organizational Development Consultant Acton, MA 1988-1995
Administrative Director/Treasurer Acton Mental Health Associates, Inc., Acton, MA 1985-1990
Psychotherapist CMHS, Acton, MA and NCPA, Fitchburg, MA 1981-1985
Clinical Social Worker Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA 1980-1981
Laboratory Technician/Research Assistant USDA Bio Control Lab, Drexel University BioEngineering Lab, Abington Memorial Clinical Chemistry Lab 1967-1973


Boston University Graduate School of Management
Master of Business Administration with High Honors
Simmons College School of Social Work
Master of Social Work
Harvard University Clinical Internships
University Mental Health Services, Beth Israel Hospital
University of Massachusetts
Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude with Honors in Psychology
University of Pennsylvania, Graduate Hospital
Medical Laboratory Certification


Mediation, in accordance with M.G.L. ch.233 § 23C, 40 hours prescribed for certification, National Center for Dispute Settlement, & 40 hours Basic, 25 hours Advanced Divorce, MWI, Boston
Coaching, Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School; Ben J. Dean, PhD, MentorCoach LLC
Creating Connections,  National Marriage Seminars

Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, Harvard Law School

Clinical Bioethics, Harvard Medical School

The Role of Mindful Learning in the Development of Professionalism, Harvard Medical School
Understanding the Brain: From Neuroscience to Clinical Practice, Harvard Medical School
Shared Subjectives in Brain, Mind, Psychopathology, Tavistock Clinic, Cambridge Health Alliance
Neuroanatomical Dissection, Marquette University
Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction in Mind-Body Medicine, Jon Kabat Zinn, PhD
Mind/Body Medicine, Herbert Benson, MD
Meditation and Psychotherapy, Harvard Medical School