1992 to present:
Psychological Forensic Exams and independent expert witness
in felony cases. Evaluation of inmates in the King County
Correctional Facility of Kent Regional Justice Center.
Consultation regarding competency, diminished capacity and
1990 to present:
Employee Assistance Consulting Psychologist. Specialty in
focus and training in Critical Incident Stress Debriefing for
companies, organizations and agencies. Debriefing dealing with
natural, accidental, suicidal, homicidal death and violence in the
1984 to present:
Private Practice: Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Medicine,
clinical psychology and medical psychology. Individual,
couple, group psychotherapy and psycho-diagnostic assessment.
Preferred provider for many HMOs, PPOs, and EAPs. Clinical
director and supervisor of Northwest Behavioral Medical Group
(1984-1990) a private psychological service unit. General
mental health and medical psychology practice. Clinical
focus: psychological evaluations referred by court and medical
community, treatment of adolescent and adult alcohol and chemical
dependency (cocaine, marijuana, heroin, and prescription drug
abuse), ADD/ADHD and depression. Practice includes marital
and individual psychotherapy, chronic pain disorders, sexual
dysfunction, parent/adolescent problems, and Critical Incident
Stress Debriefing (CISD).
Consulting service to
primary care physicians, inpatient and outpatient alcohol drug
treatment programs (CareUnit Hospital of Kirkland,
Highline-Riverton Hospital, Milam Recovery Center, Residence XII,
Snoqualmie Valley Hospital, First Step, Inc. Square One and
Chinook Center). Involved with medical/psychology issues and
treatment, case consultation, patient evaluation and staff
training. Held Allied staff privilege at Fairfax and Associate staff
privilege at the CareUnit Hospital.
1991 to present:
Consultative Examiner, US Office of Disability Insurance,
Washington and Idaho. Providing cognitive and psychological
assessment of organic, intellectual and personality factors in
Eastern and Western Washington and Idaho.
1983 to 1984:
Psychological Resident, Behavioral Medicine Associates,
Bellevue, Washington. General consulting medical and clinical
psychology. Specialty interest areas: alcohol and chemical
dependency, adolescent, adult, individual, couple and group
psychotherapy, assessment and treatment of chronic pain and
1977 to 1983:
Northern California Psychological Services, San Francisco.
Consulting services: performing psychological and
neuropsychological consultations (interview and psychological test
battery) for the alcohol and substance abuse rehabilitation units at
St. Mary's Hospital and Medical Center, Hayward Vesper Hospital,
Merrit Hospital and Doctor's Hospital. Performing individual,
couple and group psychotherapy. Workshop delivery and
staff in-service training for: East Texas Community Mental Health,
Southwest Community Mental Health, Addiction Intervention Motivation
System, Mendocino County Mental Health, Moraga School District, and
Southwestern School for Behavioral Health Studies at the University of Arizona.
September 1980 to
August 1981: Intern, Department of Psychiatry, US Public Health
Service Hospital, San Francisco, California. Providing
consultation to medical service. Diagnosing, assessing and
treating general hospital patients with psychiatric complications.
Consultation cases included chronic pain, depression, death and
dying, confusion, delirium and dementia, toxic and alcohol
withdrawal syndrome, hallucination and delusion, suicide attempts,
extreme manifestation of anxiety, psychosomatic medicine issues, and
sexual deviance. Psychotherapy and emergency psychiatric
intervention was provided at patient Community Mental Health Clinic
connected with the hospital.
September 1977 to
August 1978: Clinical Psychology Intern, San Francisco
General Hospital, in the general medical clinic, psychiatric
and prison wards: staff rounds, consultation to medical and nursing
staff, psychological testing and individual psychotherapy.
November 1976 to
September 1977: Chief alcoholism Therapist at Alta Bates Hospital
CareUnit, Berkeley California. Clinical director and
administrator of a general hospital inpatient and out-patient
alcohol and drug addiction treatment unit. Involved in group,
individual and family therapy, videotaped feedback, relaxation
therapy, assertiveness and sexuality training, emergency room
consultation, education and in-service training for medical and
Therapist," Comprehensive Care Corporation, Newport
Beach, California. Traveling to twenty-four CareUnit programs
through the United States serving as a program consultant and
liaison between corporate headquarters and satellite units located
in general hospitals. Primary function was delivering direct
patient care: group therapy, education, family, marital and
individual counseling. Secondary function involved problem
solving and troubleshooting on the units, staff relations,
interviewing job applicants, in-service training of medical and
clinical staff and community presentations.
II, Cascadia Juvenile Center, State of Washington.
Master's level position doing psychological evaluations,
assessments, and testing of an adolescent population of multiple
offenders (sexual and aggressive assaults) referred from all
counties in the state for psychological evaluation.
counselor Intern, Alberta Alcoholism and drug Abuse Commission,
Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Intake assessments, individual
counseling, group, marital and family therapy, industrial and court
1973 to 1974:
Psychology Intern, Veteran's Administration Hospital,
Alcohol Treatment Program and Neuro-psych Units. Conducting
group therapy, developing videotaped "social skill and assertiveness
training" program, and serving as a research assistant.
1972 to 1973: Sex
Information Center, Washington State University, Pullman,
Washington. Directing a clinic providing information and
counseling to students on birth control, family planning, pregnancy,
abortion issues, and sexuality problems.
1971 to 1972:
Volunteer, Tacoma Crisis Clinic, Tacoma, Washington,
serving as a crisis phone answerer in a large urban crisis clinic
and suicide prevention center.