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Counselor, Hypnotherapist, Coach and Counselor

All About Me


I have a diverse range of experience and training in counseling and coaching techniques as well as business.




My basic approach involves Cognitive Behavioral techniques while incorporating Family Systems Theory (Family of Origin). This approach can provide quick relief from anxiety and depression while providing insights to help resolve some of those issues that seem to undermine happiness and healthy relationships.


I also incorporate clinical hypnosis and Emotional Freedom Technique for PTSD and other specific issues. See my page on Hypnosis and EFT for more on thisll


My Training and Certifications:

Master of Arts in Human Services from St. Edward’s University

Master of Science in Management Science, School of Management SUNY Binghamton

Master’s Certificate in Project Management from George Washington University

Licensed Professional Counselor – Supervisor

National Certified Counselor by NBCC

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist

Trained in EFT/Meridian Tapping

Certified as Professional Life Coach; NLP Practitioner; Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Practitioner; and Medical Meditation Consultant.

Experience and Work History

Private Practice:

In private practice since 2001, both part time and full time since 2006.

Institutional Settings:

The Samaritan Center for Pastoral Counseling

Charter Behavioral Hospital

Senior Connections

Austin Academy for Individual and Relationship Counseling

Hospice Austin (volunteer facilitator for bereavement groups)

Business Management and Planning Experience:

I held key senior management positions at IBM as well as positions in business planning, finance, project management, industrial engineering and as an ACT Facilitator.

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