Credentials & Personal Info


B.A. in Psychology, Cornell University, 1981

M.Ed. in Counseling,  Northeastern University, 1983

Post-graduate training in Marriage and Family Therapy

Certified Mediator 

Over two decades working with children, youth, adults, agencies, and congregations in various roles including...

  • Spiritual direction
  • Community mental health
  • Foster care
  • Crisis intervention
  • Volunteer management
  • Family ministry
  • Pastoral counseling
  • Therapy with teens, couples and families

A mature professional with

  • significant life experience
  • a commitment to continuing education/peer supervision
  • a deep respect for the inner of wisdom of those with whom I'm privileged to work
Mother of three grown children, wife to soul-mate, stepmother of two "bonus-children"

Gardener, actress, fledgling watercolor artist



Sara Groves is a favorite singer-songwriter, and this video
tells the story of my own faith journey in a really beautiful way.


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