4601 Lake Boone Trail, Suite 2C, Raleigh, NC (2000-present full-time, 1986-2000, part-time)
Faculty Instructor, Consultant and Therapist- joint appointment to :
Dept of Psychiatry and Social Work, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 277l0 (November 1990-August 1994)
Duke Alcohol and Addictions Program, Dept. of Psychiatry, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27707 (November 1991-August 1994)
at Duke University Medical Center for in-patient psychiatric units
treating multiple disorders (chronic pain, depression, anxiety,
obsessive/compulsive, psychosis and anorexia). Also carried private practice
caseload of individuals in longer-term therapy with problems of trauma related
to physical and emotional abuse.
Consultant for Duke
University Medical Center for patients with alcohol/drug addictions.
Provided assessments and treatment recommendations for medical teams in
l200 bed trauma hospital with special focus on patients in liver transplant
program, maternity, cardiac and trauma units.
Provided individual and marital therapy and co-led groups for clients
recovering from addiction.
Employee Assistance Counselor
Raleigh Employee Assistance Program, 1008 Bullard Court, suite 101, Raleigh, NC 27615 (919-872-4786) (November 1996-August 2000)
Human Affairs, International, 2700 Wycliff Road, Raleigh, NC (July 1986- Nov. 1990)
Counselor, providing assessments and short-term therapy for employees and
their families. Employees were from
Research Triangle Park companies and under contracts with the Raleigh Employee
Assistance Program and Human Affairs International.
Eating Disorders Specialist
Duke University Diet and Fitness Center, 805 W.Trinity Ave., Durham, NC(August1994-October1996*)
- Duke University Medical Center, Dept of Psychiatry, (Anorexia Program), NC 277l0 (November 1990-Nov.1991)
Raleigh Community Hospital (Optifast Program- Behavioral Therapist, Group treatment), Wake Forest Rd., Raleigh, NC (1986- 199l *)
Structure House Center for Weight Control and Lifestyle Change, 3017 Pickett Road, Durham, NC 27707 (October 1984- August l986)
Eating disorder specialist with seven years experience at treatment programs for anorexia
nervosa, bulimia and severe obesity. Individual therapist and presenter at Duke University Diet and Fitness Center, Structure
House, Inc., Raleigh Community Hospital. Family therapist on Duke Universitys in-patient
Teaching and Training Experience
Faculty instructor to physicians, nurses and hospital staff at Duke University Medical Center.
Lecturer at Duke University Diet and Fitness Center.
Designed workshops on assertiveness, anger and conflict resolution. Presented weekly lectures on lifestyle change, behavior modification in long-term weight
management and relapse prevention. Trained and certified as facilitator for Pacific Institutes Investment in Excellence.(1994-1996)
Trainer for Sexual Harassment Prevention Office, Office of the President of Duke University., Allen Bldg, Durham, NC (part-time) (August 1994-May 1995)
Trainer on Diversity for Carolina Power and Light.
Trainer and presenter in employee assistance programs.
for corporations and city employees on
topics including how to deal with the angry public; prevention of post-traumatic
stress syndrome in police and emergency workers; alcohol/drug problems in the
workplace; coping with change. (see Human
Affairs, Intl and Raleigh EAP, above)
Director of Human Affairs, International.
One year interim position, managing contracts and marketing, overseeing staff of thirteen in three clinical offices, implementing national offices policies.(1989-1990)
Supervisory management consultant to managers in Research Triangle Park based corporations (including IBM, Aetna, Nortel) under contract with Human Affairs, International. Consultation on employees with emotional, relationship or substance abuse problems and assessment/management of suicidal/homicidal staff.
Degrees and Licenses
Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) (North Carolina l99l)
Academy of Clinical Social Workers (ACSW) (l986- present)
Masters in Social Work (clinical specialty), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (l98l)
Bachelor of Arts in English, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (l974)