Over 25 Years of Education & Professional Experience
I am a Licensed Psychologist. I received my B.A. from Barnard College/ Columbia University in New York, and graduated Cum Laude with Honors and Distinction in psychology. Following graduation, I worked as a Project Coordinator at the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia Presbyterian Hospital. While there, I researched a variety of anxiety disorders and published a peer-reviewed manuscript on Panic Disorder.
I have a specialty in psycho-oncology, and received my Ph.D. in psychology from Washington University in 2000. I completed my post-doctoral fellowship at the Siteman Cancer Center at Washington University School of Medicine. Following my fellowship, I was appointed to the faculty of Washington University School of Medicine where I conducted clinical work and research, and taught graduate students. I am a certified Psychological Health Service Provider, and am recognized by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.
I was a past board member of the St. Louis Psychological Association. I have taught a variety of psychological classes at Washington University at both the undergraduate and graduate level. I have provided clinical supervision to advanced doctoral students and interns at Washington University. I have presented a variety of seminars to professional organizations and co-authored conference presentations and peer reviewed manuscripts on the psychosocial concerns of oncology patients. I am frequently a guest speaker at community support groups on psychological aspects of cancer.