EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
*PhD in Human Sexuality at The Institute for Advanced Study of
Human Sexuality in San Francisco, Ca.
*M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Los Angeles in Culver City, Ca.
*B.A. Liberal Arts from Antioch University Los Angeles in Culver City, Ca.
*Specialization in Postmodern Therapies (Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, and
Collaborative Language Systems) from Phillips Graduate Institute, Chatsworth, CA.
*Certified Sex Coach and AASECT Trained with Certificate of Completion from the Institute
for Sexual Self Realization in Culver City, Ca.
*Provided psychotherapy for Individuals, couples, and adolescents at Phillips Counseling
Center Chatsworth, Ca.
*Provided school-based psychotherapy with at-risk teens who have relationships with issues
such as substance use, depression, anxiety, anger, academic difficulty, gang affiliation, social
and family issues, peer-relational issues, and self-esteem/identity issues.
*15 years’ experience as a Sexuality Educator and Consultant providing counseling for
individuals and couples for their sexuality concerns.
*Public Speaker on human sexuality, recurring speaking engagements include:
*The San Fernando Valley Chapter of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (SFV-CAMFT)
*Valley College Los Angeles
*Antioch University Los Angeles
*Recurring speaker for SAR (Sexual Attitude Reassessment and Restructuring program) in Culver City, Ca.
*Certification in Body Syndrome and Past Life Regression from Hypnosis Motivation Institute in Tarzana, California
*Studied surrealist painting in Florence, Italy with exhibitions in Paris, New York, Las Vegas,
Dallas, and Los Angeles; art has generated national attention allowing for an appearance on
NBC’s day time talk show The Other Half, numerous radio interviews, and write-ups in
national magazines and newspapers including Mode Magazine, Brides Magazine, The National Enquirer, and The National Examiner
*Writing achievements include four produced plays, a published book Hero Without the O
(2009) a blend of art work, short stories, and poetry uniting sexuality with spirituality, and an
academic research paper chosen and read at the 2012 B.A. showcase at Antioch University
*Activist work includes Clitoraid (www.clitoraid.org). Helping to restore dignity and pleasure to
the victims of Female Genital Mutilation by aiding in the awareness of this horrific crime;
hosted multiple meetings, guest speaker on live internet talk show on TSRnetwork.com, and
helped to raise funds for the nonprofit association Clitoraid 'Pleasure Hospital' located in
Bobo Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, West Africa
Please Note: I am not a medical doctor or a MFT
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