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Who am I?

Perhaps a cliché or perhaps the most fundamental question we can ask ourselves, I’ll answer this with an outline of my qualifications and background.  You will understand more about me as you read through the website.    

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  • The College of Psychologists of Ontario (1998)

  • The Canadian Register of Health Service Psychologists (1994)

  • The College of Psychologists of British Columbia (1994-98)

Professional ​
  • Ph.D., University of Toronto 1992

  • M.A., University of Toronto 1989

  • B.A. (Honours), York University 1987

  • Ontario Elementary School Teaching Certificate 1966

  • Internships at Toronto East General Hospital and Vanier Centre for Women

  • Ongoing continuing education

Education &
Work in
  • Private practice, Toronto, ON, 1998 to present

  • Private practice, Vancouver and Abbotsford, B.C. 1993-98

  • University of Toronto Counselling and Learning Skills Service; Toronto East General Hospital; Grand Valley Institution for Women

  • Supervision of doctoral students in psychology at Simon Fraser University

  • Canadian Psychological Association

  • American Psychological Association

  • International Society for Ethical Practice in Psychology

  • The Writers’ Union of Canada

Other Experience

I taught elementary school children, worked in business and sales and as a social services caseworker.  I am also a parent and grandparent.  These endeavours provide me with a broad base of reference to enrich the work I do as a psychologist and author.

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