Background and Professional Interests
For the past 29 years, I have been a Professor and Counselor at Palomar College,
serving as Career Center Director and Professional
Development Coordinator. In May 2008, I was selected for the Professor/Program Coordinator position for Alcohol and Other Drug Studies/Psychological and Social Services.
Marriage and Family Therapist
Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADAC)
Certificate - Career Counseling, UCSD
Certificate - Instructional Design, SDSU
M.A. United States International University
M.Ed. Kent State University
B.A. Kent State University
I have held counseling postions
at United States International University, Cal Poly Pomona,
Ball State University and Kent State University.
have worked with mentally ill adults and children at various agencies and I completed a year long internship at Mental Health Systems, North County Center for Change, "Drug Court".
Global travel, spiritual and physical activities are what makes my spirit sing! I have traveled all over the world and I especially enjoy Asia: Thailand, Burma, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. One of my the most fascinating places that I have visited was Bhutan. I have
been to Stary Sambir, Ukraine and Russia several times to visit my relatives.