My Credentials


  • PhD, Union Institute and University, Behavioral Medicine (applied psychophysiology)
  • MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, Nutrition, International Health
  • M.A., Lesley University Graduate School, Cross Cultural Health Psychology and Education


  • Harvard Medical School, Clinical Fellow, Psychology and Religion, Dept. of Psychiatry
  • Harvard Medical School, Clinical Supervisor, Dept. of Psychiatry
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Trauma Clinic, Clinical Internship in Ethnomedicine
  • Boston University Medical Center, Department of Psychiatry, Clinical Internship
  • Fulbright Foundation University of Guadalajara, Research Fellowship

Licensures and Board Certifications

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor (Massachusetts)
  • Certified Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner
  • National Board Approved Clinical Supervisor
  • National Board Certified Polarity Practitioner
  • National Board Certified in Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork.
  • Certified, The Bredesen Protocol™ Reversal of Cognitive Decline

Faculty Positions Held

  • Harvard Medical School, Clinical Instructor, Dept. of Psychiatry
  • Harvard Medical School Clinical Supervisor Dept. of Psychiatry
  • New England School of Acupuncture, Clinical Director and Faculty
  • National College of Naturopathic Medicine, Faculty, Dept. of Mind /Body Medicine
  • Naturopathic Medicine Bastyr University, Clinical Preceptor
  • California Institute of Integral Studies, Associate Professor, Health Education
  • Fourth World Institute, CWIS, Professor
  • Lesley University Graduate School, Adjunct Faculty, Mental Health Counseling
  • Capella University,Core Faculty, Clinical Fieldwork supervisor, MS in Mental Health Counseling, PhD in Advanced Behavioral Studies

Board Memberships

  • American Polarity Therapy Association: Ethics Committee and Board Member
  • National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork, Founding –Board Member
  • Capella University, Institutional Review Board
  • Washington State Governors Advisory Committee on Health Disparities in Obesity –and Diabetes
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