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Supervisory Portfolio



Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Lewis & Clark College, 1988.

Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), State of Washington, LH# 00003942. Verify here

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Oregon, C# 0699. Verify here

Supervision training, 30 clock hours of coursework, Portland State University, 1994.

Professional Affiliations: Washington Department of Health and Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors & Therapists.


  • Five years providing clinical treatment for severely disturbed children within a residential setting.
  • Eighteen years clinically treating severely disturbed children, adolescents, and families within an outpatient community mental health setting.
  • One year clinically treating chronically mentally ill adults within a group home setting.
  • Eight years providing clinical treatment to adults and children within a part-time private and group practice settings.


Child & Adolescent Treatment

Sexual abuse & Trauma recovery

Family Treatment

Individual Adult Therapy

Cognitive Behavior Therapy

Couples Therapy


  • Executive Director for two years directing and supervising a volunteer peer counseling program within a rural setting.
  • Associate Executive Director, Director for Child & Family Services, Program Manager for nine years clinically supervising mental health counselors providing Building Based Day Treatment in schools and Community Outreach Support Programs.
  • Program Director, one-year clinically supervising residential treatment workers treating chronically mentally ill adults within a group home setting.
  • Team Leader, nine years clinically supervising mental health counselors within a rural setting.


Interpersonal Object-Relations

Family Systems

Cognitive Behavior Therapy


Blending of Interpersonal Object-Relations and Systems Theories.
Four fold focus:
  1. Supervisees understanding of own countertransference.
  2. Client impact upon Supervisee.
  3. Management of stress reactions.
  4. Differentiation between client and Supervisee issues within the counseling situation.
“Don’t walk behind me, I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me. I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.”  Albert Camus
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