I have 39 years of mental health experience and specialized training in psychiatric medicine. I worked in a variety of clinical settings with different patient populations. I hold a Bachelors of Science in Nursing from Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY as well as a Masters of Science in Nursing from Columbia University in New York, NY. I pursued additional education and training from the Mental Research Institute for Family Therapy in Palo Alto, CA, completing a degree in Family Therapy. Additionally, I completed a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Alliant International University in California. Furthermore, I also trained at the Institute of Contemporary Analysis.