Academic Credentials


2003 - 2010: Ed.D., Counseling Psychology, Argosy University, Sarasota, FL.

2000 - 2003: M.A. Human Development, Salve Regina University, Newport, RI.

1998 - 1999 incomplete: M.A. Counseling, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA.

1997: Summer Study Program, Rhine Research Center, Durham, NC.

1995 - 1998: B.A. Human Development, Gender Studies minor, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL.

Licenses, Credentials


License IMH 8673: Licensed Mental Health Intern (LMHC, FL)

1985 - Present: City of Key West and Monroe County Occupational Licenses, A private practice of hypnosis.

1994 - Present: Educator International Medical and Dental Hypnotherapy Association (IMDHA), Laceyville, PA.

Florida Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC 13153) 

Professional Affiliations


2005 - Present: American Counseling Association (ACA).

2005 - 2006: Chi Sigma Iota, a Counseling, Academic & Professional International honor society for counselor educators and professional counselors.

1989 - Present: IMDHA "Life Member"

1987 - Present: International Association of Counselors and therapists (IACT) Life Member

1985 - 1989: American Council of Hypnotist Examiners (ACHE).



2010: Educator of the Year, IMDHA.

2004: Best New Program in District, State of Florida Key West Junior Chamber of Commerce (JAYCEE).

2002: JAYCEE Spark Plug, Key West, FL.

1998: B.A. Summa Cum Laude, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, FL.

1997: High Honors, Rhine Research Center, Durham, NC.

1994: Honorary Board Member, IMDHA, southfield, Michigan.

1988: Color and Hypnosis, a presentation for the annual ACHE conference, Glendale, CA.

Relevant Professional Experience


2011: Hypnosis Education Association
 Presentation: Hypnosis and Time

2011: IMDHA annual conference, Daytona Beach, FL.
 Presentation Topics: Hypnosis and Forgiveness; Hypnosis and Color

2011: Combat Operational Stress Control (COSC), San Diego, CA.

2010: IMDHA annual conference, Daytona Beach, FL.

2008 - Present: Field Experience, neurofeedback (ADHD, asperger syndrome, migraines, pain reduction, peak performance, PTSD, sleep improvement, stress reduction, study habits & test taking, substance abuse), supervised by Dr. McKnight, Dr. Siegfried Othmer & Sue Othmer.

2008 - 2009: Neurofeedback Training, Othmer Method.

2008 - 2009: Crisis Intervention Hotline Volunteer, three months service for Helpline, Monroe County.

2010 (nf demo), 2008 (poster), 2004, 2005, 2007: Traumatology Symposium, American Counseling Association and Argosy University, Sarasota, FL.

2001 - Present: Field Experience, hypnosis for medical applications.  Supervisor: Dr. Raymond McKnight, Truman Medical Clinic, Key West, Florida.

Spring, 1998: Internship, St. Petersburg Free Clinic, St. Petersburg, FL.

1997: Pain Management Conference, University of Iowa, Washington, D.C.

1997: Annual Conference, Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis (SCEH), Washington, D.C.

1995 - 1997: Adjunct, introduction to hypnosis, Edison Communty College, Naples, FL. Contact: Dr. Warren Heltsley.

1988, 2004 & 2007: Annual Conference, IMDHA, Southfield, MI.

1988: Crisis Intervention Hotline Volunteer, one year service for Helpline, Monroe County, FL.

1987 & 1990: Annual Conference, ACHE, Glendale, CA.

1986-2001: Guest and substitute host for television and radio broadcasts of Mind Power Programs.

1985-1994, & 2001-2005: Weekly hypnosis groups, Key West, FL.



March 11, 2011: Free Will

December 24, 2010: Hypnosis and Working with ADHD. Subconsciously Speaking

September 29, 2010: Ed.D. Thesis: Case Study: Neurofeedback for PTSD Symptom Reduction Argosy University / Sarasota

July 30, 2010: Rapid Resolution of a Dog Phobia or Kids Are Great Subjects. Subconsciously Speaking

June 25, 2010: Trauma: Hypnosis Intervention. Subconsciously Speaking

2003: M.A. Thesis: ADHD. Self published. 

1998: M.A. Thesis: Hypnosis for Hospice. Self published.

1994: Hypnotherapy: A Training Manual, I, II, & III. Self published.