Educational Qualifications

  • Doctor of Education, (Ed. D.), Counseling (Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, 2001)
  • Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology (Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, 1987)
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology (University of Missouri, St. Louis, 1983).

Professional Counseling Experience

  • Licensed Professional Counselor, private practice, Canon City, CO (2022-current)
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, private practice, Rockford, IL (1993-2021)
  • Marital/Family Therapist, Family Services Association, Beloit, WI (1990-1995)
  • Adolescent and Child Psychotherapist, Covenant Children’s Home, Princeton, IL (1987-1989)

College Courses Taught as Adjunct Professor

  • Self-Care in Christian Ministry (Rock River Christian College (2015)
  • Introduction to Christian Counseling Rock River Christian College (2014)
  • Psychological Disorders (Judson University: 2000-2007)
  • Introduction to Counseling (Judson University: 2000-2001).

State Licenses

  • Illinois: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) (License # 180-000340)
  • Colorado: Licensed Clinical Counselor (LPC) (License #LPC.00118059)

Professional Memberships

  • American Counseling Association (2018 to 2022)
  • American Association of Christian Counselors (1989 to 2022)

Advanced Training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

Advanced Training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT)

 Advanced Training in Christian Counseling 

  • Transformational Prayer Ministry (TPM) Apprenticeship (24 unit hours) under Dr. Ed`Smith, Campbellville, KY, August 21-24, 2002; Basic Principles (8 unit hours), Dr. Karl Lehman, Chicago, December 2001.
  • Freedom in Christ Training: Advanced Seminar for Counselors & Clergy (15 hrs). Dr. Neil Anderson, October 27 & 28, 1994, Rockford, IL.