• 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).

State Licenses

  • Colorado: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) License #0018059
  • Illinois: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) License # 180-000340

Professional Counseling Experience

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), private practice, Canon City, CO (2022-)
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, private practice, Rockford, IL (1995-2021)
  • Marital/Family Therapist, Family Services Association, Beloit, WI (1990-1995)

Teaching Experience 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: 2007)

Professional Memberships

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

Advanced Training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

Advanced Training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

 Advanced Training in Christian Counseling 

  • Transformational Prayer Ministry (TPM) Apprenticeship (24 unit hours) under Dr. Ed`Smith, Campbellville, KY, August 21-24, 2002