Graduated from Smith College School for Social Work, August 1999
Inpatient, partial and intensive outpatient adult psychiatry, trauma and recovery, addiction, eating disorder and infectious disease hospital programs at The Cambridge Health Alliance - Harvard University Teaching Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital-Harvard University Teaching Hospital, Arbour-HRI Center for Women's Development, Deaconess Waltham Eating Disorder Service, Walden Behavioral Care Eating Disorder Service, Cambridge Eating Disorder Center and Laurel Hill Inn Eating Disorder Program.
Extensive individual, couple and group practice experience at the above listed settings as well as through Tufts University Health Services, Center for Eating Disorders Management in New Hampshire and in private practice.
Two years of post-graduate psychoanalytic fellowship training through the Massachusetts Institute of Psychoanalysis in 2000 and 2001.
Completion of the two-week Intensive Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) Training program through the Behavioral Technology Transfer Group in 2001 with experience implementing DBT groups.
Extensive experience with chronic illness self-management training through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Chronic Disease Self-Management Program based on standardized curriculum from Stanford University. In conjunction with private practice, from January 2009 until October 2010, experience implementing the medical home model at Somerville Primary Care, a community health clinic that is part of the Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Teaching Hospital providing prevention based outreach, care management and collaboration, therapy and education for high risk individuals with chronic conditions including psychiatric, trauma and recovery, addiction, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, HIV, cancer and chronic pain.
Extensive Core psychodrama training through the Hudson Valley Psychodrama Institute, Hudson Valley, New York from 2006 to 2013. Extensive advanced training and graduate training in Psychodramatic Bodywork through Susan Aaron Workshops, through her Institute based in Toronto, Canada from 2006 to 2017. Completed certification in Psychodrama March 2017.
Completion of Level I and II Energy Healing through the Energy Healing Institute, Boston, MA
Completion of Level 1 Internal Family Systems (IFS) training through the Center for Self Leadership, Oak Park, Illinois in October 2014. Completion of Level 2 November 2016.