Ph.D in Counseling Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. May 1003.

MA in Counseling of the Hearing Impaired, Gallaudet College, Washington, D.C. May 1983

B.A. in19th and 20th Century European Intellectual History, Cornell University, Ithaca. New York. Phi Beta Kappa, Magna Cum Laude, with distinction in all subjects. June 1978.


Licensed Psychologist, State of Massachusetts, June 1994 to present.

National Register as a Health Service Provider in Psychology, No. 46097, Jan. 23, 2001 to present

Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Practitioner, Nov 11, 2011 to 2016

Certified Rehabilitation Counselor, Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification, 1986 to 2016



2019   Boyce Williams (Lifetime Achievement) Award, ADARA Conference, Baltimore, Md.  June 3, 2019.

2011 American Psychological Association, Division 22, Larry Stewart Award.  August 5, 2011.

2007 Commonwealth Citation for Outstanding Performance, Executive Office of Human Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Oct. 5. 2007.

Westborough State Hospital E-Reach Award for leadership in staff and program development.  Sept. 12, 2007.

Eugene Peterson Award "In recognition of exemplary direct service provision in the rehabilitation of deaf adults with additional handicapping conditions."  ADARA Conference, St. Louis, Missouri.  May 24, 2007.

Westborough State Hospital Stellar Performer Award, Dec. 2002.

Bell-flasher award for best conference workshop.  ADARA, 2003 Conference.  Rutherford, New Jersey, May 28-31, 2003.

American Psychological Association Science Directorate 1992 Dissertation Research Award Participant.