AaBachelor of Arts in Sociology, U.C.L.A., Los Angeles, CA. 1990

Master of Divinty with a Pastoral Care and Counseling Specialization, McCormick Theological Seminary, Chicago, IL. 1993

Chaplain Resident, U.C.L.A.Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. 1994-1996

Sickle Cell Disease Support Group Facilitator, U.C.L.A. Medical Center, Los Angeles,CA. 1995-1999

Chaplain, LAC+USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. 1997-2005

Assisted Researcher from the National Institutes of Health convening panels on S.C.D. research, Hollywood, FL. 2003

Researched the importance of Chaplains on people hospitalized with S.C.D, Loss Angeles, CA. 2004

Annual Presenter on Spirituality and Pain to Nurses, LAC-USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA. 2004 to present

Chaplain, Queen of Angels-Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center, Hollywood, CA. 2005-2007

Chaplain, Trinity Care Hospice,  Torrance, CA. 2007-2008

Pastor, First Presbyterian Church of Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. 2008 to present

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee and Intern, South Bay Counseling Center, El Segundo, CA. 2008-2010

Co-creator and teacher of Parent Monitoring Program, South Bay Counseling Center, El Segundo, CA. 2008

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology with a Marriage and Family Therapy emphasis, Pepperdine University - GSEP, Culver City, CA. 2009

Marriage and Family Therapy Intern and Director of Operations, L.A. Center for Positive Change, Inc., Los Angeles, CA. 2010-2013

Published article on Sickle Cell Disease for the Los Angeles Sentinel newspaper, Los Angeles, CA. 2011

Private Practice Intern with Michael Pariser, Psy.D., (PSY 20038), Los Angeles, CA. 2013 to present

Education and Experience