Licensed Professional Counselor (State of Utah)
Brigham Young University
University of Illinois
Union Institute and University
California Coast University
Service at Red Rock:
Prior professional experience:
30 years as a therapist in various positions and facilities.
Interests and Expertise:
Research, Alcohol & Drugs, Working with people.
Training or Certificates:
Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association
Board Certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
Licensed Professional Counselor, Utah
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Clinical Psychology & Marriage and Family Therapy in 1990.
Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Organizational Behavior in 2002
Was a District Scout Executive for the Boy Scouts of America (was on regional honor roll and had two national honors for professional goal achievement)
Was United States Naval Supply Corps Officer (highest SMI inspection ship (USS SIERRA) had in ten years — outstanding in everything) (Nominated for national Ney Award)
Worked as a research coordinator for a multimillion dollar outcome studies grant
Presently Associate Director of the American Psychotherapy Association (APA) on National Executive Advisory Board
Presently Assistant Professor with an accredited distant learning college and serve on their Academic Advisory Council
Author of two successful books ($80,000.00 profit) – presently working on a third with an international lawyer and college president
APA’s highest recognition – Master Therapist 2008.
Hobbies and Interests:
Family, International Law and People.
Which set of skills that students experience at Red Rock greatly impacts their success?:
Learning how to take things well, Overcoming alcohol & drug abuse, Learning how to become talented at enjoying simple, common, ordinary things, Learning how to think straight and not crooked. Overcoming Cognition errors.
What is the most rewarding aspect of working with youth?:
Seeing them grow and develop and look at life with new eyes, so they migh achieve their potential.