Employment

Private Practitioner, Bethesda, Maryland. June 1986 – Present.

  • Individual, couples and group psychotherapy
  • In-home assessments
  • Eldercare consultations for older adults and their families
  • Community education seminars and trainings
  • Support groups for persons with dementia and their care partners
  • Classes for parents of adult children with emotional or mental illness

Brooke Grove Retirement Village, Sandy Spring, Maryland. May 2006 – November 2008. Consultant.

  • Provided in-service training on non-pharmacological approaches to dementia care to assisted living staff.

Sheppard Pratt Health Plan, Washington, D.C. January 1996 – March 2001. Consultant.

  • Developed and conducted workplace seminars on mental health issues

Community Psychiatric Clinic, Bethesda, Maryland. March 1987 – May 1998. Clinical Social Worker.

  • Individual and family psychotherapy
  • Group psychotherapy for adolescents and adults
  • Taught a court-mandated program for parents who were separating and divorcing

Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Washington, Bethesda, Maryland. March 1987- February 1989. Coordinator of Social Services.

  • Counseled persons with Alzheimer’s disease and their families
  • Trained, recruited and supervised support group leaders
  • Developed and managed a respite program, a speaker’s bureau and a community education program
  • Gave over one hundred presentations on dementia to professionals and the general public

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