"What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us." -  Henry Stanley Haskins

About Me


I received my Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1990, and completed my internship at The Institute of Living in Hartford, Connecticut. After that I worked at a variety of institutions in St. Louis, including: The Behavior Medicine Unit at St. Louis University, Provident Counseling, Hawthorn Children’s Psychiatric Hospital, and St. Anthony’s Hospital. In 2000 I began private practice. I am a member of the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and the American Psychological Association.


I am also a wife and the mother of three girls, all of them young adults, and two of which are adopted. In addition to parenting our own children, my husband and I have parented two international high school students. One was from Russia, the other from Thailand.


In 1996 I began an International Humanitarian organization that brought medical specialists and surgeons to a town in Siberia, Russia.


I love nature, hiking, backpacking, and tent camping, and I have two dogs. Volunteerism has been an important part of my life, and I am grateful to have been a volunteer with a variety of organizations including the Humane Society and BJC Hospital.

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