Graduated from Lone Mountain College in 1973 with a B.A. in Psychology and Communication. Went to graduate school at University of Colorado at Colorado springs in 1988 and got an M.A. in Counseling and Human Services in 1992. Have been working with AOD treatment since 1993 and specialize in cognitive behavioral therapy. Photography and writing are the life I have outside of work. Have been able to integrate photography and writing with counseling. Influenced by the work of Judy Weiser, Ph.D, a Canadian psychologist.