PhD, Clinical Psychology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
MA, Clinical Psychology, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
BA, Theology and Psychology, Carlow University, Pittsburgh, Pa.
NBCCH, Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and Neuro-Linguistic Program Practitioner, American Hypnotherapy Training Academy 


  • Developmental psychology
  • Child abuse prevention and treatment
  • Individual and family counseling
  • Community development
  • Social justice
  • Women studies
  • The comparative analysis of Virginia Satir’s growth model and communication patterns with the core principles of Relational Cultural Theory 


  • “Inspire: Women’s Stories of Accomplishment, Encouragement and Influence,” PA Family Publishing, 2014

Awards & Recognition

  • Joseph P. Smith Award for Excellence, Carlow University
  • Elizabeth Carroll Award in Theology, Carlow University
  • Practitioner Virginia Satir Methods and Approach to Healing and Empowerment Founder
  • Director Aletheia Center for Healing and Empowerment

Professional Membership

  • International Human Learning Resources Network IHLRN-President
  • Virginia Satir Global Network – Chair of National Research and the Satir Journal
  • NBCCH National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists
  • NGH National Guild of Hypnotists, Inc.

“Remember … let the truth of your soul shine forth!” — Patricia Jameson

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