Academic Interests

BA, Muhlenberg College. MA, PhD, The New School for Social Research. Clinical psychologist with special interests in how important relationships shape development, experience, and well-being throughout the lifespan; and the role of creative process, mindfulness, and restorative sleep in cultivating resilience and wellness.  Areas of experience include: attachment theory and human bonding over the life span; relational psychoanalytic theory; brief relational/psychodynamic psychotherapy and cognitive-behavioral therapy research; sleep research; psychological and neuropsychological assessment; clinical practice across all levels of care and in underserved communities; creative flow theory and mindfulness-based practices.  Current work is focused on relating, reality and rest in the digital age.