Phone: (858) 277-2772
Fax: (619) 294-8181
Email: drm@telehealth.net
5173 Waring Road # 124
San Diego, CA 92120

Marlene M. Maheu, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist (PSY11921)
Marriage, Family, Child Counselor (MFC 23047)


Curriculum Vitae


Experience: Director of Telehealth: California School of Professional Psychology
(August 1991- Present) San Diego, California
Develop and administer a Post-doctoral Telehealth Training Program (46 hours) using Distance Learning Technologies.

President & CEO: Pioneer Development Resources
(September 1996 - Present) San Diego, California
Telehealth development company focuses on securing and developing telehealth projects to aid families and children.
Current holdings include Self-help & Psychology Magazine, http://selfhelpmagazine.com staffed by 75 volunteer professionals delivering patient information and education to over 3000 individuals daily; and TelehealthNet http://telehealth.net where online professionals can obtain information about Telehealth, Risk Management, Technology; 4 professional email lists and the TelehealthNews, ; 2 consumer email discussion lists and the SHPM Newsletter, with a membership base of over 3,500 recipients; and CyberTowers, http://cybertowers.com, a website development and hosting service.

Licensed Psychologist: Independent Practice
(1986 - Present) San Diego, California

Director: Nicotine Recovery Institute
(1985 - 1996) San Diego, California

Psychological Assistant: Dr. Martha Simpson
(1983 - 1986) San Diego, California

Psychological Intern: San Diego Police Department
(1984 - 1985) San Diego, California

Psychological Intern: Catholic Community Services
(1983 - 1984) San Diego, California

Psychological Intern: Mid-City Community Clinic
(1982 - 1983) San Diego, California

Clinical Supervisor: Connecticut Child Welfare Association
(1980 - 1981) Hartford, Connecticut

Crisis Worker, Mobile Stress Team & Residential Counselor
(1977 - 1981) Wheeler Clinic, Plainville, Connecticut.
Hospital Affiliations: Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego, California
Mercy Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, California
Scripps Hospital, San Diego, California
Languages: Native languages: French & English
Education: Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, June 1985.

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, June 1983.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Summa cum Laude, University of Hartford, September 1977.
Grants: 1993 - San Diego Housing Commission. To conduct study of tobacco prevalence rates in residential communities, and educate residents and professionals regarding nicotine dependency.

1992 - Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals. To develop and deliver medical training to teach behavior negotiation and motivational interviewing skills for nicotine dependency treatment.

1985 - Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals. To complete dissertation study on worksite smoking cessation using Nicorette gum.
Certification: National Registry of Certified Group Psychotherapists, Sept. 1995.

Brief Psychological Intervention, Marilyn Freisen, April 1994.

Chemical Dependency Specialist, May 1992, CDS# A5192.

Cognitive/Behavioral Psychotherapy, Christine Padesky, May 1988.

Gestalt Therapy, Erving & Miriam Polster, May 1985.
Professional Associations:
  • California Psychological Association, Presidential Telehealth Task Force, Chairperson, 2000.
  • California Psychological Association, Division I, Public Affairs, Innovations in Psychology Task Force, Member, 1999.
  • California Psychological Association, Division I, Public Affairs, Innovations in Psychology Task Force, Member, 1999.
  • Professional Psychology: Research & Practice, Consulting Editor, 1999.
  • American Psychological Association, Women's Division: Feminism and Telehealth Task Force Co-Chair, 1997- present.
  • American Psychological Association, Media Division: Telehealth Task Force Co-Chair, 1998-present.
  • American Psychological Association, Member of the Committee on Professional Practice & Standards (COPPS), 1997, Task Force for Online Psychotherapy & Counseling, 1996, Chair of Internet Ethics Subcommittee for Media Division, 1995.
  • San Diego Psychological Association, Member.
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Member.
  • Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, Member.
Professional Awards:
  • California Psychological Association, Division of Media, Technology and Communication, Jacqueline Bouhoustsos, Ph.D. Award For Contribution to Media Psychology, 1999.
  • Who's Who Registry of Global Business Leaders, 1993.
  • Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, 1990.
  • Who's Who in America, 1988.
Public Publications: Putnam, D. & Maheu, M. (in press). Online Sexual Addiction and Compulsivity: Integrating Web Resources and Telehealth in Treatment. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention.

Cooper, A., Boies, S., Maheu, M., & Greenfield, D. (in press). Sexuality and the Internet: The next sexual revolution. In F. Muscarella and L. Szuchman (Eds.) The Psychological Science of Sexuality: A Research Based Approach. New York: Wiley Press.

Maheu, M., Callan, J., & Nagy, T. (in press). Call to Action: Ethical and legal issues for behavioral telehealth including online psychological services. In S. Bucky (Ed.), Comprehensive Textbook of Ethics and Law on the Practice of Psychology. New York: Plenum Publishers.

Maheu, M., Whitten, P, Allen, A. (1999). The Telehealth Primer & Resource Guide. New York: Jossey-Bass. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Maheu, M. & Gordan, B. (1999). Survey of mental health practitioners on the Internet. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Maheu, M. (1999, April). Telehealth and the future of your psychotherapy practice. The California Psychologist, 32, 28, 30, 32.

Maheu, M. (1994, November 1- Present). Self-help & Psychology Magazine - Numerous articles and commentaries. Available on the World Wide Web: http://selfhelpmagazine.com

Maheu, M. (1998, June). Telehealth - A call to action. American Association of Behavior Therapists. The Behavior Therapist, 21, (6), 105-108.

Maheu, M. (1997). Will online services for consumer self-help improve behavioral healthcare? Behavioral Healthcare Tomorrow Journal, 6(6).

Maheu, M. (1997). Worksite Nicotine Treatment. In E. Blechman & K. Brownell (Eds.), Behavioral Medicine & Women. New York: The Guilford Press.

Maheu, M. (1997, September). New opportunity for psychologists. San Diego Psychologist, 6(8), 1-2.

Maheu, M. (1996, June). How can you benefit from the Internet? American Association of Behavior Therapists. The Behavior Therapist, 19(6), 83.

Maheu, M. (1996, May). From smoking to cyberspace. San Diego Psychologist, 5(5), 4.

Maheu, M. (1996). The Internet is for psychotherapists. North County News, 5(2), 4.

Maheu, M. (1995, October). Co-Dependency or kindness. Challenges, 4(8), 1,4,5.

Maheu, M. (1995, September/October). Psychologists' unite... On the Internet. The National Psychologist, p. 10-B.

Maheu, M. (1995, December). The Internet: newsgroups via Internet. San Diego Therapist, p. 8.

Maheu, M. (1994, July/August). Nicotine dependency treatment: New opportunities for psychologists. San Diego Psychological Association Newsletter, 3(7), 1-4.

Maheu, M. (1994). Treating unmotivated tobacco users - new challenges, new opportunities. The California Psychologist, p. 18.

Maheu, M., & Echstein, D. (1993, May). What can you do to put out the fire? Idea Today, 38-43.

Maheu, M. (1992, October). Smokers and Recovery Counseling: Extinguishing an Old Flame. Treatment Centers Magazine, 10.

Maheu, M., Gevirtz, R., Sallis, J., & Schneider, N. (1989). Competition/Cooperation in Worksite Smoking Cessation Using Nicorette Gum. Preventative Medicine, 18, 867-876.
Professional Presentations: American Psychological Association, Boston, August 1999.

Symposia Chair:
  • Telehealth Advocacy in Graduate Education
  • Telehealth and the Legal System I: Corrections
  • Telehealth and the Legal System II: Telehealth and the Courts
  • Telehealth and Video Capabilities: Future Definitions and Roles for Telepsychology
  • Telehealth Levels the Playing Field: Women Get Their Turn
  • Telehealth Practice Development: Legal and Ethical Considerations
  • A Cross Perspective of the Integration of Technology and Mental Health Services
  • New Findings on Effects of Internet Use
  • Telehealth Applications in the Future of Health

Minnesota Psychological Association, 63rd Annual Meeting, Internet/Telehealth Psychotherapy Risk Management: Legal And Ethical Survival Guide, San Diego, CA. May 15, 1999

California Psychological Association: 21st Annual Convention, San Diego, CA. March 20-21, 1999.

Symposia Co-Chair:
  • Advocating For Telehealth In Psychology Graduate Education
  • Legal And Ethical Issues In Behavioral Telehealth
  • Cyber-Sex: Psychological Assessment, Treatment and Ethical Issues
  • Ethics And Practice: Integrating Internet/Telehealth For Patient Care

American Society of Addiction Medicine, 11th National Conference on Nicotine Dependence, Telehealth & Smoking Cessation, San Luis Rey, CA. November 6, 1998.

American Psychological Association, San Francisco, August 1998.

Symposia Chair:
  • Overview on Telehealth for Psychology
  • A Beginner's Blueprint for Effective Program Design
  • Revolution in Our Midst: InterstateLegal & Ethical Issues
  • Expanding the Office - Clinical Lessons Learned Using Interactive Video
  • Distance Learning & Patient Education
  • Research Issues, Methods & Outcomes
  • Educational Challenges and Opportunities.
Panel Member:
  • Legal Issues in the Profession of Psychology. APA Committee on Professional Practice & Standards.

International Congress of Applied Psychology, Telehealth: Ethical Issues in Telehealth Applications, San Francisco, August 1998.

California Psychological Association, Pasadena, CA, March 27, 1998.
  • Issues and Opportunities In Behavioral Telehealth
  • Ethics of Practicing Psychology Online

Behavioral Informatics Tomorrow, San Antonio, TX, March 1998.
  • How Online & Other Telehealth Services for Consumers & Their Families Impact Behavioral Healthcare.
  • Web Page Design & Marketing for Busy Behavioral Health Professionals.

Atlanta Center for Cognitive Therapy, Thriving as a Psychotherapist in the Next Millennium: Telehealth, Technology and Ethics, February 20, 1998.

American Psychological Association, Telehealth Institute, Subject Expert, Washington, D.C., December 1997.

California Psychological Association, San Jose, California, April 5, 1997. Symposia:
  • Ethics of Online Psychology.
  • The Internet Site of the Next Sexual Revolution, Cybersex.
  • Webpage Design for Busy Practitioners, Groups & Organizations.

EAPA, Risk Management and Future Technology, San Diego, CA, March 18, 1997.

Behavioral Informatics Tomorrow, Tampa, Florida, March 1997.
  • Internet & Bulletin Board Service Managers & Surfers
  • How to Set Up an Effective Website

Albert Einstein School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry, 17th Cape Cod Institute, Online Ethics and Risk Management, August 1996.

San Diego Psychological Association, Managing Risk in the Media: Ethics & Psychological Issues, May 4, 1996, San Diego, CA.

Pioneer Development Resources, Inc. Strategic Internet Access: Training Program for Professionals, San Diego, April & May 1996.

UCSD Learn-At-Lunch Program, Nicotine Dependency Treatment, UCSD, La Jolla, CA, March 1995.

Mesa Vista Hospital, Smoking Cessation for Professionals, San Diego, CA, January 1995.

Nicotine Recovery Institute, Nicotine Freedom System Professional Training Workshop, San Diego, CA, June 1994.

California Psychological Association Annual Convention, Treating Unmotivated Tobacco Users, San Francisco, CA March 1994.

San Diego Housing Commission, Nicotine Dependency - Causes and Treatment with San Diego HUD Communities, San Diego, February 1994.

Nicotine Recovery Institute, Nicotine Freedom System Professional Training Workshop, San Diego, January 1994.

Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals, Negotiating Behavior Change with Unmotivated Tobacco Users, San Diego, CA, January 1994.

Naval Medical Center, Tobacco Prevention/Cessation Expo, San Diego, September 1993.

United States Navy, Negotiating Behavior Change with Unmotivated Tobacco Users, NARC, Miramar, CA, September 1993.

Thai Physicians Conference, Sponsored by Parke-Davis Pharmaceuticals - Nicotine Replacement and Smoking Cessation: Strategies for Success, Anaheim, CA, July 1993.

Mesa Vista Hospital, Cognitive Behavior Society, Nicotine Dependency Treatment, San Diego, CA, February 1993.

California School of Professional Psychology, Treatment of Nicotine Dependence in a Clinical Setting, San Diego, CA, February 1993.

Employee Assistance Professional Association (EAPA), Nicotine Recovery, San Diego, CA, January 1993.

Encinitas Medical Specialty Clinic, Treating Nicotine Dependency in the Primary Care Setting, Encinitas, CA, December 1992.

United States Navy and the California Association of Dependency Counselors, Nicotine Dependence Treatment Workshop: Chemical Dependency Application, San Diego, CA, December 1992.

Mesa Vista Hospital, Society of Clinical Social Workers, Nicotine Addiction: Issues and Treatment, San Diego, CA, December 1992.

La Jolla Medical Specialty Clinic, Treating Nicotine Dependency in the Primary Care Setting, La Jolla, CA, November 1992.

United States Navy and the California Association of Dependency Counselors, Nicotine Dependence Treatment Workshop: Individual and Group Intervention Outlines, San Diego, CA, November 1992.

Mesa Vista Hospital, Cognitive Behavior Society, Nicotine Addiction: Treatment and Issues, San Diego, CA, November 1992.

United States Navy and the California Association of Dependency Counselors, Nicotine Dependence Treatment Workshop: Treatment Components, San Diego, CA, October 1992.

American Lung Association, Better Breathers Club, Secondhand Smoke and Offensive Smokers, San Diego, CA, September 1992.

Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical Company, Nicotine Addiction, San Diego, CA, September 11, 1992.

UCSD-SDSU General Preventive Medicine Residency Program, Smoking Cessation, San Diego, CA, May 1989.
Public Quoted In: Johnshoy-Currie, C. J. The conference on behavioral informatics. MD Computing, 16(3), 50-53. Division News. (1999, June). APA Monitor, 30(6), 48.

Explore telehealth at the 1998 Annual Convention. (1998). APA Monitor, 29 (7), p. 43.

Manson, B. (1998, April 16). Pixel Envy. The San Diego Reader, pp. 4,8.

Johnson, S. (1998, April 5). Therapy from a distance debated. San Jose Mercury News, pp. 1A, 23A.

Technology: The Rules for Telehealth are Still Being Written, (1997, August). Psychotherapy Finances, 23(8), 5.

Perloff, R. (1997, September 7). Freud faces the Internet. The Plain Dealer, pp. 1J, 4J.

Elias, M. (1997, August 14). Concern over on-line counseling. USA TODAY, p. 8D.

Sleek, S. (1997, August). Providing therapy from a distance. APA Monitor, pp. 1, 38.

Therapy.com. (1997, July-August). Utne Reader, pp. 18-19.

Libido Online. (1996, July 28). San Jose Mercury News, p. 9.

Scherer, C. R., & Cooper, A. (1997, May/June). The Internet: Site of the Next Sexual Revolution. California Psychologist, 30 (6), 27.

Elias, M. (1997, April 3). New sexual revolution taking place on net. USA TODAY, p. 1D.

Therapy.com. (1997, March/April). Family Therapy Networker, p. 17.

Charkalis, D. M. (1997, February 26). Web can be a link to your shrink. USA TODAY, p. 1E.

Hannon, K. (1996, May 13). Upset? Try Cybertherapy. U.S. News & World Report, 81-83.

Online Magazines. (May, 1996). NetUser, p. 76.

Puzzanghera, J. (1996, April 27). Double click on love. San Jose Mercury News, pp. 1A, 22A.

Howard, R. (1996, April 16). Self-help Guidance a Modern Away. Los Angeles Times, pp. 1E, 5E.

Fitzsimmons, B. (1996, March 23). Dangerous Liaisons. San Diego Union Tribune, pp. 1E, 4E.

Sleek, S. (November, 1995). Online therapy services raise ethical questions. APA Monitor, p. 9.

Sauer, M. (1995, September 13). Find answers to life's problems on cybercouch. Los Angeles Times, pp.1D,2D.

Sauer, M. (1995, July 25). Cybershrinks. San Diego Union Tribune, pp. 1E, 3E.

Television/Radio Interviews: Channel 8 News, Cyber-spys. San Diego. Marianne Mareusi, Interviewer. September 9, 1999.

Shrink Wrap Radio Program, Cyber-romance: The Next Sexual Revolution Interviewed by Jim Rice, Ph.D., July 18, 1998.

San Diego Channel 10 Evening News, Cyber-affairs on the Internet, Interviewed by David Gotfredson, July 8, 1997.

Real Audio, Interviewed by Cyndi Gilman, July 2, 1997

MSNBC The Site, Online Psychotherapy, Interviewed by Dan Kerman, May 1997.

NPR Radio, Voices in the Family, with Dan Gotleib, Ph.D. Topic, Nicotine Dependency Treatment, March, 1995.

KECR FM Radio, Tobacco: Issues and Treatment for Smokers & Chewers Community Involvement, with Lois Claussen, September 1994.

KCBS Radio, Treating Unmotivated Tobacco Users, San Francisco, CA, March 1994.

National Speaker's Association, Negotiating Behavior Change, Showcase, San Diego, CA, June 1993.

Professional Training: Emerging Issues and Standards for Training in Psychology and Deafness, American Psychological Association, Boston, August 23, 1999.

Privacy, Security, and Confidentiality of Medical Records, Computer-based Patient Record Institute, Atlanta, GA June 17, 1999.

California Psychological Association Convention, San Diego, CA March 1999.

  • Advocating for Telehealth in Psychology Graduate Education
  • Breast Cancer: Both Sides of the Bed II: Surviving Survival
  • Ethics and Practice: Integrating Internet/Telehealth for Patient Care
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Behavioral Telehealth
  • The Public Interest and Telehealth: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

The Evolution of Psychotherapy, Las Vegas, NV December 1995.

Society Behavioral Medicine Convention, San Diego, CA March 1995.

California Psychological Association Convention, San Diego, CA February 1995.

American Association of Behavior Therapists Conference, San Diego, CA November 1994.

Moving into Aging: Gaining Competencies in the Practice of Geropsychology, Royda Crose, Ph.D., Andrus Gerontology Center, APA Convention, Division 20, Los Angeles, CA August, 1994.

Treatment of Nicotine Dependence - Lessons Learned from Special Populations, Sharon Hall, Ph.D. & Murray Jarvik, Ph.D., APA Convention Los Angeles, CA August 1994.

Depression Treatment and Pharmacology, APA Convention, Los Angeles, CA August 1994.

Smoking Cessation and Weight Gain, APA Convention, Los Angeles, CA August 1994.

Symposium: Becoming a Competent Clinical Supervisor - Critical Incidents and Insights, APA Convention, Los Angeles, CA August 1994

You're on the Radio - Developing Your Skills Helen Friedman, Ph.D., APA Convention, Los Angeles

Advanced Media Workshop, Division 46 & APA Public Information Committee, APA Convention, Los Angeles, CA August 1994.

What is Interactive Media?, APA Convention, Los Angeles, CA August 1994.

Psychologists in the Interactive World, APA Convention, Los Angeles, CA August 1994.

Creating for Interactive Media, APA Convention, LA, CA Aug. 1994.

Finance, Distribution & Marketing: Once an Interactive Product is Developed, How Do You Market It? APA Convention, Los Angeles, CA August 1994

The Future of Interactive Media, APA Convention, LA, CA August 1994.

Short-Term Intensive Psychotherapy Training Program, Marilyn Freizen, Ph.D., San Diego, October 1993 - April 1994 (30 hours).

Media Skills Training: California Psychological Association 1994 Conference, San Francisco, CA March 1994

Medicare Rules and Regulations: California Psychological Association 1994 Conference, San Francisco, CA, March 1994.

Circuit Riders. Therapists as Presenters, AAMFT - Family Health & Healing Conference, Anaheim, California, October 1993.

Document Supervision Contracts, Progress, and Evaluations, AAMFT Family Health & Healing Conference, Anaheim, California, October 1993.

Sword/Plowshare: Supervisory Issues with Violent Families, AAMFT Family Health & Healing Conference, Anaheim, California, October 1993.

Managed Care in the 90's, AAMFT - Family Health & Healing Conference, Anaheim, California, October 1993.

Technologies in Family Therapy Training, AAMFT - Family Health & Healing Conference, Anaheim, California, October 1993.

Geriatric Treatment, San Diego Psychological Association, Grossmont Hospital, January 1993.

High Impact Communications for Women, Career Track, San Diego, California, August 1992.

Keeping a Good Relationship Alive, Gerald Smith, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California, August 1992.

Expanding Self-Expression, Paula Shaw, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, California, August 1992.

San Diego Institute of Substance Abuse Studies, Chemical Dependency Specialist, Griffin and Wong Associates, May 1992.

Women's Realities, Women's Vision's, Association for Women in Psychology, 1992 National Conference, Long Beach, California, February 1992.

Peer Child Abuse: Treatment of the Unrecognized Victim, Sheldon Zablow, M.D., Mesa Vista Hospital, March 1991.

In Quest of the Mythical Mate, The Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior, Ellen Bader, Ph.D./Peter Pearson, Ph.D., Costa Mesa, California, September 1991.

Developmental Psychology, Patricia Lindquist, Ph.D., San Diego, California, Fall, 1991.

Evolution of Psychotherapy, World Psychotherapy Conference, Anaheim California, 1990.

Worker's Compensation Evaluation, Academy of San Diego Psychologists, University of San Diego, December 1, 1990.

The Psychology of Women, Catherine Steiner-Adair, Ed.D., Academy of San Diego Psychologists, November 10, 1990.

The Supervisory Relationship as it Relates to Personal and Professional Development, Academy of San Diego Psychologists, California School of Professional Psychology, San Diego, California, November 9, 1990.

American Association of Behavior Therapist Conference, San Francisco California, November 3-4, 1990.

3rd National Conference on Nicotine Dependence, American Society of Addiction Medicine, San Diego, California, September 6-9, 1990.

Burnout, Pines, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA August 24-26, 1990.

Continuum, Conrad-Da'oud, Esalen Institute, Big Sur, CA August 19-24 1990.

Couples Group Therapy, James Framo, Ph.D., Alvarado Parkway Institute San Diego, California, July 6, 1990.

Movement and the Healing Process, Patrick Douce, Esalen, Big Sur, CA May 27 - June 1, 1990.

Somatics: Internal Mastery of Muscles and Emotions, Thomas Hanna, Esalen, Big Sur, CA May 25-27, 1990.

Assessment of Violence Risk, J. Reid Meloy, Ph.D., Academy of San Diego Psychologists, May 19, 1990.

Becoming a Psychotherapist, Carl Whitaker, Esalen, Big Sur, CA March 1989.

Women, Alcoholism & Co-Dependency, Stephanie Covington, Ph.D., Academy of San Diego

Erotic Mysteries: Resolving Obstacles to Intimacy, UCSD Cutting Edge Series, April 1989.

Survivor's Workshop, Pia Melody, The Meadows, Scottsdale, AZ July 1988.

Training Workshop: Co-Dependency Treatment, Pia Melody, Encinitas California, Spring 1988.

Certification in Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Intensive Training Series, Center for Cognitive Treatment, Christine Padesky, Ph.D., Newport, California, (ten-month program, 1987-88).

Virginia Satir, United States International University, San Diego, California, January 1988.

Women and Success, California State Psychological Association and the Academy of San Diego Psychologists Committee on Women, San Diego, California, November, 1987.

The Synergy Method: Ilana Rubenfield, Big Sur, California, August 1987

Why Men Are The Way They Are, Warren Farrell, Ph.D., The Committee on Women of the California State Psychological Association and the Academy of San Diego Psychologists, May 1987.

Sandplay with Dora Kalff, C.G. Jung Programs, March 4-6, 1987.

Carl Whitaker, United States International University, January 1987.

Clinical Practice and the Law, Academy of San Diego Psychologists, May 10, 1986.

Casework Seminar, Erving and Miriam Poster, Gestalt Training Center, San Diego, 1985-86.

Sandplay Case Supervision, Cecil Burney, San Diego, 1985-86.

Personal Injury: The Role of Psychologists in Civil Litigation, Academy of San Diego Psychologists, September 1984.

Organizational Diagnoses, National Training Laboratories, July 1984.

Gestalt Training Program, Erving and Miriam Polster, Gestalt Training Center, San Diego, 1983-1985. Certified Gestalt Therapist, May 1985.

"Cutting Edge Workshop" Borderline Assessment and Treatment, Otto Kernberg, April 1984.

Eating Disorders Seminar Alvarado Eating Disorders Program, San Diego, April 1983.

Eating Disorders Conference, University of California - Los Angeles Eating Disorders Clinic, May 1982 & March 1983.

Life, Death, and Transition Workshop, Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross, Oceanside, California, March 1982.

Family Development and Family Change, Drs. Salvador and Patricia Minuchin, San Diego, March 1982.

Gestalt Therapist Training Program, Hartford Family Institute, Hartford Connecticut, November 1980.

Suicide Assessment and Management Workshop, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts, January 1981.

Overcoming Stress and Disease, Wheeler Clinic, Plainville, Connecticut, November1980.

Preceptorship in Alcohol Counseling, Wheeler Clinic, Autumn 1980.

Intensive Summer Workshop, Hedges Capers, Ph.D. San Diego Institute Transactional Analysis. Exposure & experience with Psychodrama, Reichi theory and Bioenergetics, Neurolinguistic Programming, Eriksonian hypnosis, and Feldenkrais. July - August 1980.

Counseling and Family Process, Hartford Family Institute, Nov. 1979.

Self-Differentiation Workshop, John and Joyce Weir, Ph.D., Litchfield, Connecticut, August 1979.

Summer Training Workshops in Gestalt Therapy, Hartford Family Institute, July 1979, August 1980, July 1981.

Stress and Illness Workshop, Hartford Family Institute, March 1979.

Child and Family Relations Workshop, Hartford Family Institute, November 1978.

Training, Theory, and Practice in Group Process and Leadership, National Training Laboratories, Bethel, Maine, 1978.

Group Development Workshop, National Training Laboratories, April 1978.

Child Abuse and Neglect Hotline Training, Wheeler Clinic, Spring 1978.

Crisis Intervention Hotline Training, Wheeler Clinic, 1978.