Mental Health and Grief and Bereavement
I am a trained and skilled Mental Health and Grief and Bereavement Counselor. I have a Masters Degree in Mental Health Counseling, a post graduate certificate in Thanatology (Grief and Bereavement) and a BS in Psychology/Mental Health. I can be contacted for seminars, speaking engagements, teaching opportunities and workshops.
My Topics Include (but are not limited to):
Age & Aging
Violence (Children, Domestic, Elder, Sexual)
Working through the dynamics of power and exclusion
I have passions for encouraging writers at all levels and others to take those critical steps in realizing their writing and life goals. I am the author of Stepping into Your Life, Defining and Owning Your Purpose, Pen To Mind Books & Child Development Concepts, Inc. Publishers. I utilizes my training and Biblio-Coaching, a term I coined, in my practices to assist writers and others in the achieving of their goals.
I am a poet, writer, Pearls of Wisdom Storyteller and multi-disciplinary artist. I am widely anthologized and facilitate poetry, creative writing workshops, panels, seminars etc. I have been recognized by arts both civic and literary organizations for my work and commitment to serving the literary community, via my organization Poets Network & Exchange, Inc. as well as community activism.
Founding Organizations Include:
Interview: Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP)