I have always loved books and words, and the creative and mysterious process of writing. For me it is on an ever-changing continuum, from my own personal writing and recovery to helping clients who want personal and professional insight and clarity, or practical help with writing and other projects.

In a nutshell:

  • Consultant for clients who want help with communication and other projects
  • Licensed counselor for over ten years, specializing in communication and recovery
  • Moderator of book group for Namaste Health Center
  • Former communications coordinator for consulting firm for over ten years
  • Feature writer for Body Mind Spirit OnlineYour HealthE Magazine, and others
  • Teacher of writing and computer classes at Fort Lewis College
  • Columnist (for parents) and reviewer (theatre, film, books) for the Durango Herald

Education and Credentials

  • Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of Colorado, specializing in communication and recovery
  • Licensed Professional Counselor in Colorado since 2003
  • BLA, University of Oregon
  • Ongoing continuing education in communication, creative arts, and integrative health


“We must be willing to let go of the life we had planned to have the life waiting for us.”

Joseph Campbell