curriculum vitae

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Education and Licensing

Licensed Professional Counselor Oregon 2013

License number C3306 Current

Lewis & Clark College Portland, OR

Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology May 2009

Institute of Transpersonal Psychology Palo Alto, CA

Master’s Degree in Transpersonal Psychology Studies December 2002

Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpenteria, CA

Graduate Studies in Mythology & Depth Psychology 1996

Portland State University Portland, OR

Post-baccalaureate work in Linguistics and Social Psychology May 1994

Wayne State University Detroit, MI

Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology/minor in German May 1992 

Merit Award Scholarship recipient

Direct Counseling Experience

Private Practice Portland, OR

Individual focused psychotherapy – outpatient adult and child  June 2013- Present

  • Specializing in: PTSD, Childhood Sexual Trauma, LGBTQ+ Care
  • Special focus on life transitions, archetypal psychology and existential crisis.

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare Portland, OR

PSRB Program Supervisor and LGBTQ Program Coordinator   June 2012- Feb 2014

  • Individual and Group Therapy with GEI clients with SPMI and dual diagnosis
  • Individual Therapy for transitional age youth and adults self-identifying as LGBTQQI.

Lifelong AIDS Alliance  Seattle, WA

Mental Health Specialist/Licensed Mental Health Counselor Associate Aug. 2009- April 2012

  • Created and supervised a free, in-house mental health access program for clients of this agency.
  • Provided free, on-going individual and group therapy for persons living with HIV/AIDS

YWCA Counseling Center Portland, OR

Counseling Intern   Sept. 2008- Aug. 2009

  • Intern/Volunteer as primary counselor for non-profit counseling center
  • Provided group and individual counseling

Portland Community College Portland, OR

Student Counselor    January-May 2008

  • Provided individual counseling for students of PCC

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon/HIV Services  Portland, OR

Volunteer Tutor/Support    Sept 2007- 2008

  • Volunteered weekly in this drop-in HIV day center, tutoring English and offering lifestyle support

Other Relevant Work Experience

Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare Portland, OR

PSRB Program Supervisor & LGBTQ Program Coordinator  June 2012- February 2014

  • Supervision of clinicians and  care managers in a treatment program for people found GEI and transitioning from the State Hospital to Community placements.
  • Coordinated mental health care for SMYRC, provided therapy to clients identifying with LGBTQQI needs and supervised clinical internship members. 

Lifelong AIDS Alliance  Seattle, WA

Mental Health Specialist/Case Management Supervisor   Aug. 2009- April 2012

  • Provided clinical support and information to case management team for HIV/AIDS work
  • Supervised case management team members & provided on-going case management to clients
  • Responsible for medical case management and counseling for persons with HIV/AIDS

Oregon Judicial Department  Portland, OR

Court Operations Specialist II    Sept. 2004-Aug 2009

  • Maintain Family Law hearing and trial docket for Multnomah County 

Albertina Kerr Child/Family Centers Portland, OR

BRS Treatment Counselor    August 2002-2004

  • Provided support and crisis counseling for male adolescents in 6-bed treatment facility
  • Implemented ISP and treatment plans and maintained medication and financial records

Volunteers of America, Mens’ Residential Center Portland, OR

Residential Counselor     August 1999-2002

  • Provided support and residential counseling for incarcerated male addicts in 50-bed treatment facility
  • Facilitated recovery and community process groups
  • Provided coverage and support for counseling caseloads for primary counselors

MARC Agency San Rafael, CA 

Direct Care Staff  January 1996-1999

  • Maintained and provided support for 6 male MR/DD individuals in a group home setting
  • Solo weekend staff – Friday evening to Sunday afternoons.
  • Responsible for on-site counseling and maintaining medication and financial records.

Portland Public Schools  Portland, OR

Teachers’ Assistant  Sept 1996- December 1996

· Temporary position assisting children with lower-end language abilities

· Worked with special populations children from Kindergarten through High School

· Supervised the literacy lab centered on computer skills and language abilities


Elite Alternatives, Inc. Royal Oak, MI

Direct Care Staff  February 1988 – August 1996

· Supported MR/DD clients in a group home setting

· Assisted with all treatment planning and ISP implementation

· Responsible for maintaining medication protocols.

Additional Training & Publications


Motivational Interviewing – Lewis & Clark, Center for Continuing and Professional Studies Portland & Seattle 2007 & 2010

Rape Victim Advocate Training – Multnomah County District Attorney   Portland,  OR

 2004


Martin, D. (2009). “Control mastery theory meets depth psychological theory: a user-friendly and advantageous relationship” San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group, San Francisco, CA www.controlmastery.org


Martin, D. (2009). “Initial exploration between CMT and Depth Psychology: part one – primary elements” San Francisco Psychotherapy Research Group, Clinic and Training Center Newsletter. Issue #37, July 20, 2009. www.sfprg.org


Facilitated Workshop: “Re-Visioning Masculinity: Healing Toxic Masculinity from an Archetypal Approach”. A 2-day workshop held in conjunction with the Salome Institute, Portland OR 2017


Facilitated Workshop: “The History and Practice of AstroPsychology”, for Mind, Body, Passport Inc. Marrakech, Morocco 2017.


ADDITIONAL TRAININGS AND CONTINUING EDUCATION


Existential Summit: Trauma & Healing: Marrakech, Morocco 2019

Clinical Supervision: Lewis & Clark College 2018

Drama and Individuation: Mind, Body, Passport, Athens, Greece 2018

Expanding Mindfulness: Your Ethical Landscape: Pine Street Sangha 2018

Existential Psychology Summit: Afried Langle, Jerusalem, Israel 2018

Transgender & Gender Non-Conforming Adults: Dianne Nicolls 2018

Mystical Morocco: Contemplative Psychology: Mind, Body, Passport 2017

Dream Analysis: Dreaming at Freud’s House, London: Mind, Body, Passport 2017

EMDR Basic Training parts 1 & 2, EMDR Institute 2016/2017

Transgender: A Decolonizing Framework for Transitioning: L&C College 2016

Trauma, Attachment & Neuroscience: Bessel, van der Kolk 2016

Law & Ethics Symposium for Mental Health Professionals: L&C College 2016

Psychopharmacology for Mental Health and School Prof: L&C College 2015

Yoga in Support of Trauma Recovery: Movement Center 2015

CBT: Implications for Current Practice: L&C College 2015

Objectivity in Dreams: Oregon Friends of Jung 2015

The Intelligence of Dreams: Oregon Friends of Jung 2015

Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy: L&C College 2015

NLP Stress Less Skills: PCC  2015

NLP Change Your Beliefs, Change Your Life: PCC 2015

Diagnosing Difference: Transgender & LGBTQ+ Clients: Cascadia BH 2014

Ethical Decision Making: Relias Learning Cascadia BH 2014

Law, Ethics, and Standards of Care for Comm. Mental Health: Relias Cascadia 2014

Professional Ethics for Professional Counselors: Relias Learning, Cascadia BH 2014

Fundamentals of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: Relias Learning, Cascadia 2014

Emotion: The Moving Force of Experience: Oregon Friends of Jung 2014

Eros in our Lives: Oregon Friends of Jung 2014