is an award-winning author and a licensed psychotherapist in private practice for the past twenty years.
She’s a former university professor and director of a counseling and guidance graduate program. She is the author of the mystery novel, Murder Canyon and co-author of Difficult Teens: A Parents Guide for Coping.
Her works have been published in counseling and educational journals, mystery publications, magazines, newspapers, and she is a former member of a counseling journal’s editorial board. In 2003, the California Association of Marriage Family Therapists awarded her its Carl Vincent Award for her literary contribution to mental health with the publication of Difficult Teens.
She and her husband live in a rural community in Southern California.