Education: Ph.D., Counseling, Marriage & Family Therapy Specialization, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas, 1997; M. A., Mental Health Counseling, St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas, 1994; B. A. Majors: Psychology and East Asian Studies (Chinese emphasis), College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1992.
Office: ED 3122
Licensure and Credentials: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (California); Licensed Professional Counselor (Texas); Approved Supervisor & Clinical Member, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
Teaching Interests: Marriage and Family Therapy Theories; Counseling Theories; Child and Adolescent Counseling; Couples Counseling; Child Abuse and Domestic Violence; Human Sexuality; Practicum; Fieldwork.
Research Interests: Postmodern and systems theory development; Buddhism, mindfulness and therapy; qualitative and ethnographic research; culture and gender issues in the therapeutic relationship; theory-based treatment planning; domestic violence and sexual abuse; child and family counseling in schools; play therapy; client advocacy; international perspectives and cross-cultural exchanges in marriage and family therapy; philosophical and ethical issues in therapy.