My Experience

My Clinical Experience

These opportunities have given me both a broad range of experience with a wide variety of psychological disorders and populations as well as an in-depth level of training regarding relationships, the impact of spirituality, and emotional suffering.

  • Clinical Psychologist/Certified Psychoanalyst, Private Practice, Tampa, Florida.
  • Clinical Psychologist, Life Connections Counseling Center, Tampa, FL
  • Residency, Life Connections Counseling Center, Tampa, FL
  • Internship, University of South Florida’s Counseling Center for Human Development,
    Tampa, FL
  • Staff Therapist, Biola Counseling Center, La Mirada, CA
  • Assessment Externship, Los Angeles County/University of Southern California, Ingleside Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
  • Child Assessment and Psychotherapy, Rosita School, Garden Grove, CA
  • Supervised Psychotherapist, Florida Counseling Foundation, Casselberry, FL
  • Psychotherapist Trainee, Northland Counseling Center, Longwood, FL

Professional Associations

  • APA (American Psychological Association)
  • APA, Division 39 (Psychoanalysis)
  • CAPS (Christian Association for Psychological Studies)
  • Tampa Bay Psychoanalytic Society
  • Tampa Bay Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies

Previous Pastoral Experience

  • Pastor, Lake Mary, FL
  • Seminary Professor, Cincinnati, OH
  • Associate Pastor, Cincinnati, OH
  • Pastor, Danville, KY
  • ​Pastor, Atlanta, GA

My Specialized Psychotherapy Experience with Individuals and Couples

  • Relational issues (including conflict, communication difficulties, challenges from before the relationship began, financial challenges, previous relationships, family-of-origin relationships, in-laws/friend-related concerns, parenting issues, etc.)
  • Mood-related concerns (depression, bipolar disorder, etc.)
  • Life transitions (including job loss, grief, marital separation, divorce, etc.)
  • Spiritual matters (doubt, guilt, shame, fear, wounding by spiritual leader, experience of God, etc.)
  • Trauma (from childhood and/or adulthood, ongoing pain)
  • Identity challenges, self-esteem
  • ADHD and learning disabilities, especially the impact on relationships and self-esteem
  • Anxiety in all its forms

My Specialized Assessment Experience

  • Cognitive Assessment (learning disabilities, ADHD, giftedness, etc.)
  • Personality Assessment
  • Career Assessment