Certification in Psychoanalysis, 2014

Board Certification in Psychiatry, 1998 – Present

Texas Medical License, 1998 – Present


Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, Houston, Texas
Candidate, Studies in Adult Psychoanalysis, 2003 – 2007

University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
General Psychiatry Residency, 1992 – 1997

Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, Tennessee
Psychiatry Internship, 1991 – 1992
Medical Degree, 1987 – 1991

Barnard College at Columbia University, New York, New York
Bachelor of Art, English, 1984 – 1987

Professional Experience

Private Practice, Austin, Texas, 1998 – Present

Supervision Groups for Mental Health Professionals

Transference Focused Psychotherapy Supervision and Case Presentation Group, Fall 2016

Modernized Psychoanalytic Theories and their Clinical Application with case presentation, Fall 2014
Attachment Theory, Neuroscience and their Clinical Application to Psychodynamic Work in the Dyad with case presentation, Spring 2014

American Psychoanalytic Association
Mentor for Fellowship Program, 2012 – 2013

Austin/San Antonio Psychoanalytic Society
Member, 2008 – 2015
Secretary, 2013 – 2015

Jungian Student Texas Seminar Psychoanalytic Process Group, Austin, Texas
Group Leader, June 2012, June 2013, June 2014 and 2016-2017 academic year

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Austin, Texas

Supervisor for Elective in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2014
T-Group Instructor of Psychiatry Residents, 2010 – 2013

Austin Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
Education Chair, 2010 – 2011

“Psychoanalytic Salons” Program Designer, 2010
Education Chair-Elect, 2009 – 2010

Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, Houston, Texas
Faculty, July 2008 – Present
Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, Austin Faculty Chair, 2013- 2016

Texas Medical Board
Resource Group Committee Member, January 2007
Consultant, Spring/Summer 2002

Western State Hospital, Staunton, Virginia
Admission Ward Attending, 1995 – 1996


American Psychiatric Association

American Psychoanalytic Association

Austin Psychiatric Society

Austin Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology

Texas Medical Association

Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians

Travis County Medical Society


Austin Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, “Psychoanalytic Salon Number Three: Transforming Fathers into Usable Objects Through Cinema,” Discussant, The Violet Crown, October and November 2012

Austin Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, “In Treatment” with ASPP, Discussant, The Alamo Drafthouse, January 2012

Austin Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, “Three Voices Respond to the Work of Bion,” Presentation, October 2009

Texas Medical Board, “Boundaries Between Patient and Physician,” Presentation, August 2007 and November 2009

Austin Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology, “Trauma in Fiction”, Panel Discussant, December 2003

Texas Medical Board Bulletin, publication, “Just Say No Still Applies: Doctors and Sexual Boundaries,” 2002, Volume 24, Number 1