- California Licensed Clinical Social Worker, License No. LCS 25755 (licensed July 2009)
- New York State Licensed Clinical Social Worker, License No. R037997-1, (originally certified 1988)
- New York State Licensed Attorney (admitted to NYS bar 1980)
- Pacific Gestalt Institute, Los Angeles, advanced training and residential training since 2009, faculty led by Lynne Jacobs, PhD and Gary Yontef, PhD.
- EMDR Institute, completion of Basic Training under Barbara Parrett, MS, CNS, supervised by Ron Doctor, PhD.
- New York University, School Of Social Work, Masters in Social Work awarded June 1988.
- New York Institute For Gestalt Therapy, New York, theory and practicum training with Daniel Bloom, LCSW and Michael Altman, CSW, 1985-1987.
- Columbia University Law School, New York, NY, Juris Doctor awarded May 1979.
- University Of Wisconsin, Madison, WI. Bachelor of Arts awarded May 1975. Major in Chinese language and literature. Phi Beta Kappa and Dean’s List.