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Patricia Lynne Sheehan

Patricia Lynne Sheehan, American therapist, writer. Member American Counseling Association, American Association for Group Therapists, Southwest Writers Association, Albuquerque Association for Education of Young Children (president 1978), Society for Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators, Population-Environment Network.

Background

  • Sheehan, Patricia Lynne was born on November 11, 1945 in Montclair, New Jersey, United States. Daughter of William Palmer and Florence Louise (Muller) Sheehan.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Florida Atlantic University, 1967. Master of Education, Florida Atlantic University, 1975.

    Career

    • Elementary teacher Florida Public Schools, West Hollywood, 1967-1969, North Carolina Public Schools, Chapel Hill, 1969-1970. English as Second Language teacher North America Institute, Barcelona, Spain, 1971-1973, Panama Cultural Institute, Panama City, 1974-1975. Counselor Opportunities Industrialization Organization, Albuquerque, 1975-1977.

      Kindergarten teacher Albuquerque Public Schools, 1977-1987. Private practice Albuquerque, since 1987.

    Works

    • Shadow and the Ready Time
    • A young female wolf must spend time learning many things before she is ready to do all that grown-up wolves do.
    • Author: (children's books) Kylie's Song, 1988 (Coors' Family Literacy award 1989), Albuquerque Then and Now, 1990, Gwendolyn's Gifts, 1990, Kylie's Concert, 1993, Shadow and the Ready Time, 1994. Editor Families in Recovery magazine, 1989-1991.

    Membership

    Member American Counseling Association, American Association for Group Therapists, Southwest Writers Association, Albuquerque Association for Education of Young Children (president 1978), Society for Childrens Book Writers and Illustrators, Population-Environment Network.

    Personality

    Interests

    Composing and singing songs, improvisation theater, travel, dance, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Bud Burns, December 23, 1976 (divorced October 1978).
    • father: William Palmer Sheehan
    • mother: Florence Louise (Muller) Sheehan
    • spouse: Bud Burns
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    Born November 11, 1945
    (age 72)
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