Staff nurse Baltimore Cancer Research Center, University Maryland, Baltimore, 1975-1978. Charge nurse coronary care stepdown unit St. Joseph Hospital, Towson, Maryland, 1978-1980. Clinical nurse affective disorders unit Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 1980-1981.
Intern in family therapy Baltimore City Hospitals, 1981-1983. Therapist Sexual Disorders Clinic/National Institute Study, Prevention and Treatment Sexual Trauma, Baltimore, since 1982. Charge nurse Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1982-1988, clinical supervisor, 1986-1988.
Private practice individual, family, group psychotherapy Alternative and Complimentary Therapies, since 1988. Associate faculty Johns Hopkins University School Nursing, Baltimore, since 1995. Instructor Hartford Community College, Bel Air, Maryland, 1987.
Psychiatric educator University Maryland Health Systems, Institute Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Baltimore, 1988-1989. Clinical nurse specialist department psychiatry and addictions Homewood Hospital Center, Baltimore, 1990-1991. Clinical nurse specialist Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center, Jessup, Maryland, 1992-1993, associate director nursing, 1993-1997, director specialized treatment services, since 1997.
Member American Psychiatric Nurses Association, American Holistic Nurses Association, Maryland Society Clinical Nurse Specialists (vice president 1992-1993, president 1993-1994), Psychiatric Advanced Practice Nurses of Maryland (legislation chair since 1996, board directors since 1998), Association Treatment Sexual Abusers (clinical member, since 1998), Sigma Theta Tau.