Party affiliation: Democrat
- Psychiatric social worker Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, 1974-1977. Private practice in psychotherapy, since 1977.
Master's mental health advisory com chair, Washington, 2001—2004. Member National Association of Social Workers, Washington State Society Clinical Social Workers (board directors since 1993), Washington State Coalition Mental Health Professionals and Consumers (legislation chairman since 1994), Psychoanalytic Association Seattle (president 1983-1985), National Committee Psychoanalysis (board directors, area chairman since 1992, national legislation chairman since 1995, national membership committee on psychoanalysis in clinical social work), National Academies Practice Social Work Academy, Clinical Social Work Federation (governor relations chair, since 2000).