AS in Human Services with honors, St. Petersburg (Florida) Junior College, 1987. Associate of Arts in Human Services with honors, St. Petersburg (Florida) Junior College, 1988. Bachelor in Human Services with honors, Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, 1989.
Master of Arts in Counselor Education, University South Florida, 1992.
Salesman Woolco, Seminole, Florida, 1979. Service advisor Western Auto, 1979-1983, store manager Brandon, Florida, 1983-1984, Pinellas Park, 1984-1985. Service manager Firestone, Largo, 1985.
Estimator Tampa (Florida) Tank & Welding, 1985-1986. Mental health technician Horizon Hospital, Clearwater, Florida, 1986-1989. Counselor Department Labor, St. Petersburg, 1989-1991.
Private practice therapist, trainer Largo, Clearwater, since 1990. Eating disorders therapist Rader Institute, Women's Medical Center, Seminole, Florida, 1992-1993.