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Betty Jean Eilerman

Betty Jean Eilerman, American marriage and family counselor. License marriage and family therapist, California, Minnesota. Honoree National Distinguished Service Registry for Counseling and Development, 1990.


Eilerman, Betty Jean was born on November 1, 1942 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Frank Irving and Elizabeth Marquerite (Lennon) Gunsauls.


Bachelor, Rosemont College, 1964. M.Rel.Ed., Loyola University, Chicago, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, California Pacific University, 1980.

Master of Arts, University San Francisco, 1984.


Instructor, Maria Goretti High School, Philadelphia, 1964-1966;instructor, Bishop McDevitt High School, Wyncote, Pennsylvania, 1966-1968;associate editor, George A. Pflaum Public, Dayton, Ohio., 1968-1969;instructor, Academy of Our Lady of Peace, San Diego, 1970;instructor, The Bishop's Schools, LaJolla, California, 1970-1980;partner, Write Right], LaJolla, 1979-1981;counselor, Center Creative Consciousness, Santa Rosa, California, 1982;intern, Clinical Cognitive Institute, Santa Rosa, 1982-1983;counselor, Catholic Community Svc., Santa Rosa, 1983-1984;private practice, Santa Rosa, 1988-1992;private practice, Fargo, North Dakota, 1988-1992. Bereavement counselor Home Hospice, Santa Rosa, 1983-1985. Hypnotherapist, Santa Rosa and Fargo, since 1985.

Co-facilitator Rebuilding: Divorce Workshops, Santa Rosa, 1986-1988. Co-director Reconnections, Santa Rosa, 1987-1988, Counselor Employee Support Systems, Santa Rosa, 1987-1988. Founder Crossing, Fargo, 1988-1992, Bridge House, Santa Rosa, since 1993.


President Professional Women's Group, Philadelphia, 1966=67, Newcomers Club, Santa Rosa, 1982. Director Service League, LaJolla, 1970-1980. Member American Association Marriage & Family Therapy, California Association Marriage & Family Therapy, Association Humanistic Psychology, Association Transpersonal Psychology, American Mental Health Counselors Association, American Association Counseling and Development, American Association Pastoral Counselors, National Honor Society, Delta Epsilon Sigma.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, golf, walking, travel.


Married Jerome Louis Eilerman, December 15, 1969.