Certified in business administration, U. Maine, Orono, 1966; Bachelor of Science in History and Government, U. Maine, Portland, 1969; Master of Science in Guidance and Counseling, U. Maine, Gorham, 1974; Doctor of Philosophy in Counseling, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1978.
Teacher, Cape Elizabeth (Maine) Middle School, 1969-1975;
instructor, U. Maine, Portland-Gorham, 1974-1975;
intern U. Counseling Center, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1976-1977;
director guidance services, Sanford (Maine) High School, 1977-1982;
director, Counseling and Training Associations, 1977-1985;
private practice, since 1977. Counselor education department, visiting professor Graduate School Education, University of Southern Maine, 1977-1987. Consultant Family Planning Association Maine, 1979, chief consultant, 1980-1981.
Counseling supervisor, consultant Southern coastal, Midcoast, Southern Kennebac and Tri-County Family Planning Programs, 1981. Member of advisory group Commission Human Svc., 1981-1982. Founder, president Southern Maine Counseling Center, Inc., 1985, Pvt.Practice Institute, 1986.
Presenter workshops in field.
Member American Pers. and Guidance Association (board directors 1983-1986), American Association Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (certified), American Association for Counseling and Development, American Mental Health Counselors (past chairman), Maine Pers. and Guidance Association (past president), Maine Association for Counseling and Development (chairman N.B.C.C. standards), Southwestern Maine Pers. and Guidance Association, North Atlantic Region American Association Counseling and Development (chairman 1985-1986), New England Pers. and Guidance Association (past president, chairman conference 1980).
Children: Mike, Matt.