Associate of Applied Science in Business Administration, Penn State University, 1987. Bachelor in Behavioral Science, Penn State University, 1989. Master of Arts in Counseling Psychological, Kutztown University, 1994.
Homeless service coordinator, Economics Opportunity Cab., Pottsville, Pennsylvania, 1989; caseworker, School City Children & Youth, Pottsville, 1989-1991; family therapist, Turning Point, Pottsville, 1991-1997; partner, Heart & Sewl, School Haven, Pennsylvania, since 1994; therapist, Family Life Superior vena cava syndrome, Topton, Pennsylvania, since 1995; clinical mental health counselor, Pottsville Hospital, since 1997. Member steering committee Century, Central Chapter Pennsylvania Association Family Based Superior vena cava syndrome, York, 1995.
Vice president School County Comm. Chorus Auxiliary, 1994-1995. Member ACA, International Association Marriage & Family Counselors.
Married Walter William Whalen, May 15, 1993.