Bachelor, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1976. Master of Social Work, Yeshiva University, 1982.
Supervisor admissions and records State University of New York, Buffalo, 1975-1977, vocational rehabilitation counselor, 1977-1978. Teen director Hebrew Educational Society, Brooklyn, 1978-1980. Director youth services Gustave Hartman YM-YWHA, Far Rockaway, New York, 1980-1982, assistant director rehabilitation, 1982-1988.
Coordinator community education Middle Earth Crisis Counseling & Referral, Bellmore, since 1988. Psychotherapist, Island Park, New York, l984—. Consultant Bellmore-Merrick School District, l988—.
Member American Association Suicidology, South Shore Services to Handicapped (secretary l984-85).
Married Ronald Joseph Fontanetta, December l2, l982. L child, Rebecca Alana.