Bachelor, University South Africa, Pretoria, 1980. Bachelor with honors, University South Africa, Pretoria, 1983. Master of Arts, University Cape Town, South Africa, 1985.
Doctor of Philosophy, U.Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1997.
Student advisor, lecturer University Cape Town, Cape, 1985—1990. Private practice psychologist Newlands, South Africa, from 1984. Psychologist, drug addiction counselor St Luke's Hospice, Kenilworth, South Africa, from 1990.
Married Donald Whiting.