AB, Joliet Junior College, 1971; Bachelor in English & Spanish magna cum laude, College St. Francis, Joliet, 1971; Master of Science in Counseling Psychology, George Williams College, Downers Grove, Illinois, 1982.
Teacher English Joliet Catholic High School, 1971-1972. Teacher language arts St. Mary's School, Junior High School, Mokena, Illinois, 1972-1974. Teacher English and reading Plainfield (Illinois) High School, 1974-1979.
Co-director 1st Church Community Counseling Center, Lombard, Illinois, 1982-1992. Instructor social psychology Joliet Junior College, since 1991. Mental health counselor Healy & Associates, Joliet, 1991-1997.
Private practice, since 1998.
Member American Counseling Association, American Mental Health Counselors Association, Lambda Iota Tau.
Married William F. Stelow, November 23, 1950. Children: Marla, Melissa, Michelle, Melanie, Maureen, Miriam.