Student, University Tennessee, 1968-1970; Bachelor in Psychology, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1978; Master of Social Work, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1983; postgraduate, The Tavistock Clinic, London, 1987-1988.
Laboratory technician in genetics North Carolina State University, Raleigh, 1964-1966, Oak Ridge (Tennessee) National Laboratory, 1966-1967. Special education teacher Hill Learning Center Durham (North Carolina) Academy, 1978-1981. Social worker II IDTU Children's Institute John Umstead Hospital, Butner, 1983-1984.
Clinical social worker Duke University Medical Center, Durham, 1985-1987, University North Carolina Hospitals, Chapel Hill, 1989-1990. Social work clinical specialist Child-Outpatient Clinic Dorothea Dix Hospital, Raleigh, North Carolina, from 1990. Private practice Chapel Hill and Durham, from 1990.
Peer counselor Office Continuing Education Duke University, Durham, 1976—1977. Crisis counselor and training team member Orange-Person-Chatham Mental Health Center, Chapel Hill, 1979—1982. Workshop leader North Carolina State Teachers Duke University Medical Center, Durham, 1986, diabetes day workshop leader, 87.
Adjunct instructor University North Carolina School Social Work, 1996—2001, member advisory committee on field education, from 1999, adjunct field assistant professor, from 2001, adjunct field professor, from 2006.
Co-chair Parent-Teachers Association Carolina Friends School, Durham, 1978-1979, chairman children'ssect. art festival, 1978-1981. Member North Carolina Society for Clinical Social Work (treasurer-secretary, co-chair commission on psychoanalysis 1995-1997, Executive Board directors, treasurer 1990-1994), Association Ce rt.Social Workers, C.G. Jung Society (member-at-large 1989-1990), Advisory Committee onField Education, University of North Carolina School of Society Work, since 1999.
Married Heinrich Valdemar Malling, July 18, 1969. Children: Richard, Kevin, Kirsten.