Associate of Arts, Nassau Community College, 1966. Bachelor, Hofstra University, 1972. Counseling diploma, Postgraduate Center Mental Health, New York City, 1974.
Psychiatric nurse, Phoenix House, New York City, 1969-1971; psychotherapist, No Shore Cornell Hospital, Manhasset, New York, 1974-1976; private practice psychotherapist, New York City, since 1976; founder, president, Woman's Counseling Svc., New York City, 1976-1980; founder, president, Counseling By Mail, New York City, since 1983. Consultant on psychological issues various national magazines, television, radio, since 1976. Workshop presenter.
Member Southampton (New York ) Lake Preservation Association, since 1985. Member American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Married Robert W. Goldfarb, June 7, 1953. Children: Kevin, Leda, Shanna, Kim.