Bachelor, Bard College, 1955; Master of Fine Arts, Institute Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, 1973; Master of Education, Lesley College, 1980.
Instructor art, art history, art education, Lesley College, Bunker Hill Community College, Stonehill College, Cambridge, Charleston, Northern Easton, Massachusetts, 1975-1978;
art therapist, intake specialist, case manager, New Center for Psychotherapies, Boston, 1977-1981;
instructor art therapy, Lesley College Graduate School, Cambridge, 1982;
chairperson academic county, Beacon College, Boston, 1983-1984;
instructor psychology, art prison education project, Curry College, Lancaster, Massachusetts, 1983, 85;
instructor art therapy, Salve Regina U., Newport, Rhode Island, 1985-1992;
expressive therapist, Phase, Taunton, Massachusetts, 1986-1988;
expressive therapist, Waltham (Massachusetts)/Weston Hospital, 1988-1991;
private practice art therapy, counseling, since 1980. Art therapist Charter Hospital Austin, 1991-1992. Art and child therapist House of the Morning Star, Austin, 1993, St. Mary's Hospital, Tucson.
Workshop leader, staff development trainer numerous organizations, since 1987.
Active Save our Springs, Austin, 1991-1993. Member American Art Therapy Association.
Married Alvin Fiering, January 27, 1957 (divorced 1984). Children: Gina, Wendy, Chloe.