Bachelor, U. San Diego, 1968; Master of Arts, California State University, 1973; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1980.
Trainer, research assistant family crisis intervention training, Richmond (California) and San Francisco Police Dept, 1972-1973; senior training counselor, Santa Clara (California) County Juvenile Probation Department, 1971-1973; counseling psychologist II, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1974-1977; chief consultation and education, San Mateo (California) County Department Mental Health, 1980-1982; chief outpatient psychologist Psychiatry Clinic, U. Louisville, 1983-1988; director creative pain management program, U. Louisville School Medicine, 1983-1987; assistant project director Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome health care professional training contract, U. Louisville School Medicine, 1987-1988; community statistical research associate, City of Louisville Department of Health and Human Services, 1988-1989; psychologist, Lakeshore Mental Health Institute, Knoxville, Tennessee, 1990-1997; president, Family Stress Institute, Inc., Louisville, 1988-1995. Lecturer in field.
Cons., lecturer Community Action Agy, Louisville, 1986, Highlands Baptist Hospital Medical-Surgical Symposium, Louisville, 1986-1987, N.E. Ecumenical Development Center, Louisville, 1986. Member education committee Jefferson County Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Louisville, 1987-1989, Minority Community, 1989-1990, Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Education Coalition,1988-1989. Member planning, presenter Knoxville College Black Family Health Conference, 1989.
Board directors Blackaleidoscope Cultural Center, Louisville, 1982-1984, Suicide Edition and Prevention Center, Louisville, 1985-1987, Knoxville County Head Start, Knoxville Alliance for Mentally Ill. Lecturer department psychiatry U. Tennessee Medical School, Memphis. Regional trainer APA HIVOffice for Psychology Education Program.
Member APA, American Pain Society, Kentucky Society Psychologists, Tennessee Psychol Association, Association Black Psychologists, Behavioral Medicine Society, American Group Psychotherapy Association.
Married Faye Venetia Harrison, May 17, 1980. Children: Giles Burgess, Leonart Mondlane, Justin Neal.