Bachelor of Science, Loyola University, Chicago, 1976; Master of Arts, Loyola University, Chicago, 1981; Doctor of Philosophy, Loyola University, Chicago, 1983.
Manager airline marketing, Official Airline Guides, Oak Brook, Illinois, 1971-1975;
private practice, Northbrook, Illinois, since 1983;
senior partner, clinical director, Center for Brief Therapy, Chicago, since 1988. Adjunct Professor psychology Loyola University, 1984-1996, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, since 1996. Research consultant Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois, 1983-1988.
Medical expert Social Security Administration, since 1986.
Board of directors Arlyn School, Skokie, Illinois, since 1986. Member APA, American Society Clinical Hypnosis, Illinois Psychological Association (chairman task force on alcoholism 1987), American Group Psychotherapy association (institute faculty1996-).
Children: Kristi, William.