Education, Awards & Experience

Me Photo for DP Meditation

Education Past:

In 1989 I completed my Masters in Expressive Arts Therapy at Lesley University. I did a 18-month internship at Endicott Day Treatment Center, Salem where I was employed as a therapist after I graduated. About a year later I went into private practice.

In 1987 I completed my BFA in Sculpture with Minors in Art Therapy, Special Education and Art Education at The School of Visual Arts in NY. My internships were at Bellevue Hospital, the Hospital for Joint Diseases, the School for the Deaf.

Education Present:

Graduate Certification Program in Holocaust & Genocide Studies at Salem State University.

Qigong with Dr. Eva Wong

Education Future:

Lesley University Doctoral Program in Expressive Therapy. Start date Summer, 2016.


Rhode Family Award for the Arts, for Outstanding Achievement in Fine Arts

Inducted into World Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Ray Levine Memorial Award, for Excellence in Art Therapy

Other Life Experience:

Presented my book to Jewish Book Council, 2015

Authored & published book, A Dual Path: Sacred Practices & Bodywork, 2014

Served in Israeli Defense Forces, early 1980’s

Other Work Experience:

Massage & Bodywork Professional, 1991 – Present

Taught Self-Defense for Impact, Model Mugging of Boston

Professional Trainer and Speaker, Independent contractor and for Mt. Auburn Employment Assistance Program. Topics included: Stress Management, Safety Skills, Assault Prevention, Cross Cultural Communication, Cross Gender Communication, Diversity Training, Anger Management. Clients Included:

Community Programs
City Year
Advice – Community Domestic Violence Program
Boys and Girls Club
Jewish Women’s International Conference

Corporations & Businesses
Hewlitt Packard
Mintz Levin
Sunlife of Canada
Plymouth Rock Corporation
Cornu Management
Cambridge Savings Bank, Somerville Bank
Boston Animal Rescue League
Boston Animal Rescue League
Curl Corporation
Eisai Research Institute
Globe Specialty Products
O’Reilly Associates
Risk Management
Virus Research, Inc.

Healthcare Facilities
Blue Cross / Blue Shield
Veterans Hospital
Boston University Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
Yankee Dental Convention
Emerson Hospital
Addison Gilbert Hospital
Mount Auburn Hospital
Beth Israel Hospital
Cambridge YMCA
Forysth Dental Center

Educational Facilities
Harvard University
Berkley School of Music
Boston University
Boston College
Emerson College
Simmons College
Wellesley College
Baystate College
Fisher College
Suffolk University
Tufts University
Massachusetts College of Art
Framingham State University
Lincoln Sudbury High School
Buckingham, Brown & Nichols
Wentworth Institute of Technology
Boston Adult Education Center
Cambridge Adult Education Center
Brookline Adult Education Center
Needham Adult Education Center
Massage Institute of New England

Gyms & Yoga Studios
Boston Sports Club
Yoga Now
Yoga Duzzit



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