Formal Education

Hunter College (BA), 1966-70
Hoftstra University (MA), 1976-86
Westbrook University (PhD), 1995

Karate, Kung Fu Instructors

Black belt in Tae Kuan-Do
Master Peter Urban: Goju-Ryu Karate
Master Min Pai: Yun Mu Kuan, Shao-lin Kung Fu
Master Ark Wong: Southern Shao-lin Kung Fu
Master Lun-Chui: Northern Praying Mantis Kung Fu

Tai Chi, Chi Kung Instructors

Masters Cheng Man-Ching, Kuo Lien Ying, T.T. Liang, Yu Chen-Hsing, Zhang Guang De

Homeopathic Certifications

  • Certificate in Classical Homeopathy (CHom), 1993
  • Diplomate in Homeopathy (DHom), 1994
  • Registered with the Society of Homeopaths, North America (RSHom (NA)), 1994
  • Certification in Classical Homeopathy (CCH), 1995, Council for Homeopathic Certification

Hypnosis Certifications and Awards

  • NGH 2009 President's Award
  • NGH Order of Braid 2009 Inductee
  • Certified Hypnotist (CH), Certified Instructor of Hypnosis, Certified Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist from the National Guild of Hypnotists
  • Certified Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist (CHt), Certified Hypnotherapy Instructor, Certified Stress Management Consultant, Presidentâ€â„¢s Award 2002 from the International Association of Counselors and Therapists
  • NeuroLinguistic Programming (NLP) from National Federation of NeuroLingusitic Psychology

Body Work Training

Shiatsu: Japanese Shiatsu Association, 1972
Polarity: Registered Polarity Practitioner (RPP), 1986
Reiki: Master level, 2003


Current Employment

Director and main instructor for The Center for Holistic Arts
State University of New York's Fashion Institute of Technology

Past Employment

City University of New York Graduate Center, Associated Press, YWCA, Pfizer Inc, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Union Carbide, Reader's Digest, Goldwater Memorial Hospital, Columbia Medical School, Hofstra University, New York University, Stuyvesant Adult Center, School of Music and Art, School for Holistic Naturopathy (Switzerland),Swedish Institute, National Guild of Hypnotists, International Association of Counselors and Therapists, National Association of Transpersonal Hypnotherapists, American Polarity Therapy Association