I received my B.A. from the University of Massachusetts in Cultural Anthropology. After a few years of traveling and completing graduate coursework in philosophy, literature and poetry, I found my passion for psychodynamic psychotherapy. I received a full-scholarship to the University of Tennessee where I earned my doctorate (Ph.D.). After spending an internship year at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx, NY, I completed a four-year advanced fellowship at the Austen Riggs Center. To learn more about the clinical nuances of my training at Austen Riggs click here for a review of the recently published, Austen Riggs Reader.