Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Missouri since 2011
Missouri, License Number 2011035798

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

B.A., Sociology
Brown University, Providence, RI


Senior Lecturer, Psychology
National College of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland


Associate Professor, Department of Psychology / Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Webster University, St. Louis, MO

Psychologist, Siteman Counseling Service
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Clinical Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO


Maintain an active research program focused on the health and well-being of health care professionals, cancer care, ethics, and education.

Present regularly at national and regional scientific conferences.  Have presented at the annual conferences of the American Psychological Association, World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, American Psychosocial Oncology Society, American Society for Clinical Oncology, and others.

Give frequent invited talks to community groups and medical staff.  Have presented recently at the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program (St. Louis), Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis), St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center (St. Louis), and the Southeast Cancer Center (Cape Girardeau).

Published 20+ peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Edited a book published by the American Psychological Association.


Faculty Advisor of the Year, Webster University (2018)

Invited attendance at the International Conference on Health Psychology in Cuba, American Psychological Association (2014)

Best Case Study Poster Award, American Psychosocial Oncology Society (2014)

Outstanding Counseling Psychology Graduate Student Award, Virginia Commonwealth University (2008)

Recognition Award for Extraordinary Service, International Psychology (Div. 52), American Psychological Association (2006)

Cancer Control & Prevention Research Fellow, National Cancer Institute (2005 – 2007)


American Psychological Association

American Psychosocial Oncology Society

Missouri Psychological Association

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) St. Louis Consultation Group (Co-Founder)