October 24, 2014

Resumé

 

FACILITATION/TEACHING

Leads a writing group for parents who have a child living with chronic illness;     Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle,WA 2010 to present
Led a support group for parents whose children live with Juvenile Myositis;       Seattle Children’s Hospital  2009-2010

SPEAKING-PRESENTATIONS

Poetry Readings: Poetic Medicine; Odessa Brown Children’s Clinic & Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA Nov/Dec 2012
Poetry Reading: The Healing Art of Poetry; Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, WA Sept 2009
The Effects of Chronic Illness on Families–                                                       Behavioral Medicine; Family Doctor Residency Program,
University of Washington, Swedish Hospital-Cherry Hill
March 2009
NIH; Pediatric Oncology & Residence Inn staff workshops October 2012
Coping with the Effects of Chronic Illness: Needs and Resources;                      CureJM Foundation National Conference  2009-2012

AWARDS & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Grant Awards:

City Artists, City of Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs February 2012
4Culture, King County Arts, Washington
City Artists, City of Seattle Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs
June 2008
June 2008

Published Author:

  • Poetry
  • The Educated Gardener, The Seattle Times
  • Non-Verbal Communication in the Classroom New Horizons For Learning
1999-2012
June 1999
1984

Garden Designs Published:

Residential Development Handbook-3rd Edition
Landscaping With Stone, Sunset Books
Seattle Homes & Lifestyles
2004
2000
April 1999

RESIDENCIES & WRITING WORKSHOPS (all juried)

Napa Valley Writers Workshop, St. Helena, California-Poetry
The Healing Art of Writing, San Rafael, California
Squaw Valley Writers Workshop, California—Poetry
July 2011
July 2010
July 2008
Winter Residency, Pacific University MFA program,
Forest Grove, Oregon
Jan 2006
Summer Residency, Whidbey Writers Workshop, MFA program, Whidbey Island, Washington Aug 2006
Summer Residency, Pacific Lutheran University MFA program, Tacoma, Washington Aug 2005

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Owner, Edison Landscape Design
Residential Design, Installation and Management
1992-present

THERAPY

Private Practice as a psychotherapist , Seattle, WA 1982-1992
School Counselor, The Northwest School, Seattle, WA 1984-1985

OTHER TEACHING

Adjunct Faculty- Lesley College, Boston, MA
(Appleton, WI)
- Masters in Education program, Creative Movement in Learning
1991
Designed and taught courses in Movement Education:
- Psychology Graduate students-Antioch University, Seattle, WA
- Massage Therapy students: Seattle Massage School;
- Brian Utting School of Massage, Seattle, WA
- Pacific Oaks College-Teacher Training, Seattle, WA
- The Northwest School, Seattle, WA
1982-1988
Portland State University, Portland, OR
Women in Dance-semester course
Spring 1979

EDUCATION

Landscape Design Studies
Edmonds Community College, Edmonds WA
1992-1997
M.A. Antioch University, Seattle, WA Interdisciplinary Degree: Psychology & Movement Education 1982
B.A. Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
Interdisciplinary Degree: Psychology & Dance
1976