Awards and Publications

AWARDS
  • 2016 Outstanding School and Agency Award, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.  For development of “Healthy Aging” Concentration, MA in Clinical Psychology Program, Antioch University Santa Barbara
  • 2013 Award for Excellence in Community Education, National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter.
  • 2012 Intergeneration Program of the Year, AARP and Central Coast Commission for Seniors
  • Kovod Award for Excellence in Media, Association of Jewish Family and Children’s Agencies, 2006
  • Administrator of the Year, NASW Santa Barbara Chapter, 2003

PUBLICATIONS

  • Giving up Your Power: What Does it Mean in Relationship? Common Ground Magazine, San Francisco:CA.February 2015. (http://www.sopdigitaledition.com/commonground/#/18/).
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Uncovering Richness Past Midlife, Common Ground Magazine, San Francisco:CA.December 2014. (http://www.sopdigitaledition.com/commonground/#/18/).
  • In the Aftermath. in Stay Awhile: Poetic Narratives about Multiculturalism and Diversity, University Professors Press, Winter 2015
  • “Ethical Dilemmas Related To Fee Issues In Social Work Practice.” Focus, February 1998.
  • “Practicing Poetically: A Client-Centered Multi-Theoretical Response to Trauma.” International Social Work Conference (March 1998), New York University School of Social Work and the Tavistock Clinic of London. Publication December 1998.
  • “The Fee In Social Work: Ethical Dilemmas For Practitioners.” Social Work, May 1999.
  • “Holocaust Survivors and Gang Members: An Encounter Transforming Participants’ Attitudes Towards Vengance and Forgiveness.” Forgiveness: Boundaries and Paradoxes in Philosophy, Culture, and Psychology, Inter-Disciplinary Press, Spring 2013.
  • Stepping Towards Darkness: The Enlightened Path to Healthy Aging.” ImagiNews, March 2012.
ONLINE
  • Giving up Your Power: What Does it Mean in Relationship? Common Ground Magazine, San Francisco:CA.February 2015. (http://www.sopdigitaledition.com/commonground/#/18/).
  • Hiding in Plain Sight: Uncovering Richness Past Midlife, Common Ground Magazine, San Francisco:CA.December 2014. (http://www.sopdigitaledition.com/commonground/#/18/).
  • A Therapist’s Post-Holiday Season Perspective.” Allthingshealing.com, January 2012
  • “Healthy Aging, Contradiction or Reality? Noozhawk, Allthingshealing.com, February 2012
  • “The Secrets of Healthy Aging” Santa Barbara Therapy News, March 2012
  • “Aging as a Muse.” Noozhawk, March 2012.
  • Paradise Lost/Paradise Found.”  independent.com/news/2014/jun/05/paradise-lostparadise-found, June 2014