Education

Registered Occupational Therapist in the United States as of 1989. Degree completed at the Federal University in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1983.

Continuing Education

Summer Seminar & Intensive: Anthroposophic Counseling Psychology for the 21st Century

CA, Sacramento: Jul 29 – Aug 2, 2013. This Summer seminar intensive offers an in-depth exploration of anthroposophic counseling psychology and its capacities to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. This seminar is designed to balance theoretical, experiential, artistic and somatic learning models. Focus topics include personality spectrum disorders, counseling for depression, addiction and trauma.

Intensive track: Body into Being: Advanced Energetic Bodywork Training 2013-2014 

This is an opportunity to deepen skills in a community of experienced practitioners. "Be where you are and take the next steps". This particular training will focus on the energetic bodywork, including theoretical overview (Polarity Therapy Paradigm, the craniosacral tides); deepening practitioner skills (presence, listening and tracking); learning specific powerful techniques and learning to discover the core of the client's needs and patterns that manifest in pain, dis-ease, and discomfort; and the most effective hands-on approach for that client. Certification Program from Oct 2013 to July 2014. Boulder, CO.

International Symposium: Sensory Processing Disorder, IL, 2009

Integrated Listening System Certification Program. Sensory Processing Foundation, Aurora CO. 

Addictions Regional Encounter. Colorado Springs, CO. February 10th-11th, 2009

Mindfulness & Sensory Integration: Practices to Relieve Anxiety, Pain. Anger, Depression and ADHD – Jonathan Jordan. Denver, CO. November 20th, 2008

Why We Worry: Understanding and Treating Anxiety Disorders. Institute for Brain Potential – John Preston, Psy, D. October 8th, 2008

Understanding Trauma Through the Eyes of a Child. Foundation for Human Enrichment. October 3rd, 2008

4th Annual Positive Behavior Support Symposium. Approved by the Colorado Department of Education. July 15th, 16th and 17th, 2008

Alcohol Abuse and the Critically Ill Patient. Boulder, CO. June, 2008

Sensory Processing Disorder in Children and Adolescents: Practical Strategies and Interventions. Denver, CO. March, 2008

Beyond Love and Consequences: A Love Based Approach to Help Attached Challenged Children with Severe Behaviors. Denver, CO. March, 2008

Basic Mindfulness: Techniques for Integrating Mind and Body Processes: Shinzen Young. January, 2008

Self Regulation – Online course - University of New Mexico. Part 1: Sept 10th – 30th, 2008 - What is Self Regulation? Part 2: Oct 1st- Nov 4th, 2008 – Assessment, Intervention and Application

Introduction to Oriental Health Principles in Therapy. Dr Xutian. Alberta, Canada. October, 2007

Life Energy and the Emergent Therapeutic Paradigm. A Balanced Approach to Body, Brain and Mind. International Somatic Experiencing Conference. Berkley, CA. October, 2007