writings and presentations

  • Congenital Heart Defects Families Association, Kansas City, MO​​​ - articles published @ chdfamilies.org

  • Adolescent Sexuality; February - March 2019

    • St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute, St. Louis, MO

  • Depression & Suicide: Thinking about the TV series 13 Reasons Why; January 28 2018

    • Ladue Chapel Presbyterian Church, Adult Education Program, St. Louis, MO

  • When helpers hurt: Understanding and working with medical trauma; October 11 2017

    • Care and Counseling, Fall Seminar, St. Louis, MO

  • Building emotional muscle: Understanding emotional and behavioral problems with your child or adolescent (Part 1 & 2); September 24 & October 1 2017

    • Ladue Chapel Presbyterian Church, Adult Education Program, St. Louis, MO

  • Medical Trauma & PTSD; June 2017

    • Adult Congenital Heart Association, 8th National Conference, Orlando, FL

  • The Gift of Therapy: Building emotional muscle and mindfulness; June 2017

    • Adult Congenital Heart Association, 8th National Conference, Orlando, FL

  • Medical Trauma: Understanding the inner world of children with chronic medical conditions; May 2017

    • Care and Counseling, Board of Directors Meeting, St. Louis, MO

  • On Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: A case approach; a look at the inner mental and emotional world of the child; November 2016

    • Jewish Family & Children's Service, St. Louis, MO

  • Understanding psychological trauma in natural disaster and relocation; April 2016

    • Corporate Housing Providers Association, Midwest Regional Conference, St. Louis, MO

Topics for Speaking Engagements

  • anxiety, depression, trauma, chronic medical conditions, loss, suicide and crisis intervention, natural disaster and relocation, parenting issues, play, aggression, psychodynamic psychotherapy