Advanced practice Clinical Nurse Specialist in Psychatric-Mental Health Nursing. Board certified by the American Nurses' Credentialing Association. 2018 Excellence in Mentoring Award; 2018 Zhi-Xing China Fellow.  Published travel writer and creative non-fiction writing instructor


  • B.A. in English from University at Albany - State University of New York
  • M.Ed. in Counseling from College of William and Mary
  • B.S.N. in Nursing from Excelsior College