Professional Certifications/Licensures/Memberships

Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker - TX04347
  • Diplomat in Clinical Social Work (1987)

NASW register of Clinical Social Work

National Association of Social Workers

Academy of Certified Social Workers

Eligible Member Association Academy of Pain Management

Substance Abuse Professional (2004)

American College of Forensic Examiners Institute (2011)

  • Certified Master Forensic Social Workers, CMFSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I have been in Practice for over 35 years. I earned my Bachelors of Science in Social Work from Kansas State College of Pittsburg and my Masters in Social Work in 1977 from the Worden School of Social Service at Our Lady of the Lake University. As a Diplomat in Clinical Social Work, I strive to utilize my expertise to create the most ethical and helpful interventions possible.
I specialize in children and adolescents; however I am always eager to assist those who are in need. I am experienced in working with people with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) as well as mood disorders, Bipolar, Attention Deficit Disorder/ Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, and behavioral problems.
I provide a direct approach at psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, families, groups for a variety of emotional and adjustment problems. My experience working with family service organizations, hospital settings, academia providing lectures, has equipped me with a wealth of knowledge that conceptualizes my techniques for working with you.

I enjoy working with people of all ages, cultures, and races. I am a former United States Marine; My wife is clinical social worker, I have 3 children, 1 dog, and 4 cats.