Curriculum Vitae

 

Present

PRESENT TITLE:

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

 

Atlanta Center for Behavioral Medicine
2325 Log Cabin Drive SE, Suite 105
Atlanta, Georgia 30080-6789
(404) 351-6789 (phone)
(404) 351-2932 (fax)

Education

UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATION:

1978

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Major: Psychology
Degree: Bachelor of Arts

 

 

GRADUATE EDUCATION:

1987

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
Major: Clinical Psychology
Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

1984

Florida State University
Tallahassee, Florida
Major: Clinical Psychology
Degree: Master of Science

1980

University of Southern Mississippi
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Major: Counseling Psychology
Degree: Master of Science

Licensure

LICENSURE:

1991

Georgia: 1523

 

 

CERTIFICATION:

1991

Fellow, American Academy of Pain Management

1988

Certified as a Psychologist in the State of Texas

Honors

SCHOLARSHIPS AND HONORS:

2007

Community Service Award
Georgia Psychological Association

2006

Outstanding Psychologist
Division 31, American Psychological Association

2004

Federal Advocacy Award
American Psychological Association

2003

Leadership Atlanta Class Graduate

2003

Diversity Leadership Academy of Atlanta Graduate

2000

Karl F. Heiser Advocacy Award

American Psychological Association

2000

Legislative Award
Georgia Psychological Association

1986 – 1987

Delores Auzenne Fellowship
Florida State University

1982 – 1985

Graduate and Professional Study Fellowship Program
Florida State University

1977 – 1978

University Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi

1975

Pulley, Pulley & Gough Memorial Scholarship
University of Southern Mississippi

Services

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

2009-Present

American Psychological Association
Board of Directors

1987-Present

American Psychological Association

Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice

2008-2009

 

Council of Representatives 2004-2009

 

Board of Professional Affairs 2005-2007

Past Chair

 

Committee of State Leaders 2002-06
(Including Past-Chair of Committee

and Past Chair of Diversity Subcommittee)

 

Division 31-President 2009 and

Assistant Editor of Newsletter

 

Women’s Caucus

Member-at-Large-2003-2005

Treasurer 2007-2009

 

Division 29

Member-at-Large-2007-2009

 

Task Force: Future of Psychology Practice

2008-2009

 

Task Force: Early Career Support

Initiative-2006

 

Task Force: Infusing Multicultural Guidelines throughout APA -2006

 

Task Force: Education and Training
Leading to Licensure in Psychology- 2005

 

Association for the Advancement of Psychology
Chair of Board of Trustees 2008-2009

 

Georgia Psychological Association
Past President (1999-2000)

 

Federal Advocacy Coordinator
Past Chair-Ethnic Minority Affairs Committee
Past Chair-Membership Committee
Past Chair-Peer Review Committee

1991-Present

American Academy of Pain Management

1991-Present

Association for the Study of Pain International

1988-Present

American Pain Society

2006-Present

International Academy for
Behavioral Medicine Counseling and Psychotherapy
(Diplomat Status)

 

SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS

2005-Present

SCLC-W.O.M.E.N. (Advisory Board)

2008-Present

ChrisKids Board of Directors

1996-Present

Project Interconnections Executive Committee/Board of Directors

1977-Present

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority

1993-Present

Atlanta Metro Lions Club

Experiences

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

1994 - Present

Owner,
Atlanta Center for Behavioral Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia

1992 – 1994

Coordinator of Psychological Services
National Pain Institute
Atlanta, Georgia

1991 – 1992

Coordinator of Psychological Services
Southeastern Pain Institute
Atlanta, Georgia

1987 – 1991

Assistant Professor
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston

 

Coordinator of Psychological Services
University Center for Pain Medicine at Hermann
Houston, Texas

1986 – 1987

Psychology Intern
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

1985 – 1986

Psychological Specialist
Florida State Hospital
Chattahoochee, Florida

1984 – 1985

Behavioral Specialist
Florida State University
Regional Multidisciplinary Evaluation and Consultation Center
Tallahassee, Florida

1983 - 1985

Psychology Trainee
Florida State University Psychology Clinic
Tallahassee, Florida

1980 - 1982

Mental Health Associate Gulf Coast Mental Health Center
Gulfport, Mississippi

Editorial

EDITORIAL POSITIONS:

2006-Present

Associate Editor

Professional Psychology: Research and Practice

 

Past Associate Editor, Pain Digest

 

Past Associate Editor, Pain Practice