From my point of view, the most authentic credential I have to offer is the time and energy I have devoted to the renewal of human life for over a quarter century. What I have witnessed and learned in that effort has made me grateful beyond measure. I mention this in order to put into perspective all the formal education I have been fortunate to receive. The markers along my path of learning and achievement are these:


  • Bronx High School of Science, New York City, Diploma, 1959
  • Columbia College, New York City, B.A., 1963
  • School of Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, M. Arch., 1968
  • School of Medicine, George Washington University, District of Columbia, M.D., 1977
  • Psychiatry Residency, Sheppard Pratt & Sinai Hospitals, Baltimore, 1977-1981
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, appt. 1982
  • Diplomate in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, 1984
  • Certificate, training program in EMDR, EMDR Institute, 1991
  • Certificate, Interactive Metronome practitioner, 2003
  • Certificate, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Fdn. for Human Enrichment, 2005