Professional Experience

Professional Experience

Clinical

2005-present
Mentoring and Mediation, Venice, California.

2002-05
Psychotherapy, Mediation, Making the Moment Matter, Paonia, Colorado.

1999-2002
Long-distance psychotherapy practice, On the road in America, with extended stays in Bisbee, AZ and Prescott, Arizona.
Individual, couple, and family therapy via telephone while traveling in a motor home, with occasional in-person marathon sessions and milieu work; working with clients from my previous practice as well as new clients from as far away as London, Hamburg, Hong Kong, Taipei, Melbourne, and Riyadh.

1996-99
Making The Moment Matter for Kids, Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona.
Mentor: structured personal development program for children ages 9 to 12.

1995-99
Private psychotherapy practice, Tucson and Phoenix, Arizona.
Individual, couple, child, family and group psychotherapy, teaching and supervision of therapists, workshops, organizational consulting, mediation.

1994-99
Making The Moment Matter, Seattle, Washington, Tucson, Arizona, and Phoenix, Arizona.
Mentor: structured personal development program consisting of private and group sessions, workshops, a workbook, and an individualized program.

1989-95
Private psychotherapy practice, Seattle, Washington.
Individual, couple, family and group psychotherapy, teaching and supervision of Hakomi therapists, workshops in Quantum, Morita and Hakomi Psychotherapy, organizational consulting, mediation.

1983-84
Robert Wickman, DO, PC, Scottsdale, Arizona.
Technical Supervisor: computer diagnostics, thermography, hyperbaric medicine, electro-acuscope, homeopathy, colonics, clinical testing (pulmonary function, urinalysis, cytotoxic testing).

1983
Arizona Heart Institute, Phoenix, Arizona.
Research consultant in psychotherapy program for obesity.

1980-81
Four-Town Ambulance Co., Putnam, Connecticut.
1 year experience in the field along with once-weekly shift in emergency room.

1980-81
Preventive Self Care Services, Putnam, Connecticut.
Psychotherapist.

1976-77
Soma Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Psychotherapist.

1975-79
Interface Foundation, Newton, Massachusetts.
Psychotherapist.

1975-76
Eikos Therapeutic Community, Boston, Massachusetts.
Program Director, Milieu Therapist.

1973-75
Ishi Research Center for the Study of Consciousness, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Psychotherapist, Biofeedback Therapist, Music Therapist.

1972-73
Erickson Educational Foundation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Psychological Counselor: transsexuals, transvestites, hermaphrodites.

1972
Goddard College Health Center, Plainfield, Vermont.
Peer Counseling.

Research

1978-79
The Karass Project, Interface Foundation, Newton.
Massachusetts Diplomatic Liaison

1977
Robert S. Hartman Association, Boston, Massachusetts
Therapeutic Researcher

1976
Whitewood Stamps, Inc., Newton, Massachusetts
Researcher

1973-75
Ishi Research Center for The Study of Consciousness, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Researcher: Altered States of Consciousness,
Parapsychology Research and Development for Cyborg Corporation (producer of biofeedback instruments)

1972
Erickson Educational Foundation, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Research and Development in Altered States of Consciousness;
Research Assistant: Gender Identity Disorders

Teaching

2007-2009
“Communication Skills for Lawyers and Accountants”
Grobstein, Horwarth & Company, Sherman Oaks, California

2003-2005
“Playing Ball On Running Water; Practical Psychology for Young People”
Vision School, Paonia, Colorado

2003-2005
“Relationship Skills for Young People”
Vision School, Paonia, Colorado

2003-2004
“Theater Arts 101?
Vision School, Paonia, Colorado

1998-1999
“Body-Centered Psychology, Reading People to the Core”
Southwest Institute of Healing Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona.

1998
“Making The Moment Matter for Kids”
Miles Exploratory Learning Center, Tucson, Arizona.
Satori School, Tucson, Arizona.
Scottsdale USDs Gifted Program, Scottsdale, Arizona.

“Managing Experience”
Desert Institute for the Healing Arts, Tucson, Arizona.

1997
Workshop: “Purpose & Passion”
Making The Moment Matter, Tucson, Arizona.

1996-1997
“Character Theory, Mindfulness, Present-Centered Psychotherapies”
Desert Institute for the Healing Arts, Tucson, Arizona

1995-1999
“Process Group for Professionals”, 9 months
“Reading People; Character Theory for Professionals”, 9 months
“Introduction to Hakomi for Professionals”, 6 months
Hakomi Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona.

“Paying Attention and Getting What You Pay For”, Workshop
“Having Your Cake and Experiencing It, Too”, Workshop
“Experiencing Your Relationship With Death”, Workshop
“Purpose & Passion”, Workshop
Making The Moment Matter, Seattle, Washington.

1995
“Exploring Resistance”
Workshop Assistant, Hakomi Institute of Tucson, Tucson, Arizona.

1992
Advisor to student Will Michel-Henri
Antioch University, Seattle, Washington

1992-94
Head Assistant; Two Year Professional Training
Hakomi Institute of Seattle, Seattle, Washington

1991
“Character Theory (3 month program)”, Assistant
Hakomi Institute of Portland, Portland, Oregon

1990
“Introduction to Morita Psychotherapy”, Workshop
Northwest Institute for Morita Therapy, Seattle, Washington

1990-91
“Professional Skills Training (6 month program)”, Assistant
Hakomi Institute of Portland, Portland, Oregon

1982-83
“Character Theory and Analysis for Professionals” (12 month program)
Scottsdale Center for Rolfing, Scottsdale, Arizona.

1982
“The Hakomi Method of Body Centered Psychotherapy”, Assistant Instructor
Arizona Heart Institute, Phoenix, Arizona.

1975-79
“Conscious Living, Conscious Dying”
Interface Foundation, Newton, Massachusetts

1977
“Attitudinal Healing (six week course)”
Hippocrates Health Institute, Boston, Massachusetts.

1977
“Conscious Living, Conscious Dying (ten session course)”
Rocky Mountain Healing Arts Festival, Boulder School of Massage Therapy, Boulder, CO.

1975
“Third Force Psychology”, Substitute Instructor for Mel Bucholtz
“General Systems Theory”, Substitute Instructor for Mel Bucholtz
Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts.

1974
“Altered States of Consciousness”, Biofeedback Lab Instructor
Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts.

Presentations

1998
Annual Conference
Arizona Dispute Resolution Association, Tucson, Arizona
“Reading People to the Core: Professional Applications of Character Analysis”

1995
Scottsdale Psychotherapy Center, Scottsdale, Arizona
“Introduction to Hakomi for Professionals”

1995
Desert Institute for the Healing Arts, Tucson, Arizona
“Developing The Witness of Mindfulness”, and “Reading Bodies for Psychological Information”

1994
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. Canada
“Morita Psychotherapy and the Present-Centered Therapies”

1994
Seattle Counselor’s Association, Seattle, Washington
“Hakomi Psychotherapy and the Mind-body Connection”

1983
National Health Federation Annual Conference, Tucson, Arizona
“Legislative Update on Freedom of Choice in Health Care”

1982-84
Miscellaneous Television and Radio Appearances, Phoenix, Arizona
various presentations and panel discussions on health care policy and issues

1982
The Hakomi Institute, Boulder, Colorado
organized and introduced 9 week film series “Character Theory in American Film”

1978
The Findhorn Foundation, Inverness, Scotland
“The Karass Project”

1977
Towards Tomorrow Fair, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts
“Healing Attitudes”

1976
Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
“Healthy Attitudes Towards Mental Health”

1975
Harvard College, School of Divinity, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Conference on Mystical Experience, presented paper

1975
New England Communities Conference
Another Place Farm, Greenville, New Hampshire
“Therapeutic Communities”

1975
Erickson Educational Foundation, Mazatlan, Mexico
“Perception, Reality, Choice and Control”

1974
WGBH TV (PBS), Boston, Massachusetts
Group Facilitator; Conference on the Future of Communications Technology
Presentation; “A Biological Model of the Evolution of Communications Technology”

1974
Harrisburg Academy, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
“Parapsychology and Altered States of Consciousness”
“Brain Hemispheric Asymmetry”

1973
Goddard College, Plainfield, Vermont
“Gender Identity Disorders”

1973
Penn State University, University Park, Pennsylvania
“Gender Identity Disorders”

Writing

1997-1999
Mindful Awareness Magazine
advice column

1997-1999
Dupree’s Diamond News
write-in advice column

1995-96
“Lessons From The Lotus: Practical Spiritual Teachings of a Traveling Buddhist Monk”
ghostwriter in collaboration with Bhante Wimila, Bantam 1997

1994
Making The Moment Matter Workbook
self-published workbook for self-development program

1994
“Buddhism and Psychotherapy”
article for The Center for Conscious Evolution Newsletter, Boston MA

1993
Smoochie, TV pilot treatment

1992
Making The Moment Matter
book-in-progress

1988-89
miscellaneous material for Antioch University catalog, Seattle, Washington

1984-87
miscellaneous material for Omega Institute catalogs, Rhinebeck, New York

1983-84
Patient education materials for Robert Wickman, DO, Scottsdale, Arizona

1983-84
Speech writer/Ghost writer for Robert Wickman, DO, Scottsdale, Arizona

1983
Arizona Legislation: SB 1254, “Health Practitioners; Registration” (major contributing author)

1975-79
miscellaneous material for Interface Foundation catalogs, Boston, Massachusetts

Administrative and Organizationa

2010-present
ShimDot Productions, Los Angeles, CA and Tucson, AZ
Producer

2009-10
Heartbeat of Global Unity, Venice, CA
Organizational Consultant

2002-05
Were In It Together, Paonia, Colorado
Founder and President

2002-06
Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Paonia, Colorado
Board Member

1998-99
Damian Ranch, Tucson, Arizona
Mediator and Organizational Consultant

1998
Arizona Earth Fair, Mormon Lake, Arizona
Organizational Consultant; Planning and Operations

1997-99
5th World Network, Tucson, Arizona
Organizational Consultant

1995-97
MediaFusion, Tucson, Arizona
Organizational Consultant

1992
Infinity Foundation, Seattle, Washington
Planning and Budget Consultant

1991
International Foundation for Homeopathy, Seattle, Washington
Organizational Consultant

1991
Honey Bear Cafe, Seattle, Washington
Organizational Consultant

1989
International Association for Constructive Living, Sonoma, California
Facilitator of 1st Annual conference

1989
Training & Economic Development Center of Linn-Benton Community College, Albany, Oregon
Organizational Consultant

1988-89
Northwest Institute for Morita Therapy, Seattle, Washington
Director

1988-94
Lehrman Consulting and Development, Seattle, Washington
Consulting practice, custom software development

1988-89
Antioch University, Seattle, Washington
Admissions Assistant

1987-88
Oregon Physician’s Collective, Salem, Oregon
Organizational Consultant

1987
Pacific Rim Telecommunications Network, Maui, Hawaii
Consultant, Facilitator, Mediator

1984-87
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Rhinebeck, New York
Administrative Director

1982-84
Free Choice in Health Care, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
Founding President

1982-84
Colon Hygiene Association, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
Founding President

1983
Rittenhouse Square Nutritional Consultants, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Organizational Consultant

1983
Boulder School of Massage Therapy, Boulder, Colorado
Consultant
personal and organizational transition counseling for the Director of the school

1983
The Hakomi Institute, Boulder, Colorado
Consultant
video production of training/documentary tapes, editorial consulting on second edition of training manual, organizational consulting, facilitator of cultural exchange programs

1981-82
Arizona Homeopathic Medical Examining Board, Phoenix, Arizona
Political and educational consultant to the President of the Board

1981
Connecticut Center for Massage Therapy, Newington, Connecticut
Consultant in organizational structuring, planning and incorporation

1981
Tim McNally, JD, Putnam, Connecticut
Legal consultant

1980-81
Hakomi Institute, Boston, Massachusetts
Consultant in organizational structuring, planning, group process facilitation, and incorporation

1978-79
The Karass Project, Interface Foundation, Newton, Massachusetts
Administrator

1978
Whole Life Times Magazine, Boston, Massachusetts
Consultant in planning & visioning

1976-79
Boulder School of Massage Therapy, Boulder, Colorado
Northeast Representative and applicant interviewer

1976
Common Unity Magazine, New Haven, Connecticut
Co-founder

1975-79
Interface Foundation, Newton, Massachusetts
Executive Director

1975-76
Eikos Therapeutic Community, Boston, Massachusetts
Director of Volunteer Program

1975
New Age Journal, Boston, Massachusetts
Consultant to editor/publisher

1974
Genessa Foundation, Fair Oaks, California
Coordinator of Boston workshops

1973-75
Ishi Research Center for the Study of Consciousness, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Conference Organizer

Computer Software Development

2009-10
Law Offices of Deborah R. Bronner & Associates, Los Angeles, California
Loan Modification program

1995-99
Lehrman Consulting & Development, Tucson, Arizona
Internet sites I have designed and produced include:
Practical Tools for Self Development
Hakomi Psychotherapy
Quantum Psychotherapy
Morita Psychotherapy
Buddhist Psychotherapy
Loving Presence, Ron Kurtz
Homeopathy, Dr. Peter Wright
Peace Keeping for Professionals, Ellis Amdur
Sculpture and Print, Bruce Fink (under construction)

1988-94
Lehrman Consulting & Development, Seattle, Washington
Programs I have designed and produced include:
Macintosh Mortgage Broker for Lofurno Mortgage Co., Seattle, Washington
Expert System Report Generator for Surgical Reports for Tom Laney, MD, DMD
Information Management System for BodyMind Academy, Kirkland, Washington
Professional Training Log System for Hakomi Institute, Boulder, Colorado
Clinical Training Video Indexing System for Ananda Zaren, Santa Barbara California
DreamWork System for Meredith Lowry, DO, Portland Oregon
Training Notes System for Meredith Lowry, DO, Portland Oregon
Homeopathic Practice Management System for Meredith Lowry, DO, Portland Oregon
Emergency Medical Record Tracking System for Vital Records, Inc., Tucson, Arizona
Administrative Information Management System for Nomad University, Seattle Washington
Accounts & Activities System for Marcee Hanan, Wholesale Clothing Rep, Seattle Washington
Facility & Tenant Management System for Capital Hill Apartments, Seattle Washington
Admissions Process Tracking System for Antioch University, Seattle Washington
Computing Resources Dept. Project Management System for Antioch University, Seattle WA
Software Indexing System for Antioch University, Seattle, Washington
Information Management System for Quantum Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Practice Management System for Peter Wright, ND, Seattle, Washington
Practice Management System (design only) for Stephen King, ND, Seattle Washington
Book Writing Utilities for James Cleever, L.Ac., Portland Oregon
Procedure, Personnel, & Policy Program for Honey Bear Cafe, Seattle Washington
Book Writing System for Honey Bear Cafe, Seattle Washington
Resume Maker for Roy Goodman, Seattle Washington
TV & Movie Screen Writing System for Jim Lehrman, Seattle Washington
Psychotherapy Practice Management System for Jim Lehrman, Seattle Washington

Major Educational Events Organized and Produced

2005-06
Blue Sage Lecture Series
Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Paonia, Colorado

2003, 2004
Sunfest Solar Energy Festival
Blue Sage Center for the Arts, Paonia, Colorado

1998
“Arizona Earth Fair”
3 days of music and peace
Mormon Lake Village, Arizona
By Windspirit Community

1998
“Here, There, and Everywhere”
Arizona Dispute Resoultion Association Annual Conference
held at Manning House, Tucson, Arizona
By Mediation Association of Southern Arizona

1979
“Stress, Psychological Factors, and Cancer”
Carl O. Simonton, MD and staff
held at Episcopal Divinity School
Cambridge, Massachusetts
By Interface Foundation

1979
“Healing the Earth”
David Spangler, Dorothy Maclean, Paul Winter, others
held at Harvard School of Education
Cambridge, Massachusetts
By Interface Foundation

1979
“Getting To the Same Place”
Ram Dass, Paul Winter, Patricia Sun, David Dellinger, others
held at Crotched Mountain Ski Resort
Francistown, New Hampshire
produced independently

1978
“Marshall McLuhan and Buckminster Fuller”
Marshall McLuhan, Buckminster Fuller
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
by Boston Artists & Designers Guild

1978
“Holistic Education”
John Holt, David Spangler, Jack Canfield, others
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1978
“The Magical Child”
Joseph Chilton Pierce
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1978
“Choices for Childbirth”
Suzanne Arms, others
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1978
“Conscious Birth, Conscious Death”
Frederick Leboyer, Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1977
“Conversations with Buckminster Fuller”
Werner Erhard, Bucky Fuller, and Jaime Snyder
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1977
“Holistic Health – The Role of Body, Mind, and Spirit in the Healing Process”
Ken Dychtwald, Raymond Moody, Itzhak Bentov, others
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1977
“Three Ways of Being with Bucky”
Buckminster Fuller
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1977
“Towards a Physics of Consciousness II”
Itzhak Bentov, Arthur Young, Ira Einhorn, others
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1977
“Death, Rebirth, LSD, and the Cosmic Game”
Stanislav Grof, MD
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1977
“Third Annual New England Communities Conference”
Greenville, New Hampshire
by Another Place Farm

1977
“The New Physics”
Fritjof Capra
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1977
“New England Healing Arts Festival”
Greenville, New Hampshire
by Another Place Farm

1977
“Madness and the Mystical Experience”
Salvador Roquet, MD
Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1976
“Being with Bucky”
Buckminster Fuller
Harvard Science Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1976
“Towards a Physics of Consciousness I”
Itzhak Bentov, William Tiller
Boston Museum of Science, Boston, Massachusetts
by Interface Foundation

1976
“New Age Childraising”
Greenville, New Hampshire
by Another Place Farm

1976
“Second Annual New England Communities Conference”
Greenville, New Hampshire
by Another Place Farm

1975
“Mystical Experience”
Walter Houston Clark, Salvador Roquet, MD, George Quasha, Mel Bucholtz, Richard Katz, Jon Lieff, Jim Lehrman, others
Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts
by Ishi Research Center

1975
“New England Communities Conference”
Greenville, New Hampshire
produced independently

1974
“Holistic Awareness Symposium”
Ida Rolf, MD, Buckminster Fuller, William Gray, MD
Boston, Massachusetts by Ishi Research Center

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