1985 - present   Private Practice in Child, Adolescent & Family --  Specializing in Pediatric Pain Assessment & Management. Vancouver, BC.

 

1997 - 1998      Consultant: Staff training & support for staff & families. Canuck Place (Palliative Care Hospice for Children), Vancouver, BC.

 

1995 - 1996      Acupuncture Training. Acupuncture Clinic, Kalobowila Hospital and Open University, Colombo, Sri Lanka under Dr. Anton Jayasuriya.

 

1987 - 1991      Clinical Psychologist responsible for the Pain Management Service. BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

 

1986 Jan-Jul     Consultant & Staff Trainer. Oncology Division at BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

1984 Sep-1985Oct

 

1985 Jan-Oct     Produced & directed the educational documentary No Fears...No Tears: Children with Cancer Coping with Pain. Oncology Dept.,

                          BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC

 

1983 - 1984       Developed and Implemented Pain and Anxiety Management Program. Oncology out-patient unit, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

 

1982 Sept-Dec  Doctoral Internship.  Adolescent Treatment Unit, McLean Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA.

 

1982 May - Aug Intern Psychologist. (Doctoral Practicum) Hearing Assessment Team, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

 

1981 May - Aug Intern Psychologist. (Doctoral Practicum)  C.I.F. Unit, Vancouver Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.

 

1979 - 1980       Clinical Psychologist. Child Adolescent and Family Unit: Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children, Johannesburg, South Africa, and

                          Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa.

 

1978                  One-year Internship at a 200-bed psychiatric hospital. Sterkfontein Mental Hospital, South Africa, and

                          Licensed Registration with the Professional Psychology Board.

 

1975 - 1977       Part-time evening crisis intervention for individuals and families. Community Crisis Walk-in Clinic: Johannesburg, South Africa

 

1973                  Honours Practicum. Assessments and therapy. Witwatersrand Children’s Clinic: University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa