Additional Roles Adjunct Instructor
Faculty Member Champlain College Online 
Staff Member Counseling Center 
Pronouns He/Him/His
Education Saint Michaels College, Master of Science in Psychology; Saint Michaels College, Master of Science and Administration
Areas of Expertise
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Planning
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Born in Philadelphia (Go Eagles!) and raised in Vermont. Joined the Vermont Army National Guard at 18 and which became a career. Deployed twice in support of the Global War on Terrorism with one in Kuwait and one in Afghanistan. Retired from the military after more that 26 years in service (23 of them on Active Duty). Currently assigned as a clinician at the college’s counseling center.

Holds two Masters Degrees, one in Administration and one in Clinical Psychology, both from St. Michael’s College. Worked in the mental health field for over 13 years. First clinical experience in the field was working in a Combat Stress Control Clinic in Afghanistan treating service members with mental health issues. Other relevant clinical experience is in both community mental health (in crisis and drug addiction issues) and in private practice.

Distinctions & Awards

Bronze Star Medal
Army Meritorious Service Medal 2nd Award
Army Commendation Medal 5th Award
Army Achievement Medal 4th Award

Recommended Reading, Listening & Viewing

  • The Guns of August, Barbara Tuchman
  • The Gettysburg Address

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