I view the human person as a composite being of body, mind, and soul. In a clinical setting, I seek to work collaboratively with individuals to achieve flourishing in relationships, work, and society.
Engaging in the Abbey community, both in and outside the classroom.
WHEN NOT IN THE CLASSROOM, CAN OFTEN BE FOUND:
Spending time with my family, participating in my parish church, and serving as a licensed clinical psychologist.
“An abnormal reaction to an abnormal situation is normal behavior.” ― Victor Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning
International Summit & Training on Violence, Abuse & Trauma
August 2015 (San Diego, CA)
Provided two-hour seminar/training to various mental health professionals on “Attachment & Abuse/Neglect in Children.”
Orange County Health Care Agency – Center for Excellence
June 2013, September 2013, July 2014, February 2015 (Orange County, CA)
Provided 6-hour continuing education training to various mental health professions on “Confidentiality: Can you break it? Law & Ethics Seminar”.
The impacts of early attachment bonds and trauma on psychological functioning over the life span. Additionally, I am interested in understanding the potential benefits of a faith-based approach for the treatment of prolonged grief disorder.
Bookwalter, E. (2022). An exploration of prolonged grief disorder and effective treatments (Order No. 29163381). Available from ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. (2655616342). Retrieved from http://divinemercy.idm.oclc.org/login
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