My Vitae

Left Brainers

  • Engineering — degrees from Brown University and the University of Nevada. Managed, planned, designed, and supervised construction of  water, wastewater, road, and river restoration projects for 15 years.
  • Natural Channel Hydrology — developed my river-as-life-coach sensibility.

Right Brainers

  • Anthropology — another degree from Brown.
  • Poetry — I am very thankful for poems.
  • Yoga — 25+ years practicing and teaching.

No Brainer

  • 3 kids + their father + many years =   love.


  • Teaching, public speaking, and talking with groups and individuals has always pleased and engaged my whole self.
  • Certified Practitioner of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (Step I and II) — I have been in love with this tool and all things Jung since, gulp, the 80’s.
  • Life Coach Training with Martha Beck (2011).