In the Community


*Professional affiliations include American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work (AAPCSW) and National Association of Social Workers (NASW).

*Monthly blogger for Psychology Today, writing about the emotional landscape of chronic illness (“Chronically Me” at

*Teaching course at St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute on “Healthy Adolescent Sexuality: Why Gender Matters” (February 2019)

*Presented lectures for Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation’s Mid-America Chapter on optimizing mental health while living with chronic illness (October 2018; April 2018; November 2017)

*Presented lecture at Washington University regarding “Treating Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness in College Students” (June 2017)