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What I can do for you...
  • Corporate Crisis Intervention within 24 hours
  • One free telephone consultation to discuss needs
  • Technical Writing and Training Content and Creation
  • Employee Counseling and Assistance
  • Health and wellness seminars and training
  • Management consultation
  • Ethics and Social Media Policy Training
  • Corporate retreat and health fair planning
  • Ongoing support in economic downturn
  • Individual, marriage, and family therapy

Recently my husband and I relocated to Edenton, N. C. from the Raleigh area. I have moved to a part-time practice, largely consulting with hospitals in the Tidewater Virginia area. Prior to that I have over thirty years of experience working in government agencies,  corporations, small businesses, schools and universities as a corporate crisis interventionist, mental health provider, trainer, and speaker. In private practice since 2003.  With over 600 deployments to corporate crisis situations, hundreds of satisfied private clients, and group training assignments, I have acquired a great deal of knowledge and expertise about managing crisis in both the personal lives of my clients and in the workplace, from restoring calm in the midst of confusion and chaos, comforting and providing compassionate psychological first aid to those exposed to sudden death, violence, grief and loss, surviving the suicide of a loved one, and providing relief for those struggling with job loss and chronic illness. There is little I've not seen or heard. Most recently there has been a particular emphasis on how crisis such as shootings, natural disaster, economic downturns, and other tragic events affect the workplace. Through the years I have been interviewed hundreds of times on radio, television, and in newspapers and magazines, including writing for Simon and Schuster's Christian self-help market.

Clients and Publications Served:

North Carolina Farm Bureau

RC-3 Continuum, Michigan

N. C. General Assembly

Network Advantage

QVC Distribution Center, Rocky Mount, N.C.

Wake County Public Schools, Raleigh, N.C.

McLaughlin-Young, Charlotte, N.C.

Health Advocate, Jacksonville, Florida



Employee Assistance Program


BCBS of North Carolina

Harvest Time, Indianapolis, Indiana

Original FreeWill Baptist Church of N. C.

UMC Mission in El Salvadore

N. C. Social Workers Assoc. Raleigh, N.C.

UNC-Chapel Hill, N. C.

Simon and Schuster, New York

Cook Communications, Colorado

AOL Online

Johnston Community College, 

Wells Fargo Bank

First Citizens Bank

BB&T of North Carolina

Food Lion Corporation

Pfizer, Inc. Rocky Mount, N. C.

PNC of North Carolina

Bayer Corporation

Cherry Seed Farms (div. of Monsanto)           

Wilson Memorial Hospital, Wilson, N.C.

Community in Crisis, N. C.

CBS News Online

Carteret News-Times, Morehead City, N.C.

Rocky Mount Evening Telegram

   Rocky Mount, N. C.

Clayton News-Times, Clayton, N. C.

Princess Anne Sentara, Virginia Beach, Va.

Mary Immaculate/Bon Secours, Newport News, Va.

Bon Secours, Emporia, Va.

Virginia Tech University

City of Virginia Beach

Bridgestone, Wilson, N. C.


Truist Bank


....and many, many more

  • MS, Family Therapy, East Carolina University, 1981

  • BA, (cum laude) English, with Honors, 1972,

  • N. C. Wesleyan College, Rocky Mount, N. C. 1971

  • N. C. Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #778 since 2003

  • Certified Critical Incident and Trauma Specialist since 2005

  • Certified in Social Media Management-N. C. State University, Institute of Technology, Raleigh, N. C. 2017

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Primary Contact: 919-630-6363 (mobile)

 (during normal office hours only please)

In the case of an emergency please text me at 919-630-6363 with your name and contact info and I will return your call asap.

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