1998 – 2002 Ph.D. Counselling Psychology Ball State University (APA Accredited Program)                                                                                       Cognate: Marriage and Family Therapy                                Dissertation: Impact of Family Support, Peer Relations and Sensation Seeking on  Adolescent Problem Behaviours and Academic Skill.
2001 – 2002 Predoctoral Internship in Clinical Psychology – Department of Clinical Health Psychology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba (APA/CPA Accredited Internship Programme)                                Stream: Rural and Northern Psychology
1995 – 1997 M.A. Counselling Psychology – Trinity Western University    Concentration: Marriage and Family Therapy                   Thesis: Families in Transition: Russia’s Children and Psychosocial    Well-Being.
1992 – 1993 B.A. Psychology – Cum Laude – Seattle Pacific University
1987 – 1991 Bachelor of Religion – Aldersgate College