Retirement lasted for 2 years. Kristine then began a two year adventure serving as a counselor for active military and their families in Germany and Okinawa.
In January of 2015, Kristine opened a private practice located in Monterey .
Over her career, Kristine has supervised interns and trainees, been part-time adjunct faculty at CSUS and UCD, and served as consultant to other therapists. Kristine was licensed in the State of California in 1975. In her personal life, she is fortunate to have enjoyed 30 years of marriage, the raising of one son and one foster son, all of which took a lot of support and guidance!
1972 MSW from University of Alabama
1974-1980 Clinical Social Worker, UCD, Department of Psychiatry
1980- 2010 Private Practice, Sacramento
1982-1984 Post Graduate work in Couples Therapy
1987-2005 Presented a numerous conferences locally and state- wide on various clinical treatment topics
2007-2009 Advanced Training with John Gottman,PhD founder of the Gottman Method for Couples counseling.
2009 Advanced Training with Susan Johnson, MSW founder of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy
2012-2014 Counselor to active Military and their families
2015 Opened part time practice in Monterey
2016 -- President of the Board of the Monterey County Chapter California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists