Professional Experience & Resume


Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Degree: B.S. Mathematics
President, Physics Honor Society (Sigma Pi Sigma)
Co-Founder, Mathematics Society
Intercollegiate Athletics: Track, Basketball, Football, Cross-Country

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
Degree: M.D.

Kaiser Hospital, Oakland CA


United States Air Force, Reserve Officers Training Corps: Member Drill Team and Rifle Team

United States Army, Stationed: Ford Ord, California;
Chief Research Investigator for Surgeon General comparing outcomes of physician treatment with paraprofessional care.  Special assignment-Medical Response Officer, Nuclear and Chemical Accident Task Force


Attending Physician, In-patient and Emergency Services Monterey County General Hospital, Monterey, California

Physician, Migrant Workers Health Clinic, Gilroy California

Clinic and Emergency Services, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, Santa Clara and Oakland, California

Private Practice, Carmel, California

Emergency Medicine, Monterey, Hospital Ltd., Monterey, California; Kaiser Permanente, Santa Clara, CA and Oakland CA

Private Practice, Menlo Park and Nevada City, California

Medical Director & Co-Founder, Cancer Support and Education Center, Los Altos, California

Consultant: Stress Management and Optimal Performance to business, industry, athletes, government, performing artists, etc.

– Schools and Universities (Partial List)

Antioch West College, DeAnza College, Josephson’s Bar Review Course, Sacramento Academy of Hypnosis, San Francisco Academy of Hypnosis, San Francisco State University, Santa Barbara City College, Stanford University School of Medicine, University of California at Berkeley, University of California Davis, University of California LA, University of California Medical School, Davis (Preceptor), UC San Diego Medical School, University of Hawaii, Hamburger University, University of Hawaii School of Nursing, University of Houston, Medical Anthropology College, University of Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada, Medical College of Wisconsin, Metropolitan Adult Education Program, University of Notre Dame, Institute for Clergy Education, American Academy of Guided Imagery, West Valley College, CA

– Hospitals and Clinics (Partial List)

Gladman Memorial Hospital, Honolulu Mental Health Clinics, Kaiser Permanente, Pomerado Hospital, Stanford University Medical Center (Emergency Room Technicians and Primary Care Associate Program), Tripler Medical Center, Veterans Administration Hospitals, Washington Hospital, Wellness Program, West Valley Medical Center, Department of Outpatient Psychiatric clinics, San Jose, California, West Valley Mental Health Center, The Women’s Hospital of Texas

– Corporations and Organizations (Partial List)

Aktivera Goran Wiklund AB (Swedish Health and Business Consultants Group), ALMACA, American Airlines, American Imagery Conference at University of Chicago, American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, American Society of Psychopropylaxis in Obstetrics, ASPO Lamaze, Association of Humanistic Psychology, California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Annual Conference), Cope Corporation, Emergency Nurses Association, Encore, Inc., Esalen Institute, The Executive Committee, Exxon Chemical, Family Therapy Study Group (Houston, TX), Federal Women’s Program ( Fort Shafter), Fielding Institute, Granite Rock Company, Harris County Medical Society, State of Hawaii Wellness Celebration Center for the Healing Arts, Center for Health Awareness, Hewlett-Packard, Institute for Human Enhancement, Inc., International Association of Cancer Counselors, Jewish Community Center, Lama Foundation, League of Kansas Municipalities, Levi Strauss Company, Lockheed Aircraft Corporation, R.L. Lorber & Associates, Memorial Presbyterian Church, Mental Health Workers of Santa Clara County, Minnesota Title Company, National Conference of State Legislators, National Institute for the Clinical Application of Behavioral Medicine, National Nursing Review, New York Open Center, Oasis Center, Oregon Judicial Department, Organization Development Network (Annual Conference), Palo Alto Community Church, Pathways to Peace, Planetree Health Resource Center, Pollock Corporation, Ronald McDonald House/Managers, San Andreas Health Council, Association of Transpersonal Psychology, Unity Church, Palo Alto, Los Angeles and San Francisco, California and Houston, TX, United States 6th Army, Germany, Wellness Associates, Western Psychological Association, Bill Wilson Center, and Young President’s Organization.


Board of Advisors, Meta Development and Research Institute, Inc.

Board of Advisors, Center for Personal Development

Board of Advisors, American Holistic Health Association

Board of Advisors, Academy for Guided Imagery

Board of Directors, Cancer Prevention Society, Eugene, Oregon

Board of Directors, Wellness Associates, Mill Valley, California

Chairman, Speakers Bureau, Physicians for Social Responsibility

South Peninsula Area Director, Better & Better, Inc.

Medical Director, Cancer Support and Education Center, Menlo Park, California

Member, Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine

Member, American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

Member, Calif. Task Force on Self-Esteem, Personal and Social Responsibility

Member, National Speakers Association

Member, San Francisco Academy of Hypnosis

Member, International Society of Hypnosis

National Advisory Board, Cancer Counseling Institute

Adjunct Professor, Sofia University

PUBLISHED WORKS – Selected Books

Health Power, (Co-Authored with H. Stanley Judd and Alvin I. Haimson, Ph.D.) Power Pak Learning System, 1977

Selective Awareness, Privately Printed, 1975

Self-Imagery: Creating Your Own Good Health (Formerly-Feeling Good, How to Stay Healthy) Celestial Arts, 1986

Software for the Mind Celestial Arts, 1987

Body, Mind and Health: Toward an Integral Medicine, Contributing Author, edited by James S. Gordon, M.D., Dennis T. Jaffee, Ph.D., and David Bresler, Ph.D. National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), 1979

Holistic Medicine: Harmony of Body, Mind, Spirit, Contributing Author, with Tracy Deliman and John S. Smolowe, M.D., Reston Publishing Company, Inc., 1982

Deep Healing: The Essence of Mind/Body Medicine Hay House, Inc., 1997


For in-house management development, employee assistance or self-care and wellness programs (Partial List)

Apple Computer, AT&T Communications, Canadian Olympic Ice Skating Team, Dome Petroleum Company, Ford Motor Company, Garrett Turbine Engine Company, General Electric, General Motors-Hydramatic Division, Hewlett-Packard, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Levi Strauss & Company, Lockheed Missiles and Space Company, Inc., Metropolitan Transit Commission, Morton Thiokol, Motorola Corporation, NASA, National Nursing Review, PG&E, Shell Oil, Sterling Drug, Sun Company, Transamerica Relocation Service, Upjohn Corporation, United States Olympic Track and Field Team, Martial Arts Team, United States Army Operation Desert Storm Trauma Recovery


Television: The Morning Show, Regis Philbin, 20/20, Sally Jessie Raphael Show, Lifeline, The 4 Today Show/WBZ, KNBC News, Sumi Haru Show/KTLA, Joe Franklin, News-Scope/Jim Randall at Large, America’s Black Forum/Barbara Semedo, New England Today, Charley Class Show/Gill Cable.


Have appeared in the following publications (partial list)

People Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Prevention Magazine, Chicago Sun Times (Herb Gould), Medical Self-Care, Los Angeles Times, San Jose Mercury News, American Health (Grace Lichtenstein), Geriatric Consultant, Long Beach Press Telegram, The Menlo Park Almanac, New Age Magazine/Advisor Column, Peninsula Time Tribune (Mark Simon), Post Graduate Medicine, South Bend Tribune, The Reporter by Carrie Abrams, Whole Life Times, Parenting Magazine, Health and Fitness Magazine