Steven has a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology and a Master's in Educational Psychology. He worked as a vocational rehabilitation counselor and staff psychologist. He is also a teacher and practitioner of meditation and stress management.
Steven wrote and published numerous meditation articles, including, "Beginner's Guide: How to Meditate." In this article Steven teaches the beginner the basics of meditation, focusing on the breath, inner focus, awareness, and basic technique.
Steven has a profound interest in and knowledge of natural healing, supported by years of studying natural foods and diet. He is a student of macrobiotics and was fortunate enough to have studied with noted author and Smithsonian-award winner Michio Kushi, the "grandfather" of American macrobiotics.
Also, Steven took cooking classes with Aveline Kushi and learned about the profound healing effect that properly selected and prepared foods have upon the body, mind and soul.
Steven also worked as a staff psychologist at a correctional facility and wrote over 1,200 psychological profiles based on interviews and MMPI psychological inventories. His work there inspired Steven to go to law school, where he was interested in civil rights and the rights of the incarcerated.
Steven worked as a Vocational Rehabilitation counselor, helping physically and mentally challenged clients attain gainful employment.
Steven has worked with psychiatrists and clinical psychologists in various settings, including:
+Veterans Administration Hospital Psychiatric Ward - two internships managing patients and conducting research +State correctional facility - in conjunction with psychiatric staff +State Vocational Rehabilitation Services - consulting with clinical psychologists +University of Florida Dept. of Education - teaching internships in graduate school in Human Growth and Development, with psychologists
Steven can help you with your health and mental health projects. Please contact him for availability and pricing.