I have been teaching business, culture, and English courses in universities
and consulting for organizations in China full time for the past six years.
I have three citizenships from America, Canada, and Australia – in each of which, I spent at least ten or more years.
Previously divorced and widowed, I am currently single, with two grown children.
I have made a number of career transitions, with experience in:
Starting up and managing my own businesses;
Inventing and entrepreneurial activity;
Writing and photography;
Adult community education and life-long learning;
Singles and opposite-sex relationship counselling;
Palliative care (helping people who are dying of a terminal disease) and older persons’ advocacy;
Group facilitation and community mentoring.
Participated in a number of different psychological, spiritual and physical therapies or programs.
Cared for terminal cancer patients and have experience with conventional and alternative cancer treatments.
Worked with people who wish to be free of spiritual or religious cults.
Counselled those involved in relationship difficulties, career transitions, loss and grief, and self-development.
Taught Aged Care Certificate III in Australia.
Been the main educator for Relationships Australia Queensland creating and delivering psycho-educational programs for singles and couples.
I value and try to practice four core virtues:
1. Freedom 2. Responsibility 3. Sympathy 4. Knowledge.
I believe these virtues sum themselves in the love of wisdom and the wisdom of love.
My Professional Qualifications
• Bachelor of Social Science, Human Services, Queensland University of Technology
• Accredited Adult Community Education Teacher, Brisbane TAFES
• Accredited Administrator of Couple Inventory Program™
• Accredited Practitioner of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator™ (MBTI)
• Certified for the Workplace Big Five Profile (WB5P)
• Certified for the Couples Communication Program
• Attained Certificate IV in Assessment and Workplace Training
"Most of the major ills of the world have been caused by well-meaning people who ignored the principle of individual freedom, except as applied to themselves, and who were obsessed with fanatical zeal to improve the lot of mankind." Henry Grady Weaver