Keri has a Masters in Clinical Social Work from New York University and holds a social work license in both the State of New York and Hawaii.
She has worked as a trauma therapist at a nationally recognized community-based organization, as a clinical therapist for people with diverse backgrounds at an outpatient mental health clinic, and as a social worker providing both long-term life review counseling services and short-term assistance to the elderly at a well-known nursing home in Brooklyn, NY.
Keri has taught Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (including Mindfulness) as adjunct professor for graduate students in the Psychology Department at Brooklyn College.
She has also co-created and co-facilitated "Be. Here. Now." workshops teaching therapists meditation techniques and other tools to garner awareness and increase their capacity to be more present in sessions.
Along with her Masters in Social Work, Keri has completed over a year and a half of transformational and experiential courses with Landmark Education, including a rigorous six month leadership program that was ranked by Harvard Business School as one of the best in the nation.
Keri became an Access Consciousness Bars Practitioner in New York City in June of 2012. This introduction to energy work catapulted her life into another realm of new dimensions and she quickly became a Bars Facilitator to teach others how to Access their Consciousness and Unlock What they Already Know!
Keri has completed several 10 day Silent Meditation Retreat courses. She has a regular sitting meditation practice, a dance meditation practice and yoga practice.