Master of Science, Counseling
University of Arizona, Tucson
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology
University of Arizona, Tucson



Private Psychotherapy Practice -

In addition to his continuing commitment to direct client care, Dennis has held key leadership positions in several public and private sector organizations.

Private Consulting Therapist - Helped create and develop the first Marin County Child Sexual Abuse Treatment Program. Provided individual, marital and family psychotherapy 1980 to 1982.

Director - County of Marin, Juvenile Probation Department Mental Health Program 1991 - 1998

Division Chief - County of Marin, Community Mental Health 1985 - 1991

Directed all Children Services, Adult Outpatient, Minority and Older Adult Programs.

Director - West Marin Health and Human Services, Pt. Reyes Station 1982 to 1985

Supervised the first CA Multi-Disciplinary Center staffed with Social Services, CMHS and Public Health.

Disaster Mental Health Coordinator - County of Marin CMHS 1987 to 1991

Drug Counseling Coordinator - Tucson General Hospital’s West Center (Rehabilitation Center)

Responsible for supervision and treatment in the heroin and alcohol detoxification programs.


Chairperson - Marin County Parks and Open Space Commission 2007 - current

Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Coordinator Current

Former Mayor - Elected to Sausalito City Council 2002 - 2006, Mayor 2005

CA State Marriage and Family Therapist - License #MFT14925 Dec. 1979

California Community College Counselor Credential - Nov 1980

Former Chairperson - City of Sausalito Parks and Recreation Commission – 1997 to election 2002

Former Chairperson - Sausalito Citizens’ Advisory Review Board for Police Matters 1998 - 2000

Member - Rotary of Sausalito Senior Housing Board of Directors – 2001 to election 2002

Former Chairperson - Marin County Child Abuse/Neglect Coordinating Council

Former Vice-Chair - Marin Health Department & Child, Adolescent Board of Directors

Former Chairperson - Marin County Suicide Prevention Program, Advisory Committee

Former Chairperson - Novato Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Council

Volunteer - Marin Guide Dogs for the Blind