Following her training as a psychologist in the United States, she worked as a researcher in the department of Pedagogy at the University of Utrecht from 1978 until 1988. Sinds 1988 she has worked as an independent psychologist. She is a health care and clinical psychologist and is BIG-registered (national register of health care professionals in the Netherlands). She also works as a supervisor and trainer for the NIP (Dutch Institute of Psychologists) child and adolescents psychology education programme. She is also an international psychologist for children who attend international schools.
He works as a solution-focused counsellor with teenagers and adolescents and as a therapist for children with learning difficulties using psycho-diagnosis.