National University, Sacramento, California, 1991
Masters of Arts - Counseling/Psychology

California State University, Sacramento, California, 1989
Chemical Dependency Studies, Level I

University of California, Los Angeles, 1976
Bachelor of Arts - Communication Studies, Chancellor’s Marshall

Breining Institute, Orangevale, California, 1996
Chemical Dependency Studies

Toni regularly takes coursework and continuing education in a wide variety of clinical topics to increase and update her knowledge base and experiential learning opportunities.

Clinical Work Experience

New Bridge Foundation Clinical Director
Sacramento Intensive Outpatient Drug & Alcohol Treatment Program

Four Seasons Consultants Partner, Executive Director of Marketing
Business and Training Consulting

Gary Lancaster, Ph.D. Private Practice, Clinical Internship

National Council on Alcoholism & Drug Dependence, Inc.  -- Internship
Manager of the Family Court Services contract, Manager of the Employee Assistance Program, Consultant to Sacramento County Unified School District, Student Assistance Programs.

Sutter Center for Psychiatry Internship

Corporate Work Experience

Sterling Software – Division Manager, Sales Executive

Xerox Corporation  – District Sales Manager, Regional Negotiator, Sales Trainer, Sales Manager, High Volume Sales Executive, Sales Executive

Media Appearances

Channel 40
Interview – Fidelity and Marriage
Interview – Drug and Alcohol Prevention Strategies for children
Romancing your marriage for Valentine’s Day

On-going guest Interviews on a variety of topics: parenting, marriage, grief, parent-child communications, drug & alcohol awareness

Guest interview on John Steuss and Debbie Hickey’s talk show.


California Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors – State conference presenter, “Networking: Growing Your Business, Expanding Your Possibilities”.

CLASS Convention – “Searching for Significance in All the Wrong Places”.

Transitions in Addiction Prevention and Treatment – The State of Nevada Bureau of Alcohol and Drug Abuse, 29th Annual Summer School Program; Seminar Presenter: “Working with Special Populations: Law Enforcement, Firefighters, and Paramedics”.

ARMSS (Association Retired Ministers, their Spouses and Survivors) – Seminar Leader, “Depression and Aging”.


Arcade Baptist Church
ARMSS – Association of Retired Ministers, their Spouses & Survivors
Auburn Presbyterian Church
Bella Vista High School
California Youth Authority
Cordova High School
Del Campo High School
Department of Health and Human Services, Sacramento County
Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church
First Baptist Church, Rancho Cordova
Folsom – Cordova School District
Fremont Presbyterian Church
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence
National University
Professional School of Psychology
People Reaching Out
River Oaks Center for Children
Sacramento City Unified School District
Sacramento County Office of Education
San Juan Unified School District
SASSI Institute
Sutter Center for Psychiatry
The Gathering Place
The Golden 1 Credit Union
United Way