Active single retired psychotherapist to see more of United States and world. Flexible locations and duration-short to l

Username MahMahsjiali  

Save
Age
65 + years
Availability
Oct 2,2018
Occupation
Retired Psychotherapist/Social Worker
Gender
Female
Status
Single female
Term
7 - 21 Days, 3 - 6 Weeks, 6 - 8 Weeks, 2 - 3 Months

Although I am quiet, I make friends easily due to my interest in people. That's probably why I became a psychotherapist! My dream retirement is to live and learn about other cultures as well as experience more of the United States. I have already lived in Bali, Singapore, six months each, and for the last two months, in Costa Rica. I find that while there are cultural differences, we all want the same things for ourselves and our loved ones. I would require a non-smoking home, and I do not drink alcohol, as I am allergic to both. I am also a qigong master, an ancient Chinese health exercise similar to t'ai chi, that comes from my father's lineage.  When I stayed in Costa Rica, I was asked to teach qigong and also held individual, couple and group qigong healing sessions while I stayed there.  

Having escaped from Communist China as a young child, I grew up in New York City where my parents owned a laundrymat.  Later, my family owned a chicken farm in New Jersey. I've also lived on Maui and Oahu, islands in Hawaii, am currently in Los Angeles, California.  In addition to English, I speak Cantonese fluently, can carry on a basic conversation in Mandarin and French.  

I received my Masters in Social Work (MSW) from Rutgers University, New Jersey, and obtained my License in Clinical Social Work (LDSW). I've counseled in the fields of foster care for Vietnamese Boat Children, women's issues, established a clinical private practice specializing in trauma work, consulted with top executives on issues of diversity at AT&T, and taught qigong at the Castle Medical Center in Hawaii. Before I retired, I was social work supervisor, then acting program director, at several senior health care centers, all participants having been diagnosed with physical and, or, mental illness. The different ethnic groups I served were Iranian, Armenian, Latino, Phillipino, Chinese, and American. If you were to ask the staff's perspective of me, they would tell you that I don't back down and decide in favor of the participant. If you were to ask the participants about me, they would say that I was unfailingly kind, listened well, and that I understood them. 

I haven't had extensive experience house sitting, although I am doing so for friends these several weeks. I have, however, owned a home for 15 years and know what it takes to maintain one in good condition. I always kept where I lived clean, whether owned or rented. And, I would treat your home in the same manner. I admit that I'm no master chef; however, if you like and provided I can get the proper ingredients, I would love to welcome you home with an authentic Chinese meal.

Thank you so much for reading about me. I look forward to hearing from you to see if I am suitable for your home situation. 

Contact House Sitter


Please click on the register button below to join free as a home owner, and receive your own confidential message system so you can contact MahMahsjiali
identified only by your chosen username (login name).

OR

Phone Contacts for MahMahsjiali


Contact House Sitter


Please click on the register button below to join free as a home owner,
for access to House Sitters' contact phone numbers.




OR


You have already saved this Housesit

Change Profile Picture

  • Login (top right of this page)
  • Select Functions then Upload Photos in the Left Menu
  • Select a photo from your computer with proportions to suit the frame on your profile. Hint: Rectangular photos with ratio approx: 3 wide: 2 high; will resize better than tall or skinny ones. We auto resize the profile photo to fit, but the top may be cut if it is a tall/ skinny photo.
  • If needed, Here is a free - easy to use resize site: http://www.picresize.com
  • The profile Picture must be uploaded to position 1 /slot 1 of your gallery .
  • If the photo is not uploading it's file size may be too big for your internet connection. See Photo FAQ: How to reduce the file size
  • Increase your response with a photo. Homeowners like to see a face.

You must be a logged on Homeowner member to save Homeowner profiles

Do you want to store this profile
in Your Favorite House Sitters list?



  

Add Sitter to Favorite House Sitters


Please click on the Register button below to Register as a Home owner, for your own Home owner Portal, so you Add House Sitters like MahMahsjiali to your Favorite House Sitters List




OR