Pines has served as adjunct faculty for California State University, Sacramento, Graduate School of Counselor Education where she taught human development through the life cycle, and supervised student counselors in a practicum setting at the school's counseling center. Her clinical experience includes participation in support programs for women recovering from drug abuse and domestic violence, and programs that encourage family strengthening. She has also been a clinical director for the Didi Hirsch Community Center where she developed programs for at-risk youth and families, adolescent chemical dependency treatment, and in-service/intern training seminars.
- MA, California State University, Northridge
- BS, Ohio University"