Credentials... can be over-rated. However, for them that wants them, here are some of mine:
RN, with Public Health Certification, since 1982. I was also a certified specialist in hospice/palliative care. Mental Health instructor for NAMI Family-to-Family, and recipient of the Behavioral Health Hero Award in WA (2015) Franciscan (associate of TSSF) since 1999. Companion (SCHC) since 2009. Preacher (licensed by the Diocese of Spokane) since 2011. Author: I've been writing (formally / informally) since 1976. Musician: my 1st paid gig was in 1977. I've also studied performing arts and worked in that arena, but more on a community/volunteer level. Hope that helps!!