Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT), Motivational interviewing (MI), Relational, Solution-focused
I am an easygoing, supportive therapist that would love to work with you and help you process some of life's challenges. I have been a licensed therapist for 8 years but have been in the field for over 25 years. As a military spouse and mom of 3, I bring a great deal of life experiences to the therapeutic setting.
MA - Counseling, Olivet Nazarene University
PhD - Psychology, Capella University
From a very young age, I knew that I wanted to help people as it made me feel fulfilled and validated. I began volunteering as a victim advocate at the age of 18 and then began to pursue by dream of becoming a counselor.
I enjoy working out, reading, cooking, and spending quality time with my family.
I try to work out every day. Whether it be running, walking, or lifting weights, I love the strength and empowerment I feel from a great workout.
I love Kidd's Kids. It's an amazing non-profit that provides children with terminal illnesses the opportunity to go to Disney World with their families. It's such a great organization and so positive and upbeat. They have great views on mental health and are always supporting and encouraging people to take care of their mental well-being.
Usually by spending time with my family. Sometimes its through a great workout too.
I have a lab/blue lacey mix. Her name is Sami and we adopted her from a shelter. We knew we had to have her the minute we met her. She and my 4 year old daughter were inseparable from their first moment together.
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