Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Strengths-based
I provide a wide range of psychological treatments and have an extensive background in treating toddlers, children, adolescents, adults, families, and couples.
Along with a belief in holistic care for both mind and body, I utilize a variety of therapeutic techniques, in addition to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), for treating various emotional and psychological concerns, such as anxiety and mood disorders, ADHD, life stressors, trauma, PTSD, behavioral concerns, parenting strategies, coping skills development, emotional regulation training, social skills training, anger management, and many other therapeutic concerns. I believe in building a therapeutic alliance with each patient for encouraging self-exploration and self-awareness resulting in a positive transformation.
MA - Counseling Psychology, Immaculata University
PsyD - Clinical Psychology, Alliant University
I became a mental health professional because of my desire to engage in meaningful work that would have a significant impact on others. I also have the skills, as many of us do, that aligned with the work, so the simplest answer, is that it felt very natural and right to be a mental health professional.
My interests outside of work include reading, writing poetry, fostering for the local animal shelter, spending time with my two children, family, and pets.
I make sure I spend quality time with my children and we have some laughs.
I currently have three cats and one dog. All of them are foster fails. I also had eight cats - all saved from a high kill shelter. I have over 18 years with cats and too many stories that I cannot pick a favorite.
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