16 Years Exp
16 Years Exp
I am an Licensed Clinical Social Worker and a Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. I have been a therapist since 2007. I graduated from the University of Wisconsin Green Bay in 2004 where I earned a Bachelor Degree in Psychology and Human Development. I graduated from Loyola University Chicago Graduate School in 2007 with a Master of Science degree in Social Work. Afterward, I began my career as a counselor in the Crisis department at Horizons Mental Health Center in Hutchinson Kansas. I then worked as a counselor with all ages for 10 years at Community Health Network in Pearland, Texas. I enjoy working with teens and adults with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder and adhd. I’m committed to helping clients feel understood with compassion, without judgement and offer an objective perspective in order to focus on hope and healing in their lives.
Helping a client work through anxiety as they were significantly affected by anxiety that was affecting their functioning. The client was able to work through it and function without anxiety affecting their daily life.
It will be a collaborative, supportive, and caring process that focuses on solution and client focused goals.
Focusing on client based goals that are important to you and focusing on ways we can begin to achieve them together.
I have empathy for others and I genuinely care for others' well being. I have always enjoyed being a helper and it is my passion. Helping others with their mental health has always been important to me and I think normalizing mental health treatment is very important.
What can clients expect to take away from sessions with you?
Clients can take away being understood without judgement, empathized with and listened to.
What treatment methods and tools do you utilize?
I utilize evidence-based therapies, including: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Solution-Focused Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
Explain to clients what areas you feel are your biggest strengths.
My biggest strengths are empathy, kindness, understanding, and holding clients accountable while focusing on their strengths.