Masters degree in Counseling and Human Development from Walsh University, Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Services from Ohio University.
Licensed Professional Mental Health Counselor, licensed by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.
I have been practicing as a Trauma Therapist for teens and women for over 15 years in schools, outpatient agencies, and private practice. I received certification as a Trauma and Loss School Specialist in 2012 and as a Certified Clinical Trauma Practitioner in 2020 from STARR Commonwealth. I was also nominated for and awarded the distinguished C.A.R.E. committee Award of Appreciation, as presented by the Six District Educational Compact schools and communities, as a result of the dedicated and compassionate trauma services I provided to Kent City schools in Portage County.
Trauma can have a profound impact on many aspects of our lives including relationships, self-worth, and the ability to manage strong emotions. But hurt from the past doesn’t have to dictate the future. I help heal the trauma through psychoeducation, sensory –based interventions, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, in an understanding, compassion, and nonjudgmental way. We make the journey together…