I earned my undergraduate degree in Anthropology at Georgia State University in Atlanta, Georgia (southern girl in an Illinois world). After which I attended the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine where I completed my Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work. I hold a license as an Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I am working towards licensing in Georgia and I am also certified as a substance use counselor by the Illinois Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse.
I began my social work career as a mental health and substance use counselor in Highland Park, Illinois. After 2 years, I shifted my career focus to the field of Medical Social Work. Additionally, I am part of a private practice where I offer psychotherapy in Northfield, Illinois. My areas of clinical interest include: trauma, chronic health condition, substance abuse, mental illness and managing interpersonal relationships.
I believe in a client centered and solution focused approach. I utilize a variety of treatment approaches including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focused Therapy to treat relationship conflict, depression, anxiety, PTSD, adjustment disorders, substance use, chronic illness, mental illness, cultural conflicts and life transitions. I am currently working towards becoming certified in Equine-psychotherapy and training my beloved Rottweiler, Brody as a therapy dog.
- Stress, Anxiety
- Trauma and abuse
- Self esteem
Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Intimacy-related issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Bipolar disorder , Coping with life changes , Compassion fatigue , Abandonment , Aging and Geriatric Issues , Antisocial Personality , Attachment Issues , Cancer , Caregiver Issues and Stress , Chronic Pain Illness and Disability , Codependency , Commitment Issues , Communication Problems , Control Issues , Dissociation , Divorce and Separation , Emptiness , Family of Origin Issues , Family Problems , First Responder Issues , Forgiveness , Guilt and Shame , Impulsivity , Isolation/Loneliness , Military and Veterans Issues , Mood Disorders , Multicultural Concerns , Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks , Personality Disorders , Phobias , Post-traumatic Stress , Prejudice and Discrimination , Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) , Self-Harm , Self-Love , Sexual Assault and Abuse , Social Anxiety and Phobia , Women's Issues , Workplace Issues Read more...
Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
LCSW #149.021401 (Expires: 2023-11-30)
LCSW #CSW007210 (Expires: 2022-09-30)
LICSW #124695 (Expires: 2024-10-19)
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