I am a licensed social worker who has experience with various populations and challenges. I specialize in relationship building in regards to family, couple/martial, and sibling bonds. I utilize individual and group training interventions in order for families to implement positive behavioral techniques for challenging behaviors and obtain psycho-education of various diagnoses and interventions.
My treatment focuses on an individualized family approach to assist with issues related to mental health, trauma, challenging behaviors, academic/legal involvement, substance abuse, divorce and blended families. I have provided therapy for about 7 years to adults, children and adolescents in a variety of environments including residential, in-home, respite/community living support, out-patient and school settings. I have experience with supporting individuals with intellectual-developmental disabilities, ASD and/or dual diagnoses. I am trained in evidence-based treatments including CBT, DBT-informed, Positive Family Interventions, Zones of Regulation, Motivational Interviewing-informed, TF-CBT-Informed, Empowerment Theory, Crisis and Suicide Preventions.
Additional areas of focus: Addictions, LGBT, Trauma and abuse, Grief, Intimacy-related issues, Eating disorders, Sleeping disorders, Anger management, Self esteem, Career difficulties, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Coaching, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Aging and Geriatric Issues, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Blended Family Issues, Caregiver Issues and Stress, Communication Problems, Control Issues, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, First Responder Issues, Forgiveness, Hospice and End of Life Counseling, Infidelity, Intellectual Disability, Jealousy, Life Purpose, Self-Love, Young Adult Issues
Clinical approaches: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Emotionally-Focused Therapy (EFT), Gottman Method, Mindfulness Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Therapy
MI LMSW 6801109589