I am licensed in Utah with 10 years of professional work experience. I have experience in helping clients with stress and anxiety, coping with addictions, trauma and abuse, & anger management. I work with my clients to create an open and safe environment where thoughts and feelings can be shared without fear of judgment. Taking the first step to seeking a more fulfilling and happier life takes courage. I am here to support you in that process.
I have an extensive background with a wide range of experience. With over seventeen years of experience with the Utah Department of Juvenile Justice Services where I provided a high level of service to youth, families, and within the community. My work history includes Davis County Correctional Facility as one of two primary mental health therapists in the jail, Davis behavioral Health as a counselor treating clients both in private practice and in the Substance Abuse outpatient program, Adolescent to Adulthood Counseling Services (autism and substance abuse), Utah Foster Care, The Fourth Street Homeless Clinic, SPLORE (Special Populations Learning Outdoor Recreation and Education), Rite of Passage (teen sex offender specific therapy), and the Midvale City Police Department within the unit of victims and perpetrators of domestic violence.
My clinical education and experience includes a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling where I graduated with Honors, continued as a therapist for the Davis County Jail and settled into my private mental health practice treating youth and adults with both mental health and chemical dependency disorders.
I have also been recognized as an approved provider through NOJOS (Utah Network of Juveniles Offending Sexually) and with the Utah Department of Corrections as an approved treatment provider for Adult Sex Offender Treatment Programing (SOTP).
Additional areas of focus: Grief, Bipolar disorder, Coping with life changes, Compassion fatigue, ADHD, Abandonment, Autism and Asperger Syndrome, Codependency, Communication Problems, Divorce and Separation, Drug and Alcohol Addiction, Family Problems, Fatherhood Issues, Forgiveness, Guilt and Shame, Isolation/Loneliness, Life Purpose, Men's Issues, Midlife Crisis, Mood Disorders, Obsessions, Compulsions, and OCD, Panic Disorder and Panic Attacks, Post-traumatic Stress, Self-Love, Sexuality, Social Anxiety and Phobia, Women's Issues, Young Adult Issues
UT LCMHC 374953-6004