I’ve always had a desire to help people. I love meeting people and hearing their stories, victories and failures. When my family went through a hard time growing up, we sought out a therapist. I saw first-hand how valuable it was to have an outsider’s perspective to help learn new strategies of coping. We all have experiences that leave us needing extra help to get through. Between my excellent education and varied experience as a therapist I have the tools to help you navigate the rough patch you may be experiencing.
I graduated with a BS in Psychology and English from Southern Utah University in 1998. After teaching school in Louisiana for a year, I went back to school at Tulane School of Social Work where I earned a MSW in 2000. I’ve worked with trauma survivors under the VOCA grant, with children at an inner-city school and with families and couples in private practice. I also have experience in hospital social work and as a crisis worker. I have special interest in trauma, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ and people experiencing a faith crisis. I am also trained in ART (Accelerated Resolution Therapy). In my spare time I enjoy quilting, reading, and hiking. I’m eager to get to know you and help with whatever struggles you’re having.