Educational Background and Degree:

  • Boise State University 2011
  • Master of Social Work

Tell us a little bit about your approach to counseling:

I believe in establishing a strong therapeutic relationship based on mutual respect, trust and creating a sense of safety as the foundation for therapeutic treatment.  I believe that all individuals have the capacity for lasting change.  I feel honored to work with individuals and families as are interested in setting treatment goals, utilizing skills and emphasizing strengths in order move toward an increased state of emotional well-being.

What qualifications and trainings do you have?

  • Children’s Mental Health Specialist
  • Mental Health Professional
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Plus (Behavior, Depression, Anxiety)
  • Trauma Focused – Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
  • Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Adoption Clinical Training (ACT)
  • Infant Mental Health Specialist
  • PRIDE Foster Parent/Pre Adoption Trainer
  • Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)
  • Incredible Years (IY)

Are there areas of practice that you specialize in?

I specialize in working with survivors of traumatic events, parenting support, behavioral issues in children and infant mental health.

What specific populations do you work with?

I work with children and teens with various concerns (depression, anxiety, trauma and behavior) and adults who have experienced trauma or anxiety.

Languages Spoken:

  • English
  • Spanish