I am a Provisionally Licensed Professional Counselor in Missouri who has who has provided services to adults across multiple settings. I have “front line” experience with direct support as a community support specialist in outpatient and residential settings, individual and group substance abuse counseling in Missouri Department of Corrections; hospital psychiatric counseling, and individual and group counseling services for trauma, substance abuse, parenting education, and family therapy.
As the spouse of a combat vet, I also understand the special challenges that Military Families experience and how the dynamics of separation impacts everyone in the family unit. My goal is to help others find workable, realistic solutions to whatever is going on in their life.
I earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Northwest Missouri State University; a Master of Science in Psychology from University of Central Missouri at Warrensburg, MO where I earned life -time membership to of Psi-Chi; and later earned a Master of Arts in Professional Counseling at Amridge University where I graduated Magna Cum Laude. I am a member of the American Counselor Association.