I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Missouri with over 12 years of experience supporting individuals, couples, families, and groups with a wide variety of presenting concerns. I have experience working in outpatient settings, residential treatment programs, psychiatric rehabilitation centers, and as an adjunct professor for the University of Missouri.
I am passionate about helping others in learning to cope with life’s challenges, manage mental health issues, and achieve their life goals. I draw from an eclectic knowledge base and experiential understanding of several evidence based treatment modalities including, but not limited to: Mindfulness based CBT and stress reduction, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR), Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), Psychodynamic, Solution Focused, and Exposure Response Prevention (ERP).
I have experience supporting those with:
- Anxiety and Panic
- Depression and Self-Worth Issues
- Relationship Problems
- Substance Abuse
- PTSD and Trauma
- Grief and Loss
- Teen and College Age Issues
- Anger Issues
I believe in meeting my clients where they are and collaborating with them to develop an individualized therapeutic approach that meets their needs and supports them in achieving their goals. With the right approach and commitment to applying specific strategies, I believe that we are all capable of healing and finding the inner peace that we desire.
"You can't change what's going on around you until you start changing what's going on within you." Zig Ziglar
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