Professional Background

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Education

  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY
  • Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Trevecca Nazarene University, Nashville, TN

LIcensure

  • Licensed Professional Counselor with Mental Health Service Provider Designation (LPC-MHSP) in the state of Tennessee,  License #3477

 
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Special Training

  • Trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Level II

  • Trained in Emotionally-Focused Therapy for couples

  • Trained in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Experience

  • Over ten years of experience working in the mental health field
  • Worked with children and teens struggling with sexual trauma in an inpatient setting
  • Served as a Case Manager and Employment Specialist for clients with severe and persistent mental illness
  • Led groups for women recovering from domestic violence
  • Served as an individual and group counselor for men and women struggling with addiction and other mental health issues within a residential setting
  • Served as an outpatient counselor for women, men, and couples struggling with anxiety, depression, addiction, relationship/marital issues, grief, personal growth, trauma, and a range of other issues