My Approach to Helping
Are you feeling that no matter how hard you try, it's never enough? Negative thoughts can impact our identity, relationships, health and ultimately our happiness.
I am a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Professional in both Florida and North Carolina. I earned my undergraduate degree in Human Growth and Development from Mount Vernon College George Washington University, and my Masters in Mental Health Counseling from NOVA Southeastern University. I am also is a Certified Addictions Professional and Certified Prevention Professional and have significant experience with individuals struggling with co -occurring diagnosis.
I believe that our most challenging times can also be our greatest opportunity for change and growth. With the right perspective and proper non – judgmental support I will assist in the transition to build a stronger, more resilient you. My approach to treatment is client centered and one based in compassion and acceptance.
My experience over the past twenty five years has included experience in a number of Mental Health settings including private practice working with couples and individuals. I am credentialed in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy, have worked with many experiencing trauma, am certified in pet assisted therapy, have advanced certification in Dialectical Behavior Therapy and I am a member of the National Organization for Victim Assistance (NOVA) as a first responder.
My style is warm, friendly and genuine. Reaching out can be very scary and intimidating, and I will do all that I can to ensure that you feel safe and comfortable.