I am a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of Denver. I have been working as a therapist since 2015 and have been working with adolescents within the Department of Human Services and the Department of Youth Corrections since 2010. As a counselor, I believe in using a person-centered integrative approach to therapy using a variety of different skills and practices that will most benefit clients. I have used various treatment modalities including Psychodynamic Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing.
I enjoy working with clients who have experienced complex trauma and PTSD; domestic violence, physical and sexual abuse/assault, substance use, and neuropsychological limitations. I believe having a strong alliance with the child/adolescent and their family members is important in the healing process. I believe early intervention and readiness to change are the two most important components in the healing process.
In my free time, I enjoy coaching and playing water polo and walking and playing with my dog Folie.