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M.S. Counseling, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
B.A. Psychology, Drew University, Madison, NJ
OASP, Oxford University: Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, UK


Summary of past and current roles:

School based therapist- children and families
Clinical and therapeutic counselor- adolescents and adults
Wellness counselor, goal specific coaching (health, fitness, lifestyle changes)
Advise, consult, and educate parents
Family counseling
Group counseling
Create and implement unique and individualized treatment plans
Researching and linking clients with appropriate resources
Designed and implemented therapeutic outdoor program
Liaison for juvenile treatment team meetings
Lead clinician in therapeutic program
Supervised lower level counselors and case managers

Issues addressed:

Challenges within normal adolescent and young adult development
Mental health diagnoses
(such as ADHD, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Attachment Disorders, Depression, Bipolar, etc)
Dual Diagnoses and Substance abuse/ dependence
Families in transition- Divorce, life changes, trauma
Grief and loss


Employment History

Family Preservation Services, Asheville, NC
RHA Behavioral Health Services, Asheville, NC
Next Step Recovery, Asheville, NC
Idaho Youth Ranch- Emancipation Home, Boise, ID
Phoenix Outdoor, Asheville, NC
Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC
New Vistas Behavioral Health, Asheville, NC
Blue Ridge Mental Health, Asheville, NC
Eckerd Youth Alternatives, Manson, NC
Georgetown University, Washington, DC
National Academy of Sciences, Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC


American Heart Association CPR/ First AID
American Red Cross CPR and First AID
Suicide Assessment and Prevention, IYR
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (CPI), RHA
Compassion Fatigue Educator, MAHEC
Residential Child Care Project, Cornell University

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