The Strength to Help You Make It
“Some days it can seem almost impossible to get out of bed. Stress about a job, deep depression, or a dysfunctional family can affect a person’s overall state of mind. It is at times like this that I can help. People have an innate desire to be well and a strength to make it happen, but they may not know how to unlock this strength. It is my desire to help them do just that.”
Licensed Clinical Social Worker: New Hampshire and New York
Master of Social Work: New York University School of Social Work, New York, NY
BA: Psychology, The New School For Social Research, New York, NY
Special Training: Psychotherapy, assessment services, case management of alcohol and drug rehabilitation patients, codependency, dual diagnosis training for those with psychiatric disorders combined with chemical dependency.
“I made sure that I went into a field I was passionate about. Watching families suffer at the hands of someone they love, held in the grip of addiction, couples struggling with issues of trust, or individuals dealing with a traumatic loss made me want to help. Now, with years of experience dealing with these and other issues, I am able to offer a sense of hope for a better future.”
Former Therapist/Consultant: Mid-Hudson Center for Mental Health – Psychotherapy Services to individuals, couples, families, and groups; Assessment and treatment planning; Family Services of Mid-Hudson Valley – Short-term psychotherapy to individuals, couples, and families in outpatient treatment setting; Assessment, diagnosis, and treatment planning; Former Case Manager and Family Therapist: Addiction Recovery Corporation – Case management of patients; Lectures and family conferences; Led codependency group; Supervision of student interns; Participant in case conference with multidisciplinary treatment team
Former Social Worker and Director of Family Education: The Dual Focus Program at Gracie Square Hospital – Dual Diagnosis Unit; Individual and family treatment, service, and discharge planning; Conducted patient groups; Participant in multidisciplinary team
Former Family Therapist: Breakthrough Concepts at Gracie Square Hospital – Responsible for family conferences, outpatient therapy groups.
Involvement in My Profession
“I believe that staying in touch with other professionals is an excellent way to learn about the latest developments in my field. This keeps me current and helps me to better help you.”
Member: National Association of Social Workers, New Hampshire Chapter of National Association of Social Workers