“I strongly believe in helping others to build positive lives. My goal in life is to help others succeed to the best of their abilities. I believe you can find happiness and inner peace if given the right tools and support. I use a strengths based, solution focused approach, along with incorporating Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques. I have 10 plus years experience of working in the community with all ages, I have enjoyed doing community work with individuals with severe mental illness, supporting them to be successful. I have worked in Community Mental Health for over 6 years and during this time I enjoyed supporting families to achieve their goals and provided them with the resources needed to be successful. I have provided counseling to children in a school setting for 4 years, and have also provided in home, community based and outpatient counseling services. I am trained in TFCBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) and have extensive knowledge and expertise in trauma. I have spent many years working with individuals with PTSD and have four years of on-call experience, supporting individuals during times of crisis. I enjoy working with children and families and working with individuals of all ages to support others to achieve their goals in life.”
Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor: New Hampshire
Masters of Arts: Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling, New England College, Henniker, NH
Internship: Family Therapy Intern, Community Partners, Dover, NH
Bachelor of Science: Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Keene State College, Keene, NH
“I completed my internship at Community Partners as a Child and Family Therapist. I also spent some time working there as a functional support services specialist, supporting children in the community. After Community Partners, I worked at Easter Seals for 2 years supporting severely and persistently mentally ill adults as a Community Living Manager and providing on-call support and crisis management. Most recently I worked at Riverbend as a child and family therapist and spent my first two years there working on the family intensive team where I provided on-call support and crisis management to children and their families along with providing intensive community and home-based services. During my last four years at Riverbend I provided parent, child, and family therapy in homes, schools, and offices.”
Types of Services I Offer:
Individual, parent counseling, and family therapy.
What I Specialize In:
TFCBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), trauma, loss, family issues, and CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). Challenging behaviors in children, ADHD, Anxiety, and PTSD.
Locations Where I Practice:
Patient Ages I Work With:
All ages, I especially enjoy working with young children and families.
New Hampshire Mental Health Counselors Association (NHMHCA)