About Me

I am passionate about working with individuals and couples to assist them with reaching their goals and alleviate their emotional pain and suffering. Prior to starting a private practice I worked with a multitude of populations including but not limited to working aged adults, couples, and women experiencing postpartum depression and/or anxiety. I believe that if you do not provide support and assistance, the issues will eventually impact an individual’s work, family life, relationships, and their health.

As a woman, a wife, and mom of two I am passionate about working with pregnant and postpartum women and families struggling with stress, depression, anxiety, balancing work and home, or other issues related to welcoming a child into their family. I want to be a part of reducing the stigma and providing education and support around perinatal and postpartum mood disorders.

I continue to be amazed at the strength and resiliency of those I work with. Sometimes people just need a safe place to talk, someone to listen to them, assistance recognizing their strengths, and a place to learn new skills to help them cope and thrive at home and at work. I want to empower the people I work with to reach their desired goals, whether it is to feel better, make a life change, improve a relationship, decrease their alcohol or drug use, and/or learn new skills to improve their health and wellness.

Education

Master’s Degree (MA) in Counseling Psychology from Pacific University

License & Certifications

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
Certified Addiction Counselor III (CAC III)
National Certified Counselor (NCC)
Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP)

Professional Activities and Memberships

Employee Assistance Professionals Association (EAPA)
Postpartum Support International (PSI)
Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals (CAAP)
The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
Colorado Certified Prevention Specialist Board Member – September 2011 – February 2015
Pregnancy-Related Depression State Advisory Committee Member Tier 2

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