Licensed Professional Counselor Specializing in the treatment of Substance Use Disorders and
co-occurring disorders. Strong background in cognitive behavioral and evidence based
treatment, including motivational interviewing and strength based treatment. Responsible
self-starter who communicates well and is dedicated to improving the well-being of clients.
Comfortable working autonomously or in a team based setting. 30 years of experience as a
therapist and administrator. Solid clinical skills, and strong leadership abilities with excellent
strengths in direct service, management, administration, supervision and training.
Worked as a licensed mental health professional who exercises discretion and independent judgment to provide appropriate information, coaching, training, and education concerning military-connected children to service members and or child-development center or school staff. Provided direct therapeutic services to children and adolescents ages 2-18 as well as active service members.
Facilitates psycho-educational discussion groups for older children and adolescents.
Provides consultations, trainings and educational presentations/workshops for parents, school staff, child-care professionals, and other community groups on topics such as child development, behavior management, burnout and self-care, effects of deployment and reunification on children and youth, recognizing behavioral indicators of stress in children and youth, etc., including the following activities:
Provides feedback on outreach efforts and tracks services performed and referrals made.
Advises on behavioral and psychotherapeutic training and education programs and materials requested by military personnel and commanders.
Completes and submits all required documentation.
Individual and group therapy, contract management, ASAM levels of care, SOA-r, crises
management, developmental disabilities, quality assurance, Substance Use Disorders,
Therapeutic Communities, Outpatient, Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Strategic Planning,
supervision, clinical skills training, managing mental illness, co-occurring disorders, program
development, strong communication skills, strong clinical boundaries, client advocate.
knowledge of criminal justice population, military families, and organizational structure. DSM IV - R, DSM V
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