Compassionate psychotherapist with over nine years of experience in the mental health field. Team-oriented with a solid track record in establishing strong relationships with clients, co-workers and other community agencies. Skilled at facilitating therapeutic groups, teaching DBT skills, and helping clients bring awareness to the mind body connection through yoga or meditation. Passionate and motivated to grow as a clinician. Licensed Professional Counselor in Training. EMDR trained and working towards certification.
Education and Training
01/2013Capella University － Minneapolis, MNMaster of ScienceMental Health Counseling Psychology, Social Work and CounselingMental Health Counseling Psychology, Social Work and Counseling Graduated with honors in the Mental Health Counseling program
01/2003UW － Stout Menomonie, WIBachelor of ScienceHuman Development and Family Studies Adolescent DevelopmentHuman Development and Family Studies Adolescent Development
01/2016Yoga Instructor Certification: Lotus Power Yoga & Massage, Fond du Lac, WI
EMDR Training (currently going through certification process)
Psychotherapist, 12/2014 － CurrentASTOP Sexual Abuse Center － Fond du Lac, WI
Counsel children, adolescents, and adult survivors of sexual assault, individually or in group sessions, to assist in overcoming trauma, adjusting to life, or making positive changes.
Guide clients in the development of skills or strategies for dealing with symptoms of PTSD.
Develop and implement treatment plans.
Planned and implemented a ten-week trauma focused yoga group including mediation, the mind body connection, emotional regulation through yoga poses, and deep breathing.
Learn about new interventions in counseling by reading professional literature, and attending trainings on trauma focused CBT, EMDR, Play Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
Modify treatment activities or approaches as needed to comply with changes in client's status.
Act as client advocate to coordinate required services or to resolve emergency problems in crisis situations.
Receive weekly clinical supervision from a Licensed Professional Clinical Social Worker.
Participate in community outreach events.
Organized a 5k zombie run fundraiser by collaborating with sponsors, committee members, and small businesses.
Master of Science Mental Health Counseling Psychology, Social Work and Counseling Bachelor of Science Human Development and Family Studies Adolescent Development Yoga Instructor Certification: Lotus Power Yoga & Massage, Fond du Lac, WI EMDR Training (currently going through certification process)
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