Licensed ProfessionalCounselor 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.
Board of Directors for Peer Assistance Services
Developed licensed treatment program for offenders identified with Substance Use Disorders.
Awarded the Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Grant for Inpatient residential treatment program serving those with co-occurring disorders.
Member of the Providers for the Advancement of Cultural Competency Committee
Participant and educational supporter for International Winter Symposium of Addictive Disorders.
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 and organizational structure. DSM IV - R, DSM V
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