Substance Use Counselor
I believe it is when we are willing to face our challenges and struggles that one can experience the most growth and change regarding lifestyles and our way of thinking. I believe through support and encouragement, as well as focus on people’s abilities, one can begin to implement positive change that increases health and well-being. I believe in a holistic approach, incorporating healing to the mind, body and spirit, with in turn assists with the overall healing process.
I have worked with a wide variety of populations throughout my career and have experience in leadership and training, as well as evidenced based treatment, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavior therapy and have provided treatment services for both adult men and women.
I have worked as a licensed alcohol and drug counselor in both residential treatment settings as well as outpatient services involving both men and women.
Bachelor of Science degree from the school of Allied Health professions with an emphasis on Recreation Therapy from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee.
Certificate of Alcohol and Drug counseling education from Century College-White Bear Lake, MN.
Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC)
Bachelor of Science (BS)