I believe in starting where the child and family are and focusing on family’s hopes and desires for their outcome. I use a strengths based approach with the children I work with.
I have specialized training including Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and in adoption competency completing training through the National Adoption Competency Mental Health Training Initiative. I work with school age youth and their families in the areas of trauma, anxiety, depression, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and social difficulties.
I have fifteen years of experience providing mental health care services to children and families. I have worked in outpatient settings, school based, home based, and day treatment.
I have graduated with my Master’s Degree in Social Work from the College of St. Catherine and University of St. Thomas in 2007.
I am a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker