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I believe that healing and recovery is a collaborative journey. I value the importance of evidence-based practices while establishing a supportive, empathetic and competent therapeutic relationships to help ensure an atmosphere of safety and security. I use a holistic treatment approach to guide clients in creating the change they want to see in their lives.
Life is about to change. The better we adapt to change, the better we are able to live healthy and happy lives.
I am honored to be providing critical mental health crisis in Scott County 24/7. I was born and raised in this county and now also work here. We meet people “where they are at”, listen to their needs, and connect them to appropriate resources in the community.
I value the constant journey of change and healing. As a therapist, I can create a place for individuals to pause and reflect, and treat each individual with dignity, kindness, and respect no matter what the situation.
I believe everyone has a story to tell and a path to walk their journey, and if a person is seeking help, it can speak volumes. It is important to recognize that the path to well-being is a process and it takes a day at a time. I came into this field to hopefully have a positive impact on someone’s life, whether that is to listen, support, or guide.
My professional philosophy is to treat people as I would want to be treated and to take a genuine curiosity in them.
I strive to help create a safe and understanding environment for people in crisis to feel as though they’re being heard. I am genuinely curious to hear other people’s stories and assist them in any way I can during times of need.
As a crisis clinician my professional philosophy is to meet the unique needs of each person, couple and family seeking assistance. I use brief counseling and complete an assessment to determine health and safety needs then develop a person-centered plan.