BA Notre Dame College, MS Cleveland State University

Professional History

“I have been licensed practitioner since 2009 serving adults, children, and adolescents. I have spent the first part of my career in a school-based setting, working with kids aged 5-18 in a diverse community. Currently, I have worked as an outpatient therapist in an agency setting serving people of all ages. I have extensive background in trauma and traumatic grief, serving 10 years on a crisis team in the Cleveland area providing supports throughout Northeast Ohio. I received my Independent Licensure in 2011 and my Supervision Designation in 2012.”


  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Phobias
  • ADHD
  • Autism
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Conduct Disorder
  • Anger management
  • Adjustment disorders
  • Trauma
  • Grief
  • PTSD
  • Stress
  • Relationship issues
  • LBGTQIA issues and support
  • Parenting and school support

Professional Objectives

“First and foremost, I believe the most important part of the therapy process is the therapeutic relationship. My clients will feel heard, trusted and supported and will understand their role in overcoming their own challenges and struggles in this process.”

Theoretical Orientation

“I utilize a person-centered approach and focus on promoting self-awareness, empowerment, optimism, responsibility and autonomy. My clients come from all walks of life and treatment will be individualized and personal to them. I incorporate research-based methods including CBT, TFCBT, Attachment and Humanistic theories.”

Certificates/Special Training

Diagnosis and treatment of all mental health concerns
Attachment in Children and Adolescents
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Trauma Focused CBT