MS, Licensed Professional Counselorr
I enjoy and have experience working with Addiction – Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse (AODA), Anxiety, Behavioral Issues, Bipolar Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Career Counseling, Chronic Pain, Codependency, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Abuse/Violence, Dual Diagnosis, Eating Disorders, Family Conflict, Grief, Marital and Premarital Issues, Mood Disorders, Oppositional Defiance, Parenting Issues, Relationship Issues, Self-Esteem, SelfHarming, Sexual Issues (Abuse, Addiction, Desire, Identity), Suicidal Ideation, and Women’s Issues.
In August 2014 I completed my Masters of Science at The University of Wisconsin-Stout in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. My two concentrations consist of AODA and Eating Disorders. I also earned my undergraduate degree at UW-Stout in Vocational Rehabilitation focusing in Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Substance Abuse Counseling.
At Valley Counseling, we focus on building rapport with the client while working to build a treatment plan that fits them specifically. Overall, I hope to encourage and guide the client to better themselves to make changes in the specific areas of their life.
I typically consider myself to be an eclectic therapist who pulls from many different theories. Orientations I pull from include: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Behavioral Modification, Emotionally Focused, Existential, Family Systems, Humanistic, Interpersonal, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Play Therapy, Psychodynamic, Relational and Solution Focused.
Years in Practice: 2 YearSchool: University of Wisconsin-StoutYear Graduated: 2014License No. and State: 2315-226 Wisconsin