I am a licensed addiction counselor in the State of Florida presently. Prior to that I was licensed in Ohio as a pregnancy counselor at a local methadone clinic. I have worked in the addiction arena for 15+ years. I am well versed in the 12 step model as well as utilize CBT and other skills learned in graduate school to help women along the way out of the dark depths of addiction into a strong strength based recovery.
I help women overcome self-esteem issues. I have learned coping skills in graduate school, trainings as well as along life's journey as a daughter of a narcissist. I have learned how to turn around feelings of low self worth to help women reach the beautiful, empowered wonderful person they truly are.
I help women manage stress. I have participated in trainings for stress management, implemented some of those skills into my own life to successfully manage it and I know I can help you. I will teach you the coping skills I learned in grad school as well as along the way so that you will have the tools necessary when stress becomes overwhelming.
I love mindfulness therapy. It is really a game changer. I read about mindfulness and implement it in individual and group therapy sessions as well as in my own life.
I have used DBT also for many years in individual and group counseling. I find that it is very helpful to others.
I have used CBT in individual and group therapy sessions for many years. It is very effective and helpful especially to people suffering from addictions.