I have over ten years working with children, youth, families, and adults. I spent 6 years as a behavioral therapist working with youth struggling with a variety of developmental disabilities including Autism. After graduating from PSU with my Masters in Social Work, I spent several years as a therapist and social worker in schools. Last year I became certified as an Adoptive and Foster Family therapist. I am also a certified trainer in Paloma Medina's Neurology of Equity and Inclusion for Systemic Change. Currently I am in training for an Integrative Somatic Trauma Therapy certification.
I am truly a social worker at heart and serve my clients with many lenses. I use an attachment lens, systems theory, racial theory, queer theory, fat positive lens, a strengths-based lens, a whole person approach, and anti-racist trauma informed framework. I believe that our relationships can be a foundation to work through your challenges. With an integrative process I believe that in this context,