I'm an LPC-S, RPT-S, & EMDR Certified. I look forward to meeting you and joining you in your healing journey by providing quality care.
Licensed Professional Counselor in Dallas, TX
I am an EMDR certified therapist with numerous hours of continuing education beyond the basic training and certification. I have utilized EMDR with children, teens, and adults and continue to stay up to date on the modality. I have been providing EMDR since 2016.
I am a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor (RPT-S) with extensive experience and training in providing play therapy and supervising play therapists. I attended the University of North Texas for graduate school where I was able to learn play therapy from the true experts. I have been providing play therapy since 2012.
I have a nationally certified Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy provider and have worked with children, teens, and adults who experienced trauma since 2012. I spent almost ten years at a local non-profit treating victims of physical abuse, sexual abuse, and neglect.
I spent eight years at the Dallas children's Advocacy Center as a therapist then Assistant Director of Clinical Services. I primarily treated child victims of sexual abuse as well as their non-offending caregivers, who were often also victims of sexual assault. I testified numerous times as an expert witness in criminal child sexual abuse court cases on abuse and trauma. I have worked with clients that disclosed right away as well as clients that waited decades to tell.
I have spent most of my career working with victims of trauma. Because of this, I stayed up to date on training and continuing education regarding trauma symptoms and PTSD across the lifespan. I am able to assess, diagnose, and treat presenting symptoms related to PTSD and utilize various evidence-based treatment modalities such as TF-CBT, CPT, and EMDR to treat PTSD and the symptoms affecting functioning. I am certified in TF-CBT and EMDR and can treat young children, adolescents, and adults.
I spent eight years as a therapist and then Assistant Director of Clinical Services at the Dallas Children's Advocacy Center working with children and non-offending caregivers that experienced neglect, emotional abuse, physical abuse, sexual abuse, or witnessed a violent crime and supervising other therapists. I have extensive training and experience in child development, assessment of children, parenting, play therapy, TF-CBT, and EMDR. I am a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor.