Accelerated Resolution Therapy® (ART )
ART is an evidence-based form of psychotherapy that uses back and forth eye movements that produces quick, effective and safe results for symptoms related to depression, anxiety, phobias, grief, relationship issues, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) and more....
Safe and Sound Protocol
Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP), developed by Dr. Steve Porges, is a five-day non-invasive auditory intervention involving listening to music for five 1-hour sessions. The music has been filtered to retune the nervous system resulting in significant improvements in the following areas:
Social and emotional difficulties
Anxiety and trauma -related challenges
Stressors that impact social engagement
EMDR stands for Eye Movement Desensitization Re-processing. It is one of the leading, most widely researched and validated methods used today for trauma treatment.
This integrative approach is based on the premise that a disturbing experience becomes locked in the brain and stored with the same perceptions that existed at the time of the event...
Sand Tray for Adults
Sand tray therapy is a technique that has been widely used for healing in children and adults alike. It allows for an expression of thoughts, emotions and insights when talk therapy is not enough. It can help you become "unstuck" allowing you to move to a deeper level more quickly...
My philosophy is one of unconditional positive regard toward all of those with whom I work. It is my goal to provide a safe and supportive environment as I assist you on your journey toward health.
As opposed to more traditional psychotherapies, the evidence-based techniques I employ are geared toward providing relief in a shortened period of time from disturbing symptoms of anxiety, depression, trauma and many other issues.
I help you tap into the wisdom of your mind and body. You are the expert in your own healing! My purpose is to help guide you into remembering this!
I received my Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Arizona State University. I went on to receive a Masters of Science in Professional Counseling from Grand Canyon University.
In 2014, my career started in the addictions field where I worked with individuals, groups and families. This was hugely satisfying, but I had a nagging sense something was missing...
I began working at the Claudia Black Center for Young Adults at The Meadows in 2016. In 2018, I found my calling in the trauma department at the main campus of The Meadows where I still work on weekends today. I have had the great pleasure of receiving top notch training from some of the giants in the counseling field such as: Claudia Black, Pia Mellody and Peter Levine to name a few.... now I can pass this knowledge on to you!