I am a Licensed Professional Counselor – Mental Health Service Provider at Life Connections Counseling.  I received my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Carson Newman University.  I am currently endorsed in Infant Mental Health and board certified.  I am experienced in working with children, adolescents, and young adults.  Through individual therapy, I treat issues including anxiety, depression, trauma, relational conflict, foster care, and problematic child behaviors.  I offer Christian counseling services upon request of the individual/parent.

My therapeutic approach is client-centered and often incorporates the family. I have experience working in social services, foster care, and community mental health.  I am trained in Child Parent Psychotherapy, Parent Child Interaction Therapy, and Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.  I utilize Play Therapy because play is a child’s language.

I am passionate about giving children, adolescents, and young adults a voice while providing ongoing empathetic support for families.  I believe that everyone deserves a safe place to explore, grow, and heal.

Education and Credentials

  • Licensed Professional Counselor-Mental Health Service Provider (LPC-MHSP) – May 2021
  • Masters in Clinical Mental Counseling – Carson Newman University
  • Bachelors in Social Work – University of TN at Chattanooga

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