Headway

I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a Certified Substance Abuse Counselor (CSAC). Retired military veteran and has an undaunted admiration and passion for people; a true servant at heart. I have more than 11 years of experience of serving collaborative clinical services while working for Sentara Hospital, Private Practice and US Government. As a US Navy Veteran, I have had to the privilege of working as a resiliency counselor with active duty military aboard ship, families and veterans in regards to adjustment and relational stressors contributing to anxiety and depression. I provide clinical services to a diverse group of clients within the age group of 18 years and older to include adults, geriatrics, military, veterans, and their families. I am proficient in working with individuals living with anxiety, stress, depression, relationship issues, adjustment disorders, substance abuse, trauma, grief and loss, chronic pain and life transitions.


I am client centered and primary treatment approach includes Cognitive Behavioral Treatment, Solution Focused Brief Treatment, Motivational Interviewing, Grief Therapy, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, Problem Solving Task Centered, Completed Level 1 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy.


Specialties

Women's Issues
Couples
Sexual Trauma
Men's Issues
ADD/ADHD
Anxiety
Eating Disorders
Depression
LGBTQ
Bereavement
Trauma
OCD

Education

MSW (Master of Social Work)
Norfolk State University


Accepted Insurance

Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield Virginia
United Healthcare
Oscar Health
Oxford


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