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.