LPC (Licensed Professional Counselor) and TTS (Tobacco Treatment Specialist) with experience in: 1. Clinical counseling services/therapeutic interventions (individual, family or group) in outpatient and inpatient settings, 2. Administration of diagnostic psychological evaluations, including career-related assessments, 3. Development of treatment plans; 4. Tobacco treatment counseling. Clinical areas of interest include, but are not exclusive to: PTSD, anxiety, suicide prevention, bipolar disorder, depression, nicotine addiction; experience working with children, adolescents, adults, including U.S. veterans (combat and non-combat).
Career counseling & vocational assessments; depression, anxiety, trauma, PTSD, relationship and adjustment issues--clinical research experience at Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center/Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (nicotine & stimulant addiction, Bipolar Disorder). Tobacco Treatment Specialist, TTS, certification from MD Anderson (Oct., 2018).
Each individual is unique and different treatment approaches are considered in order to find the best fit for the client's clinical needs, personal goals and past history.