I am a Licensed Certified Social Worker, Clinical in Maryland. I have over 20 years experience in mental health and over 7 years of experience as a counselor and trauma therapist. I work with a wide range of issues including substance use, depression, anxiety, relationship issues, parenting problems, career challenges, OCD and ADHD. I have also helped many people who have experienced physical trauma or emotional abuse. My counseling style is warm and interactive. I believe in treating everyone with respect and dignity. I am offering Skype, Online Chat, and Email based therapy.
I studied Sociology and Psychology at Frostburg State University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science. I went on to work in the field of mental health and held positions that included residential and community support, addictions and trauma counselor, and college professor. I returned to school in 2007 and attended Virginia Commonwealth University. Here I began I completed my Masters of Social Work and graduated in 2010. I became licensed as a Licensed Graduate Social Worker in fall of 2010. I began working as a clinical therapist at this time and became a Licensed Certified Social Worker, Clinical (LCSW-C) in the summer of 2014.
Due to the recent pandemic I am currently working with patient through telehealth only. I will tailor our dialog and treatment plan to meet your unique and specific needs. I specialize in: Depression, Stress, Anxiety, Addictions, Trauma and Abuse, Self Esteem I have experience in: LGBT, Relationship, Family, Grief, Sex-related, Eating, Anger, Career, Bipolar