I hold certifications in Adoption and Permanency Curriculum, formerly known as Adoption Clinical Training (ACT), Motivational Interviewing, Pathways to Permanence (a
kids with trauma), DBT (Dialectical Behavioral therapy), Seeking Safety, ITCT (Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma) and am Certified in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR).
I specialize in the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and their families; specifically children with emotional and behavioral problems. I bring to my practice expertise in the fields of foster care, attachment, grief and loss, adoption, trauma and
. I have 20 years of experience in working with traumatized youth in a variety of setting such as Level 12 and 14 residential, hospitals, schools and outpatient settings. I believe that what kids need most is to heal within their families, and although will work with the child individually believe that family sessions are crucial is building attachments and healing past trauma.