Professional Experience

 

Professional qualifications and experience

Qualifications:
Licensed Psychologist – Master
Credential # : 047.0091776

Professional Affiliations:
Vermont Psychological Association
American Psychological Association

Education:
Master of Science in Clinical Psychology (2007)
College of St. Joseph in Vermont
Rutland, Vermont

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and English (2004)
The Pennsylvania State University
University Park, Pennsylvania

Academic Honors:
Phi Beta Kappa
Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges, 2006
Alpha Delta Omega – Human Services Honor Society
Psi Chi – Psychology Honor Society
Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
Schreyer Honors College, 2001-2003
Golden Key International Honour Society
Phi Eta Sigma Honors Fraternity
National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2001-2003
Dean’s List of Pennsylvania State University, 1999-2003

Work: I began full-time private practice work at Counseling Connection in July, 2016 after joining part-time in 2015. Additionally, from 2007 – 2016, I worked full-time as a high school school-based clinician at Soar Learning Center, an  independent school and day treatment program operated through Northwestern Counseling & Support Services. There I provided individual and group therapy to adolescents, with additional support provided to families and associated collaterals. Prior to this, I worked as the Personal Growth Counselor at the College of St. Joseph as a part-time clinical internship (2006-2007) working with college students, faculty, and staff around therapeutic services, mentoring, and mental health screenings. I also completed a part-time clinical practicum in Rutland City Public Schools (2005-2006), conducting assessments and evaluations.

 

Scope of Practice

Therapeutic Orientation: Humanistic/Person-Centered, Cognitive

Area of Specialization: Work with adolescents and adults around managing emotions, trauma, self-esteem, anger management, relationships, stress management, health and wellness, anxiety, depression, self-injury, school-related issues, oppositional-defiant behaviors, co-occurring substance abuse, and assessments.

Additional experience with clients with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, developmental disabilities, and borderline personality traits.

Treatment Methods: Approaches include talk therapy, body-based interventions such as yoga and breathing, mindfulness, art, and group therapy. Trained in DBT (Dialectical Behavior Therapy), ARC (Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency), and LSCI (Life Space Crisis Intervention).

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