Life is a journey that sometimes requires assistance whether you are struggling with everyday problems or more complex issues. Your choice of Counselors is important. With over thirty years of experience in nursing and counseling, my approach is holistic, working with each client to give them hope, while bolstering their self-esteem and strengthening their ties with a supportive network. This is accomplished in a safe, confidential atmosphere of mutual respect, fostering sensitivity and understanding. My interest and training are diverse with advanced, specialized training in several areas. These sub-specialties broaden my scope of practice and capabilities to meet the individual needs of my clients.
I am a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT) trained under Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., with the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Therapists. I am knowledgeable and experienced in his Model of treatment for sex addiction as well as the partners of these individuals and their concerns. I am also certified as a Multiple Addictions Therapist (CMAT) treating both chemical and process addictions.