State of Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Worker
University of Illinois, Chicago
Working with individuals, all ages, who are dealing with life transitions. Sexual abuse and trauma. Depression and anxiety. Women’s issues. Relationship issues. ADHD: it’s individual and family challenges.
Over 20 years, Spectrum Youth and Family Services: provided individual and Family counseling; coordinated and supervised student internship program; coordinated DCFS contract. Co-chairman Illinois LAN 46 Wraparound Services. Worked also with adults, couples, children and families in private practice settings.
Creates a therapeutic environment that is nurturing and non-judgmental, allowing her clients an opportunity to discover their inner strengths and challenge old belief systems and behaviors that have impacted their quality of life. Treatment approaches include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Solution Focused and Psychodynamic methods.
National Association of Social Workers
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Washington Aggression Interruption Training (WAIT)