ABOUT ME


I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker specializing in individual and couples therapy in the Athens-Clarke County community. Creating a safe space for clients to explore the challenges and beauty of relationships is the utmost goal in my practice.  


The focus of my clinical work is providing psychotherapy with adults, adolescents, and couples.  I employ an individualized approach with clients and tailor interventions to suit their personal goals.  I incorporate strategies from the following treatment modalities: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, and Solution Focused Therapy.


CLINICAL EXPERIENCE AND TREATMENT SPECIALIZATIONS

  • Life transitions and experiences (divorce, infidelity, developmental life stages, personal and professional stress)
  • Relationship Conflict 
  • Anxiety and Mood disorders
  • Substance Use Disorders (acute, chronic, and sustained remission)
  • Relationships impacted by substance use
  • Codependency
  • Grief/Loss  
  • Trauma 


EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language and Literature from University of Georgia 1998

Master of Library and Information Science from University of South Carolina 2003

Master of Social Work from University of Georgia 2007