I have spent the last 18 years counseling individuals, children, and families to better understand and resolve challenges in their life. While we can’t change the current or past difficult situations, we can work together to better understand and develop the strategies that will help your experiencing a less stressed and more fulfilling and meaningful life.
M.A. Counseling with Honors
Illinois School of Professional Psychology
B.A. Human Development & Early Childhood Education with Honors
License / Certification
New Jersey License Professional Counselor
New Jersey Supervisor Certificate
New Jersey Director of Guidance
New Jersey Student Personal Service Certificate
Governor’s Education Service Provider of the year
As a person centered and cognitive behavioral based clinician both approaches allow me to meet the needs of my clients. My goal is to help you uncover your true potential and develop new patterns that will lead to a life that is worth celebrating.
I have over 15 years experience with both adults and teens. This strong background has given me the skills and insight to help my clients with anxiety, depression, adjustment to life changes, and interpersonal conflict. I am able to help my client reach their goals and achieve stability.
M.A. Social Work
University of Hawaii
B.A. Social Work
License / Certifications
New Jersey Clinical Social Worker
As a licensed therapist with over 20 years of experience, I have helped clients manage stress, build relationships, and enhance communication skills by providing psychotherapy and couples’ counseling.
My work is solution-focused, using a variety of theoretical frameworks to help every client achieve their goals. I have training in a number of therapeutic forms: Positive, Cognitive Behavioral, Play, Family, Trauma, and the Gottman Method Couples Therapy.
As your therapist, I will utilize all my empathy and expertise so that together we may access the root causes of suffering and build new and more fulfilling ways to live and think about life, while working toward and achieving a better life for you and your loved ones.
MA Psychology & Counseling
BA Psychology & Philosophy Magna Cum Laude
Fairleigh Dickinson University
I am a Licensed Professional Counselor. I specialize in trauma/PTSD. I have spent most of my career helping adults, and families develop coping skills and adjust to difficulties in their life. I utilize techniques consistent with Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and EMDR when treating various difficulties. In addition to these techniques, my extensive life and work experience provide me the ability to be truly companionate and understanding.
Adler University, Chicago, IL
Northeastern Illinois University
B.A. Justice Studies
I have spent most of my career helping children and young adults adjust to life as it changes.
My primary focus has been addressing behavior and regulating emotions. I utilize techniques consistent with Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Positive Psychotherapy when treating anxiety, anger, social skills problems, school issues, , anxiety, depression, divorce/separation, and other behavioral problems.
M.A. Social Work
Phi Alpha Honors Society
Montclair State University
BA Family and Child Studies & Psychology
I have 10 years of experience working with children/teens, young adults, and families. In my extensive work with client, I have acquired strategies and techniques that are successful and effective in providing support and direction. Whether it be natural development from one stage of life to the next (example child to adolescent), or change caused by a job, move, death, birth, illness, or divorce (example married to single). Transition is difficult and may cause you to feel overwhelmed, stressed, disillusioned, or angry. You may become stressed, anxious, or depressed but can be easier and you can overcome it with my help and support.
I provide Individual, couples, family, and group therapy both in-person and tele mental health, to treat your individual circumstance or difficulty.
Fairleigh Dickenson University
M.A. Clinical Counseling
I am a seasoned therapist with a wealth of experience working in a variety of environments and dealing with a wide range of issues. My career has been marked by a deep commitment to helping individuals navigate their personal challenges and improve their mental health. I have had the privilege of working with diverse populations, each with their unique needs and circumstances, which has enriched my understanding of human behavior and mental health.
In addition to my therapeutic work, I have also been deeply involved in academia. I have served as a Professor at Warren County Community College, and Assistant Professor at Centenary Graduate School. My role involved not only teaching but also developing course materials and contributing to the overall curriculum design.
I have always strived to balance my practical therapeutic work with my academic pursuits, believing that each informs and enriches the other. I am passionate about both helping individuals on their journey towards better mental health and educating the next generation of therapists.
Walden University, Minnesota