Owner, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Play Therapist, EMDR Therapist, and Eating Disorder Certified
I am a Clinical Mental Health Counselor, Play Therapist, and trained crisis and trauma therapist. I am also certified to treat eating disorders. I graduated from UNCC with CHI SIGMA IOTA Honors in Counseling after obtaining my undergraduate degree in Psychology and countless hours in Early Childhood Development. I also completed the Certification for Play Therapy and work with children as young as 3 years old and their fathers and mothers. I have completed certifications to work with eating disorders through Pesi. I specialize in crisis and trauma and am trained in SAFE EMDR (Somatic Affect Focused Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) for men, women, and children, I have over 24 years of experience working with children and families through early childhood education, the school system and through therapy. I hold an appointed position on the Cabarrus County Early Childhood Task Force where we help to meet agendas for our county's children by advising the commissioners on ways to meet the state goals and guidelines in this area. I am a parent of two children and have worked with many parents on addressing their own childhood traumas and how that impacts their children to break the trauma cycles.