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My practice is located in the Northeast Heights in Albuquerque, New Mexico, 

in a quiet setting.  I also offer secure teletherapy.

me in my kitchen.
I am is an independently licensed professional clinical counselor and licensed clinical social worker. I specialize in psychotherapy in adults, individuals, and couples, and also works with adolescents, managing stress and anxiety spectrum disorders, and I have over 15 years' experience providing therapy in outpatient, residential, and inpatient psychiatric settings. 

In my previous career, I was a high school teacher. I taught Algebra. 
Yeah, that's right. I love outdoor activities and painting and like to imagine I'm a runner. 


EDUCATION
  • Bachelor of Arts in Education, University of South Dakota
  • Master of Arts in Educational Psychology, University of South Dakota
  • Master of Arts in Professional Counseling, New Mexico Highlands University
  • Master of Arts in Social Work, New Mexico Highlands University
POST-GRADUATE TRAINING (a selection of relevant trainings)


Trainings institutes:

  • Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • International OCD Foundation
  • Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy
  • Medical University of South Carolina
  • National Child Traumatic Stress Network
  • Star Behavioral Health Providers
  • (Trichotillomania Learning Center)
Training Subjects: 
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for: 
    • Anxiety Disorders, Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Chronic Pain, Depression, Hoarding Disorder, Insomnia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, OCD in Children and Adolescents, Panic Disorder, Social Anxiety Disorder.
  • COMB Treatment for Body-focused Repetitive Disorders
  • Cognitive Processing Therapy for PTSD
  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for PTSD


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Albuquerque Police Department Behavioral Sciences Division
  • Presbyterian Kaseman Behavioral Health Inpatient Psychiatric Unit: Therapist, Case Manager, and Counseling Internship Supervisor
  • Acadia Healthcare Residential Treatment
  • Counseling and Psychotherapy Institute
  • Biomedical Research Institute at the NMVA Medical Center

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
  • American Psychological Association
  • International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation
  • National Association of Social Workers
  • New Mexico Counseling Association Ethics Chair
  • Southwest Behavioral Health Independent Practice Association 

call or text (HIPAA compliant) 505-501-8293