During my two years in graduate school, I worked with a non-profit organization which helped hundreds of young women with the challenges of growing up in today's culture. I assisted in STD testing, educated on sexual issues, and had numerous counseling conversations concerning depression, post-abortion recovery, drug abuse, and spousal abuse.
Since moving to Houston in 2007, I have continued to develop my work with teens and young women and have expanded my counseling repertoire. I worked at a non-profit in Houston for several years. While there I assisted people through a wide variety of issues, such as depression, anxiety, trauma, abuse, parent/teen communication, grief/loss, bipolar, and anger management. I find I relate easily and openly with all ages and types of people.
In 2008, I began speaking in schools and universities to educate on the issues of dating violence and sexting; I have spoken in churches about anxiety and depression; and I have presented at corporations and conferences on the Enneagram. In November of 2009, I became a Certified Anger Resolution Therapist (CART) and have since helped numerous individuals and families overcome anger-related issues. I began studying and growing my understanding of the Enneagram in the fall of 2016. In March 2019 I received certification in the Enneagram Spectrum Training with Dr. Jerry Wagner. I completed basic training in EMDR in 2020.
I am a member of the Texas Counseling Association.
On days I am out of the office, I enjoy traveling with my husband, spending meaningful time with my daughter, reading, running, and savoring a good cup of coffee with friends.