I am a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) in the state of Washington (LH60835736). My educational background is in counseling psychology (M.A., The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology) and human learning/development (B.A., Maryville College, Maryville, TN).
I have 13 years clinical experience in a range of settings including community mental health, psychiatric inpatient treatment, crisis intervention services with youth and families, and counseling and case management with first-generation immigrants and refugees. My prior professional background is in PreK – 12 education.
I engage in continuing education and professional consultation at The Center for Object Relations (COR, centerforobjectrelations.org), Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study (The Alliance, nwaps.org), and elsewhere.