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Personal Statement

For as long as I can remember, I have known that helping people improve and heal is something that I am passionate about. I believe that my life experiences have prepared me to offer compassionate, empathetic, and therapeutic services to help individuals make lifelong changes. I strive to create an environment where my clients feel safe and supported in order to explore their issues and achieve their stated goals. I have worked in variety of therapeutic settings that include substance abuse, familial issues, and complex trauma.  I believe that, as human beings, people have the need for deep connections and that healing happens in safe and judgment free environment.

Who I Serve

I work with adolescents and adults in both individual and group settings.  I have experience working with individuals coping with depression, anxiety, addictions, complex trauma, and mood disorders.

Specialty Treatment Areas

  • Substance use disorders
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Group therapy
  • Mood disorders
  • Military families and Veterans

Additional Treatment Areas

  • Grief/Loss
  • Work/career stress
  • Self-esteem
  • Adolescent issues
  • Emotional intelligence and regulation
  • Trauma recovery

Theoretical Approach

I work with you to identify and establish goals that are Specific, Measureable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. I utilize CBT, education, individual sessions, and group therapy that focus on the link between thoughts, behavior, and emotions.

I am bilingual in English and Spanish.

Insurance Networks

  • Private pay
  • Aetna
  • BCBS PPO
  • Optum/UBH

Education/Certifications

  • Licensed Social Worker in the State of Illinois
  • Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CADC) in Illinois
  • Master of Social Work, DePaul University, Chicago IL
  • B.A. from Ashford University, Clinton, IA

Affiliations/Memberships

  • National Association of Social Workers
  • Illinois Association of Behavioral Health