Me as a Human - I am a mother of 2 children, 2 step children and 2 grandchildren (hopefully more!). I enjoy living a healthy lifestyle that includes outdoor activities (biking, golf, running, & swimming). I strongly believe in supporting opportunities for small business and self-employment. Through my work, I hope to foster encouragement that leads to higher self-esteem, stronger relationships, and healthy communities.
M.A - Applied Psychology and Counselor Education - University of Northern Colorado
B.A. - Applied Sociology Childhood & Youth / Legal Studies
I earned my LPC from the State of Colorado after completing an Internship at Excelsior Youth Center a residential treatment center for adolescent females in Aurora. I also completed 2000 supervised clinical hours of practice in combination at Griffith Centers for Children, Eagle County Department of Human Services, and Advocates for Victims of Assault.
I completed additional training through Noeticus for Addiction treatment and Clinical Supervision, using Motivational Interviewing techniques. I completed 2000 supervised clinical hours under supervision through Employee Assistance Programs in Summit County, providing counseling for employees of the Breckenridge Ski Area.
I completed additional coursework for the treatment of Anxiety (OCD, Panic, Phobia, Social Anxiety) & Depression through the Beck Institute. Currently, I am working on my Certification of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
I earned my Certification in Career Counseling (CCC) after completing an extensive class offered by the National Career Development Association followed by rigerous testing and publication in the NCDA Journal.
Volunteerism: Job Corps, Advocates, CASA, Dillon Community Church, Summit County Animal Shelter, Good Will, and Partners.