I am a licensed professional counselor (LPC) in the District of Columbia and in Maryland (LCPC). I have been working with individuals struggling with life stresses and mental health problem for the past 15 years – in Chicago, Washington DC, and now Maryland.
For many years, I have been working with adults by helping them in overcoming challenges with anxiety, depression, addictions, trauma and grief. I am passionate about helping, coaching, mentoring young adults/ young professionals and highly experienced in clinical supervising. I also have extensive experience/knowledge/ skill in supervising masters level clinicians across all major clinical/diagnostic domains.
Certifications & Training:
As a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional I am able to offer a wide range of services to assist individual in coping with PTSD, and grief and loss.
Illness Management and Recovery (IMR) is a curriculum that a specially trained mental health practitioner uses to help people to develop personal strategies for coping with mental illness and moving forward with their life. As people gain more mastery over their symptoms, they gain more control over their lives and become better able to realize their vision of recovery.
Mental Health First Aid specialist is able to offer timely and critical care to a person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The specialist helps the person identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illnesses and substance use disorders.
Trauma Informed Care involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of all types of trauma. It also emphasizes physical, psychological and emotional safety for both consumers and providers, and helps survivors rebuild a sense of control and empowerment.
- Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
- Master of Arts in Applied Clinical Psychology
- Spalding University, Louisville, KY
- University of Delhi, New Delhi, India
- American Counseling Association
- DC Mental Health Counselor Association