I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and behavior analyst. I have experience working with adults and children with PTSD, anxiety, depression, and behavior problems. I have uniquely trained to work with children and adults with an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis, Level 1 to address things getting in the way of them achieving their goals.
I believe that the way we act as an adult or child helps us get our needs met. Unfortunately, sometimes this works to get immediate needs met but does not help us to reach our long-term goals, or to build healthier relationships. My goal as a counselor is to help clients learn healthier ways to get needs met and to connect with others. Sometimes this involves addressing past negative experiences or changing our relationship with our thoughts or feelings so we can act differently. *I am trained in EMDR, CBT, and ACT. I do not currently provide ABA therapy or practice under my LBA license/BCBA credential but I do integrate behavioral therapies into counseling when needed.
*Therapies like CBT, ACT, and EMDR are not strictly behavior-analytic in nature and are not covered by my BACB credential. The therapies listed above are evidence-based and in my scope of practice under my LMHC license.
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- Association for Contextual Behavior Sciences (ACBS)
- Washington Association for Behavior Analysis (WABA)
- Association for Professional Behavior Analysts (APBA)