EDUCATION

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (License #MG 60584509) in the state of Washington. I received my Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University. Additionally, I received my Medical Family Therapy Certificate from Seattle Pacific University and have experience working within the healthcare system. I have completed Level 3 Training in Gottman Method Couples Therapy and often use Gottman Method Couples Therapy in my work with couples. I am a member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.

In addition to my training as a mental health therapist, I am a Certified Disability Management Specialist and have almost a decade of experience working with disabled and injured workers. This has included providing vocational rehabilitation counseling and career services as well as collaborating with providers in the healthcare system.

EXPERIENCE

Couples Support Manager, The Gottman Institute, 2017 to present

Medical Family Therapist, Swedish Hospital Lytle Center, 2015 to 2016

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern, Sound Mental Health, 2013 to 2015

Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, Nelco Rehabilitation Associates, 2009 to present

areas of focus

  • Anxiety

  • Career Counseling

  • Chronic Pain

  • Depression

  • Empowering adolescents

  • Family Conflict

  • Marital and Premarital

  • Parenting

  • Peer Relationships

  • Perinatal mood disorders

  • Transition to parenthood

  • Self Esteem

  • Stress

  • Women's Issues