EXPERIENCE: Over 18+ years of experience in the mental health and substance abuse fields combined. Worked with all ages as young as five-years-old through the 90's. Worked in various settings including inpatient, outpatient, school based and residential. Treated a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, ADHD, anger management, marital issues, and general behavioral problems. Worked in Emergency Services for 5.5 years assisting with evaluations to determine need for hospitalization and/or referrals for outpatient care.
CREDENTIALS: Licensed to practice in North Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia. Credentials include: Licensed professional Counselor (NC, GA, VA), Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (GA, VA), Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (NC, VA), Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor (GA), Certified Clinical Supervisor (NC, GA, VA), Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (NC), and Licensed Substance Abuse Treatment Professional (VA).
EDUCATION: Master's Degree in Community Counseling with specialization in Chemical Dependency Counseling, obtained in 2002. Bachelor's degree in Sociology with minor in psychology, obtained in 1998. Doctoral candidate: Counselor Education and Supervision program.