Our first session is a "getting to know you" time. I will ask alot of questions, about your current situation, your history, your background, and your goals. You will have the opportunity to ask questions as well.
My mother was a Social Worker - hearing her stories about helping families in crisis, getting women back on their feet, etc was very inspiring, growing up. I had always been interested in psychology, and how environment and biology impacts behavior. The path for me was organic, I went straight from college to graduate school, studying Clinical Social Work, getting Board Certified in Clinical Social Work (BCD) and attending Emory MiniMedical School, which educated me on the importance of holistic treatment.
The broad accessibility and flexibility of teletherapy is extremely exciting and long overdue! In today's busy world, it only makes sense to offer excellent, high quality Counseling services from the privacy of and convenience of their own home. Unfortunately, stigma is still a reality, in getting help for Behavioral Health issues. My wish us that Teletherapy will help increase understanding and using services, so there will be no stigma.
Workplace issues are a common source of stress and can include interpersonal conflict, communication problems, gossip, harassment, discrimination, low motivation and job satisfaction, performance issues, and poor job fit.
Refers relationship issues with a partner or spouse. Can include issues related to relationship distress, relationship satisfaction, communication, intimacy, etc.
ADHD (Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder) causes a hard time focusing attention and controlling restless or impulsive behavior. People with ADHD might have emotional outbursts, be forgetful, and/or find it difficult to stay organized.
Depression often causes people to feel sad, empty, or hopeless, and can cause a lack of interest in life. It can also affect a person's thinking patterns and physical health.
Designed to help people choose, change, or leave a career at any stage of life. Careers are often wrapped up in people’s perceived identity, therefore, any change can cause anxiety and/or depression.
Grief is a reaction to an emotionally significant loss and often comes with symptoms of depression or anxiety. These symptoms can remain intense and last for a long time after a loss, making it difficult to move forward with a healthy lifestyle.
Social anxiety or social phobia is fear of social situations or a fear of interacting with people other than close friends and family. Social anxiety can be persistent, intense, and debilitating, greatly affecting daily life.
It's normal to experience anger at times, but for some, it becomes so frequent, intense, or difficult to control that it negatively affects their life. Anger management is a structured therapeutic approach toward reducing one’s anger to a point where more appropriate coping and/or conflict management skills are used. Beliefs and thoughts leading toward anger outbursts are explored while healthy coping and interpersonal skills are put into practice.
Young Adults (18-24)
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
BCD (Board Certified Diplomate, Clinical Social Work)
FL, LCSW, SW9187
GA, LCSW, CSW002020
AL, LICSW, 3658C
MSSW University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Graduate of Emory MiniMedical School, Atlanta, GA
I have worked in a variety of settings in my career, and have been fortunate to have had excellent mentors and a broad array of clinical experiences. My work experience has include leading the Admissions team at a psychiatric hospital, evaluating ER patients at medical facilities, program development for inpatient, partial, and outpatient Behavioral Health and Chemical Dependency services, overseeing Behavioral Health managed care services, as well as maintaining a private practice, which is my true passion.
17 Linder Street, Homosassa, 34446, FL