As a Love First Certified Clinical Interventionist and Psychotherapist, I treat individuals struggling w/ addiction and provide support for their families during the healing process. Having worked in a variety of settings including medical detox, residential, partial hospitalization (PHP) and intensive outpatient (IOP) levels of care, I incorporate a strengths-based approach & utilize evidenced-based therapies including CBT, DBT, ACT and Motivational Interviewing. With over a decade of experience working in the addiction field utilizing empathy and humor and been intensively trained in a variety of modalities to ensure personalized treatment. Intervened on dozens, helping transition clients to appropriate LOC / individualized care.
With empathy and a sincere interest in the well-being of others, I provide authentic, sincere care – with humor. Present oriented, I adhere to healthy boundaries maintenance and appreciate the importance of culture utilizing psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive, humanistic and integrative therapies.
Trainings and Credentials
LCSW in Illinois
Love First Certified Clinical Interventionist
Trained by Jeff and Debra Jay, Love First – similar to Johnson model
Types of Interventions