Professional Profile

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  • Trauma / Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):

Sexual Assault and Abuse, Childhood Abuse, Bullying, Domestic Violence, Military Trauma, Other Traumas

  • Mental Health Issues:

Mood disorders, Anxiety disorders, Dissociative disorders, Personality disorders

  • Life Transitions and Personal Growth:

Relationships, Divorce, Troubled Teens, Loss and Mourning. Identity Exploration, Self-Esteem, Creative Expression, Empowerment

Education and Training

  • Illinois School of Professional Psychology – M.A. in Clinical Psychology
  • C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago  – Clinical Training Program, 2 years
  • Womencare Counseling  – Advanced Trauma Training and Consultation Group, 7 years
  • DePaul University – Family and Divorce Mediation
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Illinois  – Collaborative Divorce
  • Illinois Coalition Against Sexual Assault (ICASA) – Sexual Assault Counselor Training
  • Illinois Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ICADV) – Domestic Violence Training

Professional Experience

  • Psychotherapist in private practice and at community agencies: individual and group therapy with adults and adolescents
  • Intake counselor at a major mental health hospital
  • Provide clinical supervision to other therapists and graduate students
  • Training presentations at graduate schools and other professionals on treating trauma survivors and collaborative divorce
  • Relevant corporate experience: recruiting, mentoring, career development, and coaching during merger and outsourcing