Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Masters of Arts, Counseling Psychology, August 2006 – June 2009
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI
Bachelors of Science, Psychology, September 2002 – April 2006
Limited Licensed Psychologist, State of Michigan
Behavior Health Partners, Grand Rapids, MI, February 2010 – Present
Currently providing children and adolescent’s with mental health therapy services for those diagnosed with Anxiety, ADHD, Depression, behavior problems at home and school, Defiant Disorders; in addition to performing ADHD testing and assessments.
Supervised by Dr. Christie Nutkins PhD.
Cherry Street Health Services Leonard Street Counseling, Grand Rapids, MI Sept 2014 – present
Currently providing Assessment, Treatment Planning, and Therapy to adult and adolescent clients with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and trauma diagnosis; using multiple therapies including Cognitive Behavioral, and Motivational Interviewing. Supervised by Rebecca London LMSW, CAADC.
Recovery Management Therapist
Cherry Street Health Services Leonard Street Counseling, Grand Rapids, MI April 2012 – present
Currently providing substance use disorder clients with necessary resources in order to cope with symptoms of substance use and co-occurring disorders in order to achieve recovery and stable environments. Providing BiopsychoSocial Assessments, Person Centered Planning, and coping skills from multiple therapies including Cognitive Behavioral, and Motivational Interviewing. Supervised by Rebecca London LMSW, CAADC.
Touchstone innovare, Grand Rapids, MI, May 2010 – April 2012
Provided mental health clients with necessary resources in order to cope with symptoms of mental illness including Schizophrenia, Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar, Substance Abuse, and Personality Disorders. Providing Psycho Social Assessments, Person Centered Planning, and coping skills from multiple therapies including Cognitive Behavioral, Dialectical Behavioral, and Motivational Interviewing. Supervised by Mark Sanford L.L.P.
Clinical Intern Practicum
Barry County Community Mental Health, Hastings, MI Jan – Jun 2009
Served as an outpatient clinician to adults dealing with life difficulties from experiencing Depression, Anxiety Disorders, Bipolar, and PTSD; providing evaluations, consultations, and coping skills. Also, provided Anger Management group classes to adults as a co-facilitator. Supervised by Scott Kerby L.L.P. and Dr. Selig Ph.D.
Residential Care Provider
Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services, Grand Rapids, MI, May 2007 – October 2009
Provided adolescents dealing with mental health issues of Schizophrenia, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorders, Bipolar, Anxiety, and Depression with social skills acquisition, daily living responsibilities, and coping skills; in order to more appropriately interact with others and behave in society.
- American Psychological Association