COUNSELING DIRECTOR, M.A., LPC-I | EMDR TRAINED | TBRI EDUCATOR
I am a compassionate connector and genuinely value the honor of being a well-equipped traveling companion on your journey to discover abundant life. I begin by connecting with clients before helping them connect with God, themselves, and others. I have experienced first-hand the struggle of life, in a broken world, with broken relationships. My confidence is grounded in my personal experience of hope, through a relationship with God, and is empowered by my extensive professional training in counseling.
I have been working with children and families for over a decade and began my journey as an adoptive sister, mother, and ministry leader. As an LPC-Intern, my training and experience have expanded to include specialized treatment tools and modalities including, EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), Play Therapy, Sandtray, mindfulness tools, and TBRI (Trust-based Relational Intervention). I incorporate expressive and spiritual techniques and specialize in the treatment of attachment, trauma, abuse, anxiety, depression, and grief. I am excited to lead a team of counselors at Apollos Center and serve as a full-time staff member of Fairfield Baptist Church.
My most important life role is a mother to 8 children through birth and adoption (2 in heaven and 6 with me). I enjoy the beauty of God through His creation and you will often find me either kayaking on the water or hiking in the woods.