Attended University of Redlands studying Sociology and Psychology. Completed BA in Psychology at CSUSB and a Masters in Social work in 2011 at CSUSB.
10 Years Child Protective Services social service worker in emergency response, court dependency, family reunification programs. Additionally tasked as an investigator of physical/ sexual abuse. I was later a law enforcement task force agent in Coachella Valley. My professional career includes being a sworn deputy probation officer, clinical therapist in a co-occurring residential setting, clinical manager, program director, and director of behavioral services in both for profit and nonprofit settings. Most recently, clinical site director of a psychiatric urgent care in Palm Springs area. My areas of specialization include: complex trauma, depression, addictions and recently I completed a neuroscience assessment program at UC Berkley in 2018. My approach to the work of journeying with others is to evoke healthier functioning by understanding your experience, context of life stages, relationships we participate in, and your goals towards balance.
Practicing locations :HemetRedlandsMoreno ValleyPalm Desert