I am a licensed clinical social worker specializing in individual, couples and family therapy to provide mental health services. I am in private practice and operate as an independent practitioner located at 2364 N. Hwy 287 Suite 101 in Mansfield Texas in the Transitions Counseling and Case Management offices. Transitions Counseling and Case Management is a shared space arrangement of counselors in Mansfield. Each therapist is recognized as an independent practitioner; there is no partnership, legal or implied.
I am licensed by the State of Texas to provide mental health services. My clinical degree is the Masters of Science in Social Work. I have practiced social work for over 10 years, working in nonprofit agencies providing services to at risk adolescents and their families. Since 2006, I have worked as a therapist at an acute psychiatric hospital and as the director of an outpatient programs for adults (19 & up) with mental health and and chemical dependency issues . I work with adults and adolescents providing:
- Individual Therapy
- Family Therapy
- Relationship Counseling
- Group Therapy
As an interactive, cognitive behavioral therapist, my treatment approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients find solutions to address current life challenges as well as long standing issues.
Using a variety of techniques in a comfortable and supportive atmosphere, I offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each of my clients's individual needs to help attain the personal growth they are committedd to accomplishing. Together with each client, I work to develop strengths, identify purpose, and achieve life goals.
Education: University of Texas at Austin, BS Elementary Education, University of Texas Arlington, Master of Science Social Work (MSSW)
Licensure: Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Professional Memberships/Award: NASW TexasNASW Texas, Social Worker of the Year- 2004