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About Me

I believe in the restorative power of counseling, and I am passionate about supporting others along their life journey through their stress and struggles toward their desired goals.  It is always my goal to provide an individualized approach with a warm, empathic style.  I seek to build a solid therapeutic relationship in which clients can feel safe, be authentic, and experience personalized growth, all on their own accord.

I am a full-time professor in the Graduate School for Counseling at Messiah University, and I do outpatient therapy part-time. My background includes a variety of clinical experiences including residential treatment, family therapy, wraparound services, and school counseling. 



Bachelor of Science, Psychology, Messiah College, 2009

Masters of Education, School Counseling, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 2012

Doctorate of Education, Counselor Education & Supervision, Shippensburg University, 2021

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC; PA), #PC008006, 2015 (Click here to verify good standing.)

National Board Certified Counselor (NCC), 2013

National Board Certified School Counselor (NCSC), 2020

K-12 PA Certified School Counselor, 2012

Serving Central PA in counseling and school counseling since 2012

Professional Memberships & Affiliations:

American Counseling Association (ACA)

Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA)

National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (ACES)

North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education & Supervision (NARACES)

American School Counseling Association (ASCA)

Pennsylvania School Counseling Association (PSCA)

Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) | Counseling International Honor Society

Thank you for considering me as a possible counselor for you or a loved one!
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