I have over 20 years of experience working in the Behavioral Health-Care field. I have worked in a residential placement, inpatient and outpatient hospital, a college counseling center, as well as a non-profit agency. I have been in private practice since 2001. My private practice is certified by the Indiana Division of Mental Health and Addiction as an Outpatient Addiction Services Provider.


I received a Master Degree in Social Work from Indiana University in Indianapolis, earned PhD Degree in Education from Indiana University in Bloomington, and a Master Degree in Linguistics . I am a licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addiction Counselor, and Indiana Certified Addiction Counselor Level II. I am a member of the National Association of Addiction Professionals, member of the National Association of Social Workers, and member of the Indiana Association for Addiction Professionals.