With over 15 years of experience in the mental health field, I’ve cultivated a philosophy of care that integrates diverse therapeutic modalities to foster genuine self-understanding and acceptance in my clients. From community mental health to acute care crisis stabilization units, I’ve honed my skills in providing comprehensive and compassionate care to individuals facing diverse challenges. While in Kentucky, my work as a director of a clinic utilizing Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services with family units, I’ve gained invaluable insight into the dynamics of behavior and the importance of tailored interventions. My commitment to promoting equity and inclusion is evident through my involvement in diversity and inclusion committees, where I’ve championed equitable services and confronted biases when working with LGBTQIA+ and BIPOC communities.

Advocacy is at the core of my practice, as I tirelessly advocate for the rights of Neurodiverse, gender-diverse, BIPOC and queer individuals, ensuring their voices are heard and their needs are addressed with sensitivity and respect. Serving diverse populations spanning ages 2 to 50+ with co-morbid diagnoses underscores my versatility and adaptability in tailoring interventions to meet unique needs. Alongside my graduate training in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, I’ve also completed training and supervision to become a behavior analyst, equipping me with specialized knowledge and skills to address complex behavioral challenges.

Incorporating my extensive clinical experience into my approach, I provide clients with a comprehensive framework for healing and growth. I integrate a range of therapeutic modalities, including CBT, ACT, existential theory, behavioral analytic theory and somatic practices, offering clients a multifaceted approach to understanding and accepting their emotional responses and needs.

Moreover, I leverage humor, compassion and empathy as essential tools for creating a vulnerable environment and promoting psychological safety. My adept use of humor fosters connection and eases tensions, while my compassion and empathy create a sense of trust and acceptance. By actively listening and validating their feelings, I communicate a deep understanding and validation of their experiences, empowering clients to embrace their authenticity and embark on a journey of self-discovery and growth.

“Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom.” ? Viktor E. Frankl

When I am not reading clinical research you can find me painting, reading fantasy novels, or dancing on a mountain with my 2 dogs and beautiful wife.


Monday: 7:30am - 5pm
Tuesday: 7:30am - 5pm
Wednesday: 7:30am - 5pm
Thursday: 7:30am - 5pm
Friday: 7:30am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8am - 5pm
Tuesday: 8am - 5pm
Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
Thursday: 8am - 5pm
Friday: 8am - 5pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

Qualifications and experience

Mental Health and Behavior, Mental Health and Behavior - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity, Mental Health and Behavior - Depression, Mental Health and Behavior - Mood and Anxiety, Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
Languages spoken
Master of Arts
Eastern Kentucky University (2014)

Board Certification
Certification Agency Specialty Year
Clinical interest for patients
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Self-esteem
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Parent Training
  • Behavioral issues
  • Neurochemistry and Psychoeducation
  • Compassion fatigue
  • Co-morbidity
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Mood Disorders
  • Multicultural Concerns
  • Post-traumatic Stress
  • Prejudice and Discrimination
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)
  • Self-Harm
  • Self-Love
  • Sexuality
  • Women's Issues
  • Neurodiversity
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