I am a native of NYC and have lived in Pennsylvania for the past 22+ years. I earned my Masters Degree in counseling from Immaculata University and a BA in communications from Brooklyn College. Staying current in this field is important so I attend many workshops and conferences throughout the year. I have trained in relationship counseling, dual diagnosis, trauma treatment, crisis counseling and grief and loss, anxiety and depression treament.
I have always enjoyed the work I do because I am able to help people make a difference in their lives. We are all complex works in progress. Our unique experiences, wants, goals, needs, family backgrounds, cultures and genetics create the tapestry that is our lives. Each of us needs to be heard and understood and met with genuine care and interest so that we can address issues and roadblocks to happiness. I help people examine their thinking, give honest feedback and perspective and guide them towards their goals.
Some of my interests are individual counseling, parenting skills and relationship counseling, brain injury and neuroscience. The professional organizations I am a member of are the Brain Injury Association of Pa, the Pennsylvania Counseling Association and the American Counseling Association.
Throughout my years of work, I have found that I am always learning from the people who come to my office. Working in the field has been a gift and I hope to always give back for that opportunity.