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Specialties & Experience

General Specialties: Mental Health and Psychology

Specialty Focus: Sexual Abuse/Trauma Counseling for Children, Sexual Abuse/Trauma Counseling for Adolescents, Sexual Abuse/Trauma Counseling for Adults, Play Therapy

Education: Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Counseling, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Master of Arts in Christian Education, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Bachelor of Arts in English, Auburn University

Years in Practice: 13


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Owner and founder of Gulf Coast Therapy Works, LLC in Fairhope, AL. A Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Alabama and also a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Florida. A Registered Play Therapist with the Association for Play Therapy and also a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional with the International Association of Trauma Professionals. Trained to use EMDR with adults and children. Has been a referral source for the FBI since 2017. Trained with Survivors of Sexual Trauma and with play therapy while in graduate school, starting in December of 2002. Served six years as the lead therapist at the Gulf Coast Kids House, which is the child advocacy center in Pensacola, FL, with the Sexual/Physical Abuse Treatment Program. Primary area of specialization is in trauma recovery counseling with children and teenagers, as well as adults.