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I am providing, for individuals and communities, the opportunity to experience as much as I can provide them, from the sum of my experience and training, to be used to aid them in any way they wish to succeed.

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Clinical Therapist. Four Oaks PMIC

May 2017 - present


Conduct individual psychotherapy for clients and families in a residential Psychiatric Mental Institute for Children (PMIC) setting and provide clinical leadership in treatment planning and execution in the milieu.



School Counseling Intern. Hansen Elem.

Aug. 2016 - May 2017


Provide counseling, support, and resources to students and staff in individual and group settings. Teach inter- and intra-personal skills in the classroom setting on topics such as coping skills, distress tolerance, assertive communication, and self-esteem building. Create materials and pedagogical contributions for the implementation of trauma sensitive practices in the school environment


Instructor. Expressions Dance Studio

April 2015 - present


Train students, of a wide age range, in several genres of dance, vocal music, and instrumental study.


BHIS Provider. Counseling & Family Centered Services

May 2014 - May 2016


Vocal Music Instructor. Turkey Valley Comm. School

Aug 2011 - May 2014


License & Training

Licensed Masters of Social Work

K-8/7-12 Standard Teaching, IA


Trauma Informed Care

Interpersonal Neurobiology


Adlerian Play Therapy

Attachment Focused Family Tx.

LGBTQ Affirmative Counseling

Art in Therapy


Ntl Assoc. of Social Workers

Clinical Social Workers Assoc.

American Counseling Assoc.

American Psychological Assoc.

Assoc. for Play Therapy

University of Northern Iowa. Masters of Social Work

2015 - 2017


Trauma Informed Practice. 4.00

Effectiveness of expressive arts therapy interventions in reducing youth suicide in rural communities.



Wartburg College. Bachelors of Music Education

2007 - 2011


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