• Bachelor of Sciences, Psychology, Geneva College, 2007
  • Master of Arts, Mental Health Counseling, Geneva College, 2009
  • Doctorate of Psychology, Clinical Psychology (Primary Care Psychology Concentration), Forest Institute of Professional Psychology, 2014
Practice Experience:
  • HealthPoint, Community Health Centers, BH Resident (2013)
  • CWFM, Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014)
Philosophy of Care:
  • Coming from a Bio-Psycho-Social perspective (using the most up-to-date science), I help patients adopt new strategies to improve their overall health and live life in a meaningful way
  • Therapeutic Orientation: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy principles (“ACT”), a type of cognitive behavioral strategy that utilizes acceptance, mindfulness, and values interventions
Medical Interests:
  • Chronic disease management
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Primary Care Behavioral Health
Personal Interests/Hobbies:
  • Playing and watching sports
  • Proud “parent” of two very loved bearded dragons
  • Love being in nature and seeing wildlife
  • Raised in Youngstown, OH; Lived in PNW since 2013