Experiencing therapy can be extremely rewarding and life-changing; I also understand that beginning the journey of treatment can be intimidating. I strive to provide a warm and empathetic space where patients feel comfortable exploring and working through their personal struggles. I am passionate about helping patients develop a deeper understanding and awareness of their thought patterns and behaviors. Through this sense of awareness creates an opportunity for acceptance and change, allowing my patients to live more purposeful and rewarding lives.
I view therapy as a collaborative process where I provide expertise as a psychologist and the patient brings their own experience and truth.
I received my bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and completed my master’s degree in psychology at American University in Washington, DC. I then moved to Portland, OR where I completed my master’s and doctoral degrees in clinical psychology from Pacific University. My predoctoral internship and postdoctoral residency were completed at the Washington State University Student Counseling center in Pullman, WA.