About: I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Board Certified Registered Art Therapist specializing in Mindfulness-based approaches to psychotherapy and art therapy. I maintain a private practice in a working art studio in Boulder, Colorado.
My 20+ years of professional experience in the human services field includes work with people experiencing a variety of emotional and mental health issues, trauma, developmental disabilities, stress, grief and loss, neurological impairments and other medical conditions including chronic pain and terminal illness. My personal experience includes decades of consistent, dedicated meditation practice. I am committed to a path of ongoing personal inquiry and growth through engagement in creative process and contemplative practice. You are invited to visit my art page at www.108Lotuses.com
Education and Credentials: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Board Certified Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC), Master's Degree in Transpersonal Counseling Psychology and Art Therapy from Naropa University, Bachelor's Degree in English & Education, from State University of New York College at New Paltz, NYS Teaching Certification in N-6 (Expired), NYS Teaching Certification in Art Education (Expired).
Additional Training and Continuing Education: Mindfulness Meditation Instructor Training, Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction, EMDR Level II, Treatment of Trauma, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Hospice End-of-Life Care, Integrating Spirit and Care Giving, Buddhist Psychology
I am committed to ongoing professional development. I've completed post-grad trainings on a wide variety of topics including psychosis, anxiety disorders, depression and other mood disorders, suicidal behaviors and self-harm.