Job Title :
Areas of Treatment :
Complex Trauma, DBT, CBT
Practice Name :
New York, 10128 United States
Practice Website :
Years in Practice :
Areas of Expertise :
Trauma, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Complex Trauma
Siena College, BSW; New York University, MSW
Year Graduated :
Board Certification :
Faculty Appointments :
- In house training for individuals
How do you try to make a difference in the lives of your patients?
I truly believe in the human capacity for growth and change. My passion is working with children, adolescents and adults to help navigate the challenges associated with complex trauma, self-identity, and cultivating confidence in order to help people achieve full lives. I provide a safe, non-judgmental place where people can explore and understand their trauma so they can heal. I take the time to make the most accurate diagnosis so that my clients are empowered to participate in and guide their treatment so that their individual needs are met.
Professional Society Memberships :
National Association of Social Workers, Phi Alpha Honor Society
Honors and Awards :
- MVP of the Year for the Mental Health Department from Union Settlement, 2015
- Editing Assistant; Domestic Violence and Child Custody; Legal Strategies and Policy Issues (2010). Civic Research Institute. Kingston, NJ
- Editor & Contributor; Clinical Practice and Documentation Manual (2012). Saguaro Management Services, Raleigh, NC.
Teaching and Speaking :
I conduct training on risk assessment, competent social work practice, and clinical documentation (including agency-wide policy manuals). I have provided training on NYS and federal requirements governing clinical practice, and I provide collaboration on complex cases requiring special clinical attention.
Philanthropic Initiatives :
Her personal pet was a therapy dog and she would visit the VA, nursing homes, hospitals and college campuses with the dog. She would participate in Read to Dogs program, where children who struggled with reading would read to the dogs to improve their reading skills.
Attributes Success To:
Her passion for the field, her strong work ethic which she received from her mother.
Doing things in NY city, Hanging out with her friends, Visiting her nieces and nephews