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Anchor 1


10 years clinical experience, 20+ years working with youth, adults, and families 

Treating individuals with behavioral, emotional, psychological, and addiction issues

Case management, assessment, crisis intervention, utilization review

Youth, adult, family,  and group counseling 

Licenses & Certifications


  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor LH60409898

  • Chemical Dependency Professional CP 60628622


 active member of the American Counseling Association (ACA).









Associated Behavioral Health Care, Seattle WA                                             2/2016-current
Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Counselor
  • Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Counseling  

  • Chemical Dependency assessment and level of care placement

  • Chemical Dependency Groups

  • Case Management 


Evergreen Health Monroe Recovery Center,  Monroe, WA                           3/2015 - 2/2016 
Admission Specialist
  • Risk assessment and crisis intervention 

  • Chemical Dependency assessment and level of care placement

  • Group Art Therapy

  • Insurance authorization and utilization review 


Fairfax Hospital, Kirkland, WA                                                                        12/2011 - 3/2015
Intake Clinician, Clinical Therapist
  • Acute psychiatric assessment and crisis intervention

  • Hospital admission, service referral, and patient services

  • Insurance authorization and utilization review

  • Care coordination with emergency room and community care liaisons

  • Continued care coordination with treatment team

  • Adolescent and adult individual, group, and family counseling 

  • Group Art Therapy 

  • Chemical Dependency Assessment  


Sound Mental Health, Child and Family Services East, Bellevue, WA       9/2010 - 8/2011 
Community Based and On-Site Intern Clinician
  • Individual, family, and group counseling

  • Maintained clinical caseload 

  • Case management and crisis intervention

  • Creative art therapies and evidence-based therapeutic interventions

  • Coordinated treatment with service resources, school staff, and case workers

  • Assessment, client diagnosis, treatment plans, case records, and client reviews

  • Case consultation with supervisor, department team, and psychiatrist



Riverview School District, Carnation, WA                           
 2/2008 - 8/2010
Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program, ECEAP
Assistant Teacher and Special Education Aide
  • Provided individual emotional, behavior, and learning guidance

  • Specialized in assisting children diagnosed with developmental disabilities

  • Coordinated supportive family services for low income families

  • Instructed violence prevention, emotional responsiveness, and stranger awareness curriculum


Pottery and Art Studio, Duvall, WA                          
 1997 - 2011
Owner, Artist, and Art Teacher
  • Art and pottery classes for adults, families, and children

  • Sales, marketing, management, community outreach 










Bellevue College, Bellevue WA        2011 - 2014

Alcohol and Drug Counseling Program


Argosy University, Seattle WA        graduated 8/2011

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology


Antioch University, Seattle WA      graduated 9/2008

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology






Art and Mindfulness; Yoga Therapy for Depression and Anxiety; Neuroscience for Clinicians; Anxiety Disorders; Medical Marijuana and other Cannabinoids; Assessing, Treating, and Managing Suicidal Clients; Trauma Treatment; Difficult and Defiant Adolescents; Human Trafficking and Exploitation; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Ethics for Counselors; Suicide and Mutilation: Stopping the Pain; The Power of Mindfulness; Using the DSM -5; Childhood Obesity; Art Therapy: Addressing Anxiety and Depression; Veterans Trauma Training; Early Childhood Learning and Brain Development; De-escalation and Physical Safety Training; Autism Spectrum Disorder; Healing Children Through Art Therapy










Snoqualmie Behavioral Health, Carnation, WA                     
 5/2006 - 9/2007
  • Promoted strengthening families and community 

  • Assisted weekly culture day activities


Hopelink, Carnation, WA                                 
 9/2004 - 8/2005
  • Taught weekly after school art classes

  • Coordinated summer art show


Sanctuary Art Center, Art Center for Street Involved Youth, Seattle, WA  3/2003 - 3/2004
  • Provided weekly guided art instruction 

  • Fostered participants self-expression in creative art processes

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