About ME

I was born, raised, and educated in SC. I have been employed by Crossroads since 2005. I earned an Educational Specialist degree (EdS advanced graduate degree) in Counselor Education with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of South Carolina in 2004. I also have undergraduate degrees from Columbia International University and North Greenville College. As a Licensed Professional Counselor in SC, , I am paneled with various insurance companies includeing Blue Cross, Blue Choice, APS, and TriCare. I also work with employee assistance programs, I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist/Intern and am still completing supervision hours necessary for full licensure in that area. My previous counseling work includes the USC Counseling and Human Development Center, Epworth Childrens’ Home, and volunteer experience with the SC Alliance on Mental Illness and TeenCentral.net. I also did an internship with the Department of Health and Human Services program on healthy marriage initiatives. As a counselor, I seek to help clients have healthy fulfilling lives and relationships. I am equipped to assist clients with serious mental health issues, as well as difficult life transitions or relationship concerns. I work with various client populations, including those experiencing depression, anxiety, physical health concerns, grief, trauma related issues, and school or workplace issues. I work with adolescents, adults, couples, and families. I am most passionate about relationship issues and how other life stressors impact the quality of people’s relationships.