• I am a Pennsylvania Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a Masters in Social Work from West Chester University, and Bachelors in Social Work from Eastern University. 

  • I have over 8 years of experience as a behavioral specialist and child therapist. I have worked in outpatient therapy including child therapy, family therapy, and group therapy. as well as BHRS/wraparound in home/community/school based therapy and consultations. I have worked with children with Anxiety, Depression, Autism, ADHD, developmental delays, Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), disruptive behaviors, and other concerns. 

  • Additionally I have experience as a babysitter/nanny, preschool Sunday School teacher, kids camp leader, postpartum doula, foster care social worker, and Early Intervention social worker. 

  • I specialize in working with preschool and young elementary school age children, although I also have experience with middle and high school students and college students for therapy services. Using a variety of behavioral therapy techniques and creative interventions tailored to the child's interests, I teach children how to follow directions, make friends, and increase appropriate communication. I also consult with parents and teachers to teach them how to provide interventions to work on child's behaviors. 

Sometimes having a good relationship with someone is more important than being right
— Patience
Medicine can’t fix defiance, or teach Social Skills.
— Patience
If we change our negative thoughts to positive, then we’ll feel happier and have better behavior
— Patience
Don’t let other people’s issues affect your happiness- It’s not your problem!
— Patience
If you can’t change the situation, you can change yourself (how you think or feel about it)
— Patience