Areas of Knowledge:

  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Genderqueer Affirmative
  • Coming Out issues
  • The Transitioning Process for Transgender/Genderqueer Individuals
  • Relationships and Intimacy
  • Co-Dependency
  • Non-monogamous Relationships and Polyamory
  • Sex Work
  • Kink Aware and Accepting
  • Recovery and/or Harm Reduction from Substance Use/Addiction
  • Concerns of Families/Partners of Substance Users
  • Sex and Love Addiction/Compulsion
  • Depression and Anxiety
  • Grief and Loss
  • Trauma
  • Dissociation
  • Physical Fitness for Health and Wellness
  • Personal Training (Specialties in Cardiovascular Training and Corrective Exercise)

Experience:

  • Addictions Psychotherapist
    • Whitman Walker Clinic Addiction Services (2015-Present)
  • ACT Team Leader
    • Pathways to Housing (2014-2015)
  • Forensic Psychotherapist
    • Sharper Future (2014)
  • Addictions Psychotherapist
    • Whitman Walker Clinic Addiction Services(2007 - 2013)
  • Mental Health Counselor and Acting Clinical Supervisor
    • The Lambda Center (2004-2005)
    • The Psychiatric Institute of Washington(2005 - 2007)
  • Group Counselor
    • The Center for Post-Traumatic and Dissociative Disorders (2004-2007)
    • The Psychiatric Institute of Washington (2006-2007)

Education:

Master of Arts/Education Specialist in Community Counseling
James Madison University(2005)

Bachelor of Science in Psychology
James Madison University(2002)

CPT Certified by National Academy of Sports Medicine since 2008