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I graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) and was selected for Who's Who of Universities Nationwide. I earned a Master of Science degree from Our Lady of the Lake University in Individual, Family and Couple's Psychotherapy.
I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy- Associate (LMFT-A).
I have experience as a mental health therapist working in outpatient residential treatment centers, sexual assault and domestic violence crisis centers, community counseling centers, elementary and high schools and now in private practice. I am a published author in the areas of stress and exercise, as well as, with Veterans in adapting and overcoming various life stressors... I provide individualized treatment plans incorporating exercise and nutrition with mental healing, resiliency, and strength for depression, anxiety, anger management, post-traumatic stress, etc. I work with couples, Veterans, individuals and families.
I have been a member of the Armed Forces for over 19 years working in the medical field as a medic, surgical technologist, and a radiologic technologist. I continue to serve as a Healthcare Administrative Assistant with the additional duties of a Sexual Harassment & Assault Response Prevention (SHARP) Advocate and as an Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) Responder.
I am a mother. I am a military spouse. I am a pet owner. I am Christian. I am a Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) with the Exercise is Medicine credential. I enjoy hiking, backpacking, canoeing... basically anything that is adventurous and gets my heart pumping.