I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Board-Certified Art Therapist, specializing in individual and family therapy. I maintain a private practice in Bend, Oregon in Central Oregon. - through Creative Connections Counseling Services. I have experience in trauma resolution & Healing; adults working through addictive and mental health challenges; current and past abuse and neglect;, neglected and traumatized children, adolescents, and adults - past & present; I assist individuals towards move past and integrating trauma's and blocks of the past to form healthy relationships in the present.
I have over 15 years experience as a Mental Health Provider, having obtained my graduate education at Southwestern College, in Santa Fe, New Mexico - receiving a transpersonal education, and MA in Art Therapy. My education incorporated both clinical & expressive and creative methods of healing.
I am an interactive systems and solution-focused therapist, incorporating a balanced perspective. My therapeutic approach is to provide support to my clients to help them move towards effectively engaging in life in order to achieve success. I provide a compassionate, and authentic presence -- assisting clients to find love in connecting to to their own heart sanctuary.
Education: MA in Art Therapy & Transpersonal Counseling - Santa Fe, New Mexico
License, Certifications & Awards - LPC; ATR-BC
Additional Training Jungian Trained Sandplay Therapy; Experiential Play Therapy; Mindfulness Approaches; Nature-Based Practices
Professional Activities and Memberships American Art Therapy Association
Oregon Friends of Jung
Art Therapy Credentials Board