I am a psychotherapist in Seattle, Washington. This vocation includes providing psychodynamic therapy in private practice as well as offering supervision and teaching through roles such as Clinical Director and Adjunct Professor.

  • The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology

​Master's of Counseling Psychology - 2012

​Master's of Christian Studies - 2013

 

  • University of Colorado at Denver

​Bachelor's in Communications - 1999

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Work Experience

The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology - Seattle, WA

Adjunct Professor

2020 - 2022

Providing online coursework and training materials for graduate students studying counseling psychology.  Classes have included Substance Abuse, Human Sexuality and Human Growth & Development.

Hive & Honeycomb Counseling - Seattle, WA

Clinical Director

2019 - 2022

 

Co-owner of a group practice specializing in providing robust support and collaborative care for master's level clinicians as they enter the field and acquire experience and further training for state licensure.

 

Relationally Focused Psychodynamic Therapy Certificate Program - Seattle, WA

Trainer

2018 - Present

 

Providing a hybrid in-person and online experiential training consisting of twice-yearly retreats and bi-weekly online group consultation over the course of two years for clinicians to receive certification in practicing relational psychoanalytic modalities. 

The Salvation Army - Adult Rehabilitation Center - 
Seattle, WA

Supervisor

2018-2019

Providing supervision for graduate-level interns as they worked with over 100 patients in a residential treatment facility for drug and alcohol abuse.

The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology - Seattle, WA

Assistant Instructor

2017 - 2019

Teaching content specific material, assessing for grades, supporting and collaborating with professors for psychology courses like Sexual Disorders, and Therapy I & II, as well as theology courses such as the Theology of Eroticism and Christ and the Church.

MOPS International - Seattle, WA

Guest Speaker

2012 - 2019

 

Special speaker for MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) groups in churches from Seattle to Bellevue to Everett.  I have addressed topics such as the "ABCs of Attachment" and "Anxiety & Depression: Two Sides of the Same Coin."  Listen for yourself at University Presbyterian Church's MOPS blog.

 

Westside Church - Seattle, WA

Guest Speaker

May 2017

Speaker for Women of Westside's annual retreat.  Three separate sessions entitled "Threads" focused on the matriarchs Sarah and Hagar, Mary, and the Woman in Revelation 12.  By engaging the texts surrounding these women, we were able to better understand the lineage of our faith and see just how much God utilized women as conduits for establishing his covenant.

June 2016

 

Speaker for Women of Westside's annual retreat.  Three separate sessions entitled "You, My Darling, Matter" focused on the book of Ruth.  By engaging the narrative of a widow, an orphan, and their redeemer, we were able to see parallel themes in our own lives.

June 2014

 

Guest speaker for Women of Westside's annual retreat.  Three separate sessions entitled "Dust to Destiny" focused on Isaiah 61 as the foundational passage highlighing God's intent to make all things beautiful.

Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center - Seattle, WA

Intern/Extern

2011 - 2014

 

​Completed a 3-year Internship/Externship program counseling men and women in an adult alcohol and drug addiction rehabilitation facility.

 

West Bowles Community Church - Littleton, CO

Staff

1996 - 2009

 

Worked in leadership with every age group from toddlers to adults in ministries ranging from Children's Sunday School to Jr. High and Sr. High Youth Group to adult Women's Bible studies.