I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor whose compassion for helping others has led to careers in activity therapy, case management, and juvenile justice counseling and management. I have also enjoyed volunteering as an autism teacher and a counselor for sexual abuse/trauma. I specialize in addictive behaviors including self harm, anger management, food addictions, and substance abuse. I use a cognitive behavioral and whole person approach to helping people adjust behaviors that have led to unwanted consequences such as DUI’s, weight issues, or legal problems.My background as a director/counselor in juvenile justice programs has allowed me to specialize in needs such as teen/ adult probation/legal issues, substance abuse, anger management, trauma, and addictive behaviors.I seek to counsel clients with a spirit of patience, kindness, and discretion. Our office is located with privacy, confidentiality, and comfort in mind. Consider trusting and working with a caring professional in an atmosphere of confidentiality and hope at Santa Rosa Counseling Center.