My focus is providing individual and family therapy for adults, adolescents and children. I have specialty areas in child development and am a registered play therapy supervisor (RPT-S). I am trained in EMDR and hold a certificate in trauma informed services from Portland State University and hold a post graduate certificate in animal assisted human health from the University of Denver. I am an assistant professor at Pacific University teaching on topics related to social work practice, child development, mental health, trauma and clinical social work practice.
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Firefly Counseling Services, P.C. provides mental health counseling to children, adolescents, adults, couples and families. I offer a variety of services for individuals, families, schools and the greater community. I am committed to providing high quality mental health treatment and education utilizing evidenced based practices to serve a range of emotional and behavioral issues. Specialty areas include acute and chronic illness in the family system, grief/loss, abuse/trauma, PTSD, mood imbalances, behavior disturbances, anxiety, substance abuse and difficult life transitions or change.