B. S. Experimental Psychology MMFT Marriage and Family Therapy AAMFT Approved Supervisor Course 2-year post-graduate fellowship in Mindfulness, Ecotherapy and the Family System Currently enrolled in doctoral program for Applied Ecopsychology Approved provider of continuing education for SC, Permanent Sponsor #495 12 hours of training in Child-Parent Relationship Therapy
NC LMFT # 1628 SC LMFT #4525 SC LMFT-S # 4606 RPT-S #s1947 SC LMFT Supervisor. I have a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Converse College and a Bachelor of Science in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina Upstate. I also did a two-year postgraduate fellowship in Mindfulness, Ecotherapy and the Family System through Westgate Training and Consultation Network. Prior to becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist, I worked in the addiction treatment field. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in South Carolina (SC LMFT # 4525) and in North Carolina (NC LMFT #1628). I am trained in Child-Parent Relationship Therapy, Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Motivational Enhancement Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, LGBT-Q Issues in the Family, Trauma Treatment, Ecotherapy, and Mindfulness. I am a board-approved provider of continuing education courses in South Carolina (Permanent Sponsor #495). I am also the Chair of the Education Committee for the South Carolina Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (SCAMFT). My area of research and interest is using Mindfulness and Ecotherapy to facilitate Acceptance/Change strategies within a family systemic framework, and I have presented research at several conferences and seminars on this and other topics. I facilitate workshops on Mindfulness, Family Therapy and Ecotherapy throughout the Southeast. I am a Registered Play Therapy Supervisor, RPT-S # S1947. I am the author of Green Circles: A Sustainable Journey from the Cradle to the Grave, the Mindful Mood Management Workbook, the Mindful Mood Management Facilitator Manual, Starting a Family Therapy Business and The Mindful Ecotherapy Handbook.