About

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My Approach

My therapeutic approach draws on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).  ACT is a mindfulness-based behavioral therapy with empirical support for a range of conditions. I offer trauma-focused therapies including Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Processing Therapy and Adaptive Disclosure.

About Me

I am a native Texan and moved to Nashville in 2007 for clinical training. I fell in love with the city and have made it my home!  I worked as a staff psychologist at the Nashville VA Medical Center for 11 years before transitioning to private practice. In my free time I love hanging out with my dog, reading, doing yoga, and spending time with friends.

Credentials

~ Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Health Service Provider, State of Tennessee and Texas

~ Level I iRest® Teacher (yoga nidra)

Clinical Training

~ Ph.D. in Clinical Health Psychology, University of North Texas

~ M.S. in Counseling and Development, Texas Woman's University.

~ Predoctoral Internship, Vanderbilt University-VA Consortium

~ Postdoctoral Fellowship, Oklahoma Health Science Center