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LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST LICENSE LOCATION: GA, NC, UT I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (LMFT) and Registered Play Therapist (RPT). I obtained a Master’s Degree in Counseling with a concentration in Marriage & Family Therapy from San Diego State University. I have extensive experience in individual therapy, play therapy, couples counseling, group therapy, and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). With over 13 years of experience, I am highly skilled in working with individuals, couples, children and families. My specialties include: Depression Anxiety Military families Chronic Pain Management Grief, loss and bereavement Stress management Adjustment issues Relationships Parenting Skills Divorce Co-Parenting Anger Management and Problem-Solving / Decision-Making skills I have a keen interest in working with military families, and have received several awards from the United States Marine Corps for my contributions to military families. As I saw a need for more high quality Online Therapy, I decided to pursue and attain the Board Certified TeleMental Health Provider designation. I bring a wealth of clinical experience providing outpatient and Intensive In-Home Services to children and their families, especially as it relates to: Behavioral symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD) Conduct Disorder Intermittent Explosive Disorder Anxiety Disorders and Major Depressive Disorder I am additionally qualified in the following areas: CAPS (Clinician Administered PTSD Scale) Bereavement Motivational Interviewing (MI) Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) CBT-Supervision System of Care (Child & Family Team meetings) Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Circle of Security Early Intervention program Theraplay Level 2 trained Emotionally Focused Therapy (4-day Introductory Externship) The Gottman Method Level 1 trained Circle of Security Parenting Facilitator