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I have extensive training and experience working with victims of violent crime, domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault, for trauma/PTSD related issues for most of my professional life. I also work with many issues related to child abuse, and sexual abuse, such as eating disorders, depression, anxiety, compulsive disorders and self harm to mention a few.
Credentials and Certifications:
Approved Clinical Supervisor
Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD)
Domestic Violence Counselor and Advocate
Certified Social Work Supervisor
Social Worker, Licensed Clinical (LCSW)
Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) Ericksonian
Holistic Humanistic Information and Referral Internal Family Systems (IFS)
Meditation/Relaxation Mindfulness Based Approaches
Short-Term (Brief Treatment)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)
No malpractice history found for Illinois.
Medical malpractice is issued when negligence by a doctor causes injury to a patient. For example, a doctor may improperly diagnose, treat or medicate outside the standard of medical care. The three types of malpractice are: a settlement, an arbitration award, or a judgment.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
A sanction, also known as a disciplinary action, is an action taken to punish or restrict a doctor who has demonstrated professional misconduct. Sanctions may be imposed by a state medical board, professional medical licensing organization, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
If my doctor has sanction history, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a sanction, it does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor-quality doctor. Some sanctions are not related to medical care, and involve a doctor’s finances or administrative activities. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, we recommend that you evaluate the doctor’s sanction information and determine how severe or relevant you think the sanction cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades sanction history go?
Healthgrades reports state and federal sanctions from the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect sanction history?
Healthgrades collects sanction history from all 50 U.S. states. Physicians with a disciplinary action in one state may move to another state where they have a clean record. Since Healthgrades painstakingly compiles disciplinary action information from all 50 states, Healthgrades website will show if a physician has a disciplinary action in more than one state.
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
Board actions are non-disciplinary actions imposed upon a doctor based on a complaint investigation. A patient or medical colleague may file a complaint with that state medical board or professional licensing organization, which then investigates the complaint. Board actions are intended to ensure that a doctor is able to perform safe medical and health care tasks.
Types of non-disciplinary actions include an advisory letter, a corrective action agreement, a limitation or restriction on the medical or healthcare tasks a doctor can perform, or a voluntary agreement by the doctor not to practice. A board action can also include a termination of a corrective action agreement or voluntary agreement, which allows the doctor to return to full practice.
If my doctor has a board action, does that mean he or she is a poor-quality doctor?
If a doctor has a board action, it means he or she has had a non-disciplinary action imposed upon him or her. It does not necessarily mean that he or she is a poor quality doctor. Before you make any choices about changing your doctor, evaluate the doctor’s board action information and determine how severe or relevant you think the cause and action were.
How far back does Healthgrades non-disciplinary board action history go?
Healthgrades reports non-disciplinary board action history from for the previous five years, except when a doctor's license has been revoked or surrendered. Healthgrades displays all actions for doctors whose licenses have been revoked or surrendered.
For which states does Healthgrades collect non-disciplinary board actions?
Healthgrades collects non-disciplinary board actions from all 50 U.S. states.
Graduated in 2009
Completed in 2008
Completed in 2007
Completed in 2009
Graduated in 2007
Completed in 2013
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I have worked with victims of violent crime, domestic violence, sexual assault, PTSD and related issues for most of my professional life. I work from a strengths perspective with all clients, with treatment plans that are tailored to each client's specific needs. I offer services for those located within the State of New Mexico and Illinois only, due to licensing and ethical requirements. I offer online video sessions for the Give an Hour program.
I have served as a NASW member and state chapter board member. I am licensed in both the State of New Mexico and Illinois, and completed a Master of Social Work Degree in Clinical Practice as well as a Doctor of Social Work. I am also an ordained minister and Nationally certified CISM responder through ICISF for groups, individuals, public safety personnel, and children.
I believe that the human spirit is very strong, and those who desire to have positive change in their life, are capable of making extraordinary positive changes with professional support and guidance. I utilize a variety of treatment theories/models, ranging from Cognitive Behavioral, Narrative, Solution Oriented, Psychoanalytic among several others.