- Field Specialist
- MSW, Portland State University
- BA in Psychology, Whitworth University
- Student in the MSW program (2002-2004)
- Joined the Field Education team (2012)
My clinical roles have included being a child, youth and family therapist; trainer and consultant in schools and community mental health settings; social worker in K-12 schools; clinical supervisor to social workers pursuing licensure. I've taught and trained on the topics of clinical supervision; social work in schools; suicide prevention, intervention and postvention; special needs adoption; self-harm; grief and loss and crisis intervention.
Outside of work, I can be found enjoying a local Portland eatery; partaking in live music or comedy; spending time with friends, family and pets; gardening; crafting; and collecting inspiration in literature or nature.