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Working in the healthcare setting for over 20 years I have had many opportunities to see the effects of trauma on the mind, body and soul. I have also had the opportunity to witness the amazing resiliency of the human spirit to heal. As a Trauma therapist I have a passion for helping people find their way to healing.

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Integrated Health Therapist in Adult Specialty Clinics Neurology, Orthopedics, Diabetes & Thyroid, Cardiology, Pain  & Gastroenterology
Mental Health Therapist covering all areas of hospital adult and children’s
On call Emergency Department Triage Therapist nine years EOW
Employee Assistance Program Therapist internal provider
Forensic Interviewer @ Child’s Voice 
School Counselor @ Children’s Care Hospital & School 
Navigator-Peer Advocate @ SD Parent Connection 
Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital Triage Therapist @ Sioux Valley Behavioral Health 
Women’s and Children’s Abuse Center counseling Intern @ Children’s Inn

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Master’s of Science Degree
Counseling and Human Resource Development
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
 Graduated 1997
Bachelor’s of Science Degree
South Dakota State University
Brookings, SD
Graduated 1991

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Licensures and Certifications

Licensed Professional Counselor- Mental Health
Qualified Mental Health Provider
Certified in EMDR since May 2014
Approved EMDR Consultant April 2018

Certified in Brain Spotting 2020
Certified Chronic Care Health Coach 2015

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