I am a Advanced Practice Registered Nurse- Clinical Nurse Specialist providing psychiatric evaluations, medication management, and individual, couple and family therapy. I have over 25 years of experience working in mental health. My areas of expertise include cognitive/behavioral therapy, group therapy, grief counseling and family therapy.
I am an interactive, solution-focused therapist. My therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. I integrate complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. I work with clients in a supportive manner to develop a clear understanding of themselves with the goal of helping them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Doctorate of Nursing Practice from St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY December, 2012
Master of Science in Nursing: Adult Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing from University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, Philadelphia, PA, 1989
Bachelor of Science in Nursing from DeSales University, Center Valley, PA 1981
APRN-CNS and RN license in Florida
Board Certified as Psychiatric Mental Health Clinical Nurse Specialist - Adult by American Nurses Credentialing Center since 1991
American Nurses Association
International Society of Psychiatric Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau - Tau Zeta Chapter