Board certified art therapist with specialized training in infant mental health, parenting education, and trauma. Valued team member with natural leadership skills. Proactively seeks out training opportunities in order to provide best practice services. Assists clients in finding inner strength and resources while building skills and creating resilience.
Electronic Health Records
Licenses & Certifications
Professional Clinical Mental Health Counselor- State of NM- LPCC #0188221
Board Certified Art Therapist- ATR-BC #16-157
Infant Mental Health Specialist- IMH-E (III)
Registered Circle of Security Parent Educator
Basic Life Support/First Aid
Presbyterian Medical Services, Santa Fe, NM, July 2015-Present
Provide outpatient and school based therapeutic services to children and adolescents ages 3-18 and their families through the use of models including infant mental health, art therapy, CBT and the neurosequential model of therapeutics.
Collaborate with Children Youth and Families Department, NM First Judicial Court, Juvenile Probation, Santa Fe Public Schools and Head Start in order to provide wrap around services and ensure that clients are receiving recommended treatment
Keep up to date and accurate records of client treatment including assessments, progress notes and service plans in accordance with insurance requirements.
Administer monthly art therapy peer supervision group for staff.
Supply information about continuing education opportunities to clinical staff and arrange for in house training.
Las Cumbres Community Services, Santa Fe, NM, May 2013- July 2015, Espanola, NM, January 2012-December 2012
Provided therapeutic services to children ages birth-6 and their families emphasizing prevention in order to lead to optimal mental health.
Instructed various parenting groups including Teen Parent Group, Circle of Security and Parenting with Confidence. Group focus included stress reduction, developmental education, pregnancy prevention, exploring the origins of parenting beliefs, and enhancement of enjoyable parent/child interactions
Dar A Luz Birth & Health Center, Los Ranchos, NM, May 2014- October 2014
Conducted therapeutic support groups for mothers, and families who have experienced traumatic birth, infertility, or loss of a pregnancy.
Created and maintained group themes, schedules, and evaluations in adherence of grant requirements
Designed and distributed marketing materials to promote group growth.
University of New Mexico Hospital, Albuquerque, NM, June 2010-December 2011
Provided recreational, developmental, and supportive activities for hospitalized children.
Participate in treatment programs that facilitate patients’ rehabilitation.
Master of Arts- Art Therapy/Counseling, Southwestern College, Santa Fe, NM, June 2012
Bachelor of Arts- Theatre/Dance, CUNY Queens College, Flushing, NY, June 2005