About Me Experience/Credentials: Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor for the state of Illinois National Certified Counselor with the National Board for Certified Counselors Masters of Science in Counseling & Student Personnel: Community Counseling with an Emphasis on Marriage & Family Therapy from Minnesota State, Mankato Bachelors of Science in Family & Consumer Sciences from Illinois State University Membership with the Illinois Counseling Association and National Board for Certified Counselors My previous work experience includes working at a community mental health center and group private practice, providing services to children, adolescents and adults. About Me: I am a daughter, sister, wife and mother. Growing up, I participated in gymnastics, choir, poms, and musicals. I enjoy educating myself on new topics and areas of interest. I also enjoy traveling with my family and placing emphasis on experiences. I have a personal interest in health, specifically how food impacts our mental and physical health. I have always enjoyed psychology and was fascinated with learning how people interacted with themselves and others. I pursued therapy in order to help people to better understand how their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors work.