Currently Accepting New Clients with BCBS PPO, Out of Network Benefits, Sliding Scale.
Northeastern Illinois University – Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (2023)
DePaul University – Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting (2012)
Congratulations are in order; you've taken a huge first step. Whether you are brand new to therapy or
looking for a different kind of treatment, choosing the therapist that's right for you takes careful
consideration. You've arrived and are already beginning your journey toward transformation.
My stance as a queer, non-binary feminist support my multiculturally sensitive and strengths-based
approach. I welcome clients of all identities and intersections, including BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and
persons with disabilities. I provide a safe stigma and judgment-free space for you to explore the
multifaceted dimensions of who you are, what you feel, and how your thoughts impact your well-
I’ve received specialized training in trauma-informed counseling. I have a strong background of
working with clients on issues related to trauma and PTSD, LGBTQIA+ concerns, navigating non-
traditional relationships, grief and loss, anxiety, and depression. My collaborative and creative
approach peppered with a sense of humor and keen attention to detail creates a warm and secure
environment for you to let yourself be authentic and vulnerable with a felt sense of security.
I hold a master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Northeastern Illinois University.I
use evidence-based treatment methods with a trauma-informed lens, including but not limited to
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and
In my free time, I like to paint, attend drag shows, visit live music venues, and romp & roll at
Montrose Dog Beach with my little dude, Frankie. A few of my loves include Van Gogh, flower-
scented candles, Michaels stores, and poetry:
"There is freedom waiting for you,
on the breezes of the sky,
and you ask, 'What if I fall?'
Oh but my darling,
What if you fly?"