Curriculum Vitae

License

Licensed Professional Counselor - Mental Health Service Provider -State of TN - #2975

Certifications

· Certified Sex Therapist   2014 American Association of Sex Educators, Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)

· National Certified Counselor 2014 National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) 

· Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)  2011  Patti van Eys, Ph.D. & Alanna Truss, Ph.D.

· Premarital Counseling (PREPARE/ENRICH)    2010  Carole Webb, LMFT, LPC

Education

Richmont Graduate University  2010-2012 Sex Therapy

Trevecca Nazarene University  2008-2010 Masters in Counseling

Florida State University   1999-2002 Bachelors in Psychology and Sociology

Tallahassee Community College  1997-1999

Bainbridge College   1996-1997

Speaker/Presentations

· Speaker: Attachment Issues in Counseling; Oct 7th, 2016; The Tennessee Center for Clinical Training & The Tennessee Commission of Childrena and Youth - Cookeville, TN

· Speaker/Co-Presenter: Therapist Panel - Sexual Addiction or Compulsive Sexual Behavior? Understanding Variations in Treating Hypersexuality; Feb 28th, 2016 - NPI Connection Retreat - Chapel Hill ,TN

· Speaker: Sex Therapy Treatments and Practices; N0v 22nd, 2015; Tennessee Counseling Association - Murfreesboro, TN

· Speaker: Sex Therapy Treatment for Pelvic Pain; Nov 4th, 2015; Nashville Alliance of Sexual Health - Nashville, TN

· Speaker: Including Sex as Part of a Healthy Relationship; May 22nd, 2015; TMCHA CE Series - Nashville, TN

· Speaker: Human Sexuality and Sex Therapy; April 4th, 2014; Vanderbilt University - Nashville, TN

· Speaker/Co-Presenter: Attachment & Intimacy in Counseling: Ethical considerations; November 23rd, 2013; TCA Annual PreConference - Murfreesboro, TN

· Speaker: Ethical Issues in Counseling treating Sex Abuse; April 26th, 2013; TMHCA & TN Center for Clinical Training - Nashville, TN

· Speaker/Co-Presenter: Real Ethics for Real Counselors, November 17th, 2012, TCA Conference - Nashville, TN

· Speaker/Co-Presenter: Idea Exchange & Professional Networking for Mental Health Counselors; November 17th, 2012; TCA Conference - Nashville, TN

Experience

· 12+ years with LifeCare Family Services

Professional Training

· Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) & Telephone Coaching: When Therapy Isn't Enough; presented by Stephanie Vaughn, PsyD on Sept 29th; Palm Beach, Fl

· DBT: Where We Were, Where We Are and Where We're Going; presented by Marsha Linehan, PhD on Sept 28th 2015; Palm Beach, FL

· EMDR Training: Level 1 & 2; presented by Diane Clayton, LCSW on Sept 10th - Sept 14th 2015; Nashville, TN

· Diagnoses and Treatment of Sexual Issues; by Dr Marty Klein, PhD on July 23rd 2015; Nashville, TN

· Sexual Intelligence: A New View on Sexual Satisfaction & Function; presented by Dr Marty Klein, PhD on July 23rd 2015; Nashville, TN

· Gottman: Level 1 Clinical Training; presented by Dr John Gottman, PhD., Dr Julie Schwartz Gottman on Sept 12th - Sept 13th, 2014; Chicago, IL

· Sexual Health Leaders in Dialogue about the Future of Our Field; presented by Jamison Green, PhD, MFA; Michael Reece, PhD, MPH; Trina Scott on June 8th 2014; Monterey, CA

· Supervising Surrogate Partner Therapy; presented by Vena Blanchard, DHS on June 8th 2014; Monterey, CA

· Getting Here vs. Getting Off: An Introduction to Passion & Presence; presented by Maci daye, EdS, EdM, CHT, MCC on June 8th 2014; Monterey, CA

· Re-visioning Ourselves as Change Agents: Transformative Models of Sexual Healing; presented by Gina Ogden, PhD, LMFT, DST, CSSP; Patti Britton, PhD, MPH, SCE, ABS, ACS, FAACS, MSC; Chelsea Wakefield, PhD, LCSW; Linda Savage, PhD, LMFT, CSE on June 7th 2014; Monterey, CA

· Women's Sexual Health: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going; presented by Beverly Whipple, PhD, RN, FAAN, CSE, CSC; Nan Wise, PhD, LCSW, ACSW, BCD, CST on June 7th 2014; Monterey, CA

· The Multi-Dimensional Sex Therapist in a Multi-Disciplinary Field; presented by Stella Resnick, PhD, CST, CSSP on June 7th 2014; Monterey, CA

· Beauty, Shame and Sexuality: Self-acceptance for Better Sexual Expression; presented by Catherine Vartuli, PhD, MS, Advanced EFT on June 7th, 2014; Monterey, CA

· Alt-Sex Special Interest Group Panel: BDSM Social Organization and Community; presented by Russell Stambaugh, PhD, LMFT, CST, CSSP on June 6th, 2014; Monterey, CA

· Future Sex: Innovation, Digital Natives and the Changing Experience of Sexuality; presented by Brad Perry, MS, MA on June 6th, 2014; Monterey, CA

· Emerging Frameworks and Innovative Approaches for Mending a Broken Heart; presented by Carol Cassell, PhD, CSE on June 6th, 2014; Monterey, CA

· Transforming Sexuality after Spinal Chord Injury; presented by Rafe Briggs, PhD, MSC on June 6th, 2014; Monterey, CA

· Global Perspectives: Sexual Diversity through the Lens of Erotic Art; presented by Patti Britton, PhD, MPH, CSE, ABS, ACS, FAACS, MSC; Robert Dunlap, III, Phd on June 6th, 2014; Monterey, CA

· I Wish My Clitoris Was Bigger, So My Boyfriend Could Find It; presented by Paul Joannides, PsyD on June 5th, 2014; Monterey, CA

· The Amazing SAR Experiencepresented by Dr. Patti Britton, PhD, MPH, ACSE, CMSC, ABS, ACS, FAACS, co-facilitatorsDr. Robert Dunlap, PhD, ACS & Dr. Elise Turen, PhD, ACS on October 4th - October 6th, 2013; Culver City, CA

· Case Presentation of complex Pelvic Pain Patient - Team Treatment perspective; presented by Lynne Odom, PT, MOMT & Dr. Amanda Yunker DO, MSCR, Gynecologist on June 13th, 2013; Nashville, TN

· Introduction to the DSM-5; presented by Dayle Jones, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC on June 6th - June 7th 2013; Nashville, TN

· Youth Suicide Prevention & QRP Training; presented by Chrisen Thorpe on May 7th, 2013; Nashville, TN

· Gender Related Ethical Issues; presented by Lisa Henderson, MA, MS, NCC on April 26th, 2013; Nashville, TN

· How The Brain Forms New Habits: Why Willpower Is Not Enough; presented by Brian E. King, Ph.D. on October 9th, 2012; Franklin, TN

· Why the Gravy Train Won't Take You Where You Want To Go; presented by Lisa Henderson, MS, MA on August 18th, 2012; Nashville, TN

· Stress and Trauma-Related Issues for Girls and Women; presented by Seanee Brown and Francis A. Martin, Ph.D., LPC-MHSP on August 4th, 2012; Nashville, TN

· Starting and Building a Private Practice; presented by Samuel Rainey, LPC-MHSP on September 20th, 2012; Brentwood, TN

· PTSD and the Combat Veteran; presented by Janet Richman, Ed.D. on May 23rd, 2012; Madison, TN

· Private Practice: Practical, Legal and Ethical Challenges; presented by Nancy Johnson on May 19th, 2012; Nashville, TN

· Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Personality Disorders; presented by Judith Beck, Ph.D. on October 14th, 2011; Nashville, TN

· Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; presented by Patti van Eys, Ph.D. & Alanna Truss, Ph.D. on May 2nd - May 4th, 2011; Ashland City, TN

· Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Panic Disorder, presented by David Mark Thomas, LPC-MHSP on April 2nd, 2011; Brentwood, TN

· Spirituality and Codependence: In Search of Wholeness and Connection; presented by Jocelyn Penner on April 2nd 2011; Brentwood, TN

· Therapy Techniques for Adolescent and Adults Throughout the Lifespan; presented by Terry Cheatham, MA on April 2nd, 2011; Brentwood, TN

 · Prepare/Enrich; presented by Carole Webb, LMFT, LPC on November 9th, 2010; Antioch, TN

· Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Harnessing Attachment Affect; presented by Brent Bradley, Ph.D. on October 8th, 2010; Nashville, TN

· The Impact of the Attachment Relationship on Children; presented by Marianne Schroer, MA on June 18th, 2010; Brentwood, TN

· A Biblical Model for Marital Counseling; presented by David Stoop, Ph.D. & Jan Stoop, Ph.D. on March 27th, 2010; Brentwood, TN

· Personality Disorders: Identifying and Treating Personality Disordered Clients; presented by Gregory W. Lester, Ph.D. on October 9th, 2009; Nashville, TN

Professional Affiliations

· AASECT - American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors & Therapists 2012-2016

· NASH - Nashville Alliance for Sexual Health 2013-2016

· NBCC - National Board for Certified Counselors 2014-2015

· NPI - Nashville Psychotherapy Institute 2014-2016

· TCA - Tennessee Counseling Association 2011-2015

· TMHCA - Tennessee Mental Health Counseling Association 2011-2015