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Licenses, Credentials, Certifications, and Publications

Licenses

Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Georgia License CSW #005566

Licensed Independent Social Worker-Clinical Practice (LISW-CP) South Carolina #13457

Telemental Health Florida Registration #345

Certifications

Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist (CCH) National Board for Certified Clinical Hypnotherapists (NBCCH)

Professional Memberships

Atlanta Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (AGLCC)

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

Georgia Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers (NASWGA)

Clinical Social Workers Association (CSWA)

Education

Masters of Social Work - University of Georgia, May 2012

Masters of Sociology - University of Florida, December 1997

Bachelors of Sociology - Florida Atlantic University, May 1994

Articles

Dos and Don'ts of Bring a Third into Your Love Relationship (Project Q Atlanta Magazine, July 2018)

Make It Three: How to Bring a Third into Relationships (Project Q Atlanta Magazine, March 2018)

Queers Sacrificing Ourselves for Loved Ones' Feelings (Project Q Atlanta Magazine, March 2018)

I'm With Them: Boundaries Help Polyamorous Relationships Work (Project Q Magazine, February 2018)

Professional Training & Continuing Education

 

Therapists are required to earn continuing education units (CEU’s) in order to maintain their license to practise. Georgia requires 35 CEU’s every two years, and South Carolina requires 40. Through this system I have received additional education in:

  • Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with Polyvagal Interventions

  • Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with Clinical Hypnosis 

  • Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)

  • Treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) with Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PET)

  • Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)

  • Treating Eating Disorders

  • Treating Addiction

  • Working Ethically and Supportively with LGBTQIA+ clients

  • Working Ethically and Supportively with BIPOC Clients

  • Working Ethically and Supportively with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming clients

  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

  • Positive Psychology

  • Anger Management

  • Art Therapy

  • Relationship Counseling and Working With High Conflict Couples

  • Professional Ethics, Telemental Health, and Social Media