BA in Psychology, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville
MA in Counseling, Webster University
et Time Temple
Interests/hobbies/talents (inside or outside of academia):
I enjoy traveling and being introduced to new and exciting experiences. I also enjoy good conversation with family and friends. One of my talents involves creative writing, from short stories to poetry.
Any pets? Names/types:
I have a German Shepherd and his name is Bentley.
What is the one thing you couldn’t teach without?
The only thing I couldn't counsel without would be empathy.
What is your favorite thing about your career?
Helping others to reach a state of being that may have once seemed unattainable.
If you weren’t a teacher, what would you do?
If I weren't a counselor I would be a lawyer.
Which teacher had the greatest impact on you?
My 7th grade Language Arts teacher, Mrs. Pearson. She used a very strength-based approach which instilled hope and boosted confidence in my academic abilities.
What is one of your life goals?
To someday create a unique platform in which I can train new counselors on best practices of providing quality counseling services.
What is your favorite vacation spot or where you dream of vacationing?
I dream of vacationing in Dubai.