I am a therapist in the Philadelphia area specializing in the behavioral treatment of mood and anxiety disorders. I have a particular interest in treatment OCD and OC related disorders. Prior to the moving to the Philadelphia area, I worked at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) of UPMC in Pittsburgh. At WPIC, I worked in a number of Intensive Outpatient Programs targeting reduction of mood, anxiety and OCD symptoms. I also have experience working with children with behavioral difficulties as well as adult with substance use disorders. I completed the Behavior Therapy Training Institue, (BTTI) an intensive training program for the treatment of OCD and OCD related disorders.
My B.A. is from Gettysburg College, I have a M.A. in Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a MSW from The University of Pittsburgh. I am a licensed clinical social worker (LCSW) in the state of Pennsylvania. I am a member of the International OCD foundation (IOCDF), and board member for the Pennsylvania affiliate of the IOCDF.
In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and daughters. I have training as a yoga teacher and my learnings there do influence my work. I enjoying outdoor and athletic activities as well as reading and writing.