I am a trained psychotherapist and licensed mental health counselor specializing in individual, couples and family therapy, and maintain a private practice in Zug.
With over ten years experience as a psychotherapist and a graduate of the University of Central Florida (UCF) specializing in systemic therapy, I am currently serving as a private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among my areas of expertise are Trauma, Anxiety and Depressive Disorders, Chronic Pain, Stress Management, Burnout, Strength and Resilience, Healthy Relationships, Attachment, Adoption, Infertility, Parenting, Family and Couple's Issues.
I am committed to ongoing education and training to ensure my continuous personal and professional growth and the provision of empirically supported therapy techniques for my clients.
At the present time, I solely serve the English speaking expat community in the central Switzerland area.
2003 - MA Mental Health Counseling with graduate level certification in Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Central Florida (UCF), Orlando, FL
1999 - BA Psychology (Focus: Clinical and Developmental Psychology), Rollins College, Winter Park, FL
License & Certifications
2016 - Gottman Couple Therapy Level One (www.gottman.com)
2012 - Berufsausübungsbewilligung als psychologische Psychotherapeutin, Gesundheitsdirektion Kanton Zug
2008 - Certified Instructor Beyond Consequences Parent Training Course, Beyond Consequences Institute, Orlando, Florida
2008 - EMDR, Level I and II, EMDR International Association (EMDRIA), Daytona Beach, Florida
2007 - Certified Trainer in Applying Florida Birth to Three Learning and Developmental Standards in Everyday Routines, Florida South University (FSU) Center for Prevention and Early Intervention Policy, Ft. Walton Beach, Florida
2007 - Certified Comprehensive Behavioral Health Assessor, Department of Children and Families (DCF), Orlando, FL
2006 - Licensed Mental Health Counselor (MH 8982), Department of Health, Division of Medical Assurance Licensing and Auditing Service Unit, Tallahassee, Florida
Professional Activities and Memberships
2001 - current American Counseling Association (ACA)
2001 - current International Association of Marriage and Family Counseling
2009 - 2011 EMDRIA
2001 - 2005 Central Florida Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
2001 - 2003 Chi Sigma Iota – Upsilon Chapter
1997 - 2000 American Psychological Association (APA)