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About Me

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 fifteen 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 Healthy Relationships and Attachment; Couple, Parenting and Family Issues; Trauma; Anxiety and Depressive Disorders; Chronic Pain, Stress Management, Burnout, Strength and Resilience.

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.

 

Education

 

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


2019 - Gottman Couple Therapy Level Two, www.gottman.com

2018 - Dr. Sue Johnson, Externship in Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), https://iceeft.com/

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

2018                 Center for Excellence in Emotionally Focused

                        Therapy (ICEEFT), lifetime member, https://iceeft.com/

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)