Assistant Professor of Psychology
- B.S. Social Science from the University of Maine System
- B.A. English from the University of Maine System
- MHRT/C USM Muskie Center
- M.A. Psychology and Counseling, concentration in Clinical Mental Health from Goddard College, VT.
- Ed.D. in Education from the University of New England
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP)
Owns and operates Believe Psychotherapy Private Practice, and is a Health Affiliates Maine provider. Formerly the Clinical Director at a local Mental Health Agency serving those challenged by severe and persistent mental illness, traumatic brain injury, and/or addiction. Worked closely with JCCO and DHHS during Home and Community Treatment (HCT) and Virtual Residential Treatment (VRP) with children and adolescents at risk of losing their placements.
Positive Psychology Course Book. Kennebec Valley Community College. Hinckley, ME. 2020.
Non-cognitive Skills in a Rural Maine Community College: Positive Psychology from Counseling to the Classroom. August, 2018. DUNE. UNE dissertation.
Psycho-therapeutic Aspects of Happiness and Well-being: East Meets West. August, 2011. Goddard College thesis.
The Maine Scholar: Technology and Human Affairs (Volume 13, Autumn 2000). William J. Gavin, editor-in-chief. Published by University of Maine, Orono, ME, 2000.
The Maine Scholar: Religion and Spirituality (Volume 11, Autumn 1998). William J. Gavin, editor-in-chief. Published by University of Maine, Orono, ME, 1998.
Honors and Awards:
2015 Sigma Alpha Pi Excellence in Teaching and Excellence in Service to Students Award
2002 Social Science Student of the Year
American Counseling Organization (ACA) & Maine Counseling Association (MeCA)
The Maine Mental Health Counselors Association (MEMHCA)