Education and Training

M.S.S.W. with Specialization in Mental Health- University of Texas at Arlington

B.F.A. Southern Methodist University 



Licensed Clinical Social Worker




Completed Behavioral Tech 2- day Introduction to DBT and 

Skillful Living with Randy Wolbert, LMSW

Completed Treatment Implementation Collaborative's 6 Month DBT Intensive Training with Shari Manning Ph.D. and Magda Rodriguez, Psy.D.

Completed Behavioral Tech's Advanced Topics in DBT with Marsha M. Linehan, PhD, ABPP; André Ivanoff, PhD; Tony DuBose, PsyD; Melanie Harned, PhD, ABPP; Jennifer Sayrs, PhD, ABPP and Elizabeth Dexter-Mazza, PsyD

Completed Gottman Method Couples Therapy Level 1: Bridging the Couple Chasm with Don Cole, D. Min, LPC, LMFT

Completed Behavioral Tech's Advanced Training in DBT Prolonged Exposure Protocol for PTSD with Melanie Harned, PhD, ABPP and Kathryn Korslund, Phd, ABPP

BiWeekly Professional Consultation with Behavioral Tech Consultant Elizabeth Dexter-Mazza, PsyD

Weekly DBT Consultation Team (Tammy Hyde, LPC, Nancy McWaters, LPC, Linda O'Toole, LPC, Susan Shiring, LCSW)