Amy earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida in 2005. She graduated from the University of the Cumberlands in 2020 with her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She was also a member of the Chi Sigma Iota honor society during her master’s program.
Amy is trained in level 1 Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy and works from a strengths-based and positive perspective utilizing Attachment theory, Mindfulness, and Cognitive-Behavioral approaches. She has completed level 1 and 2 training in the Gottman Method Couples Therapy approach and is continuing to learn Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) for couples. She enjoys working with individuals and couples with diverse concerns including depression, anxiety, self-esteem, marital issues, and grief. Amy brings warmth, compassion, empathy, and understanding to her work with clients and views therapy as a collaborative process that is grounded in a safe, accepting, and professional therapeutic partnership. She has a heart to support those in their journey towards self-discovery, growth, and healing and values the meaningful work that is a part of the counseling process.
In her free time, Amy enjoys spending time in nature, running, exercising, and spending time with her family.