CURRENT POSITION -

notMYkid, Director of Program Development / Scottsdale, AZ

At notMYkid I lead a team of compassionate peer supports and create a client curriculum at The Well, a peer based  support program that aims to prevent and support young adults navigating daily pressures, substance abuse and mental health. notMYkid

PAST EXPERIENCE -

Springboard Recovery, Executive Director / Scottsdale, AZ

At Springboard I lead a team of passion driven professionals that help individuals recover from drug and alcohol dependency. Springboard Recovery is a flexible program offering PHP and IOP treatment options. We strive to create engaging programing and resources.

Choice Recovery, Director of Program Operations / Mesa, AZ

Choice Recovery is a AHCCCS approved IOP program that offers morning, evening and telemed groups. While at Choice I focused on building purpose driven programs with a life skills approach to recovery. Choice Recovery

Community Bridges Inc, Clinician & Quality Management Coordinator / Phoenix, AZ

At CBI I worked in a clinical setting providing behavioral health, risk and bio-psychosocial assessments to evaluate treatment needs and necessary individualized service enrollments. 

notMYkid, Prevention Specialist / Scottsdale, AZ

notMYkid is a non-profit organization that provides children and families with support, education and resources surrounding substance use, vaping, bullying, depression, body image and internet safety. At notMYKid I facilitated groups of parents and teens on the subject of substance abuse and prevention. 

Arizona Governor's Office of Youth, Faith & Family, Program Administrator / Phoenix, AZ

Through the Ameri-Corps program I worked to develop new substance abuse programs throughout the state including The Angel Initiative. We worked in conjunction with the Acting Drug Czar of the White House's Office of National Drug Control Policy to combat the national opioid crisis.

EDUCATION -

Columbia University / Masters of Arts, Developmental Psychology

University of Colorado at Boulder / Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

Hunter College / Certificate in Early Childhood Education

Cheers Recovery Center / Peer Support Certification

PRESS -

Alcohol Awareness Month, March 2021

Arizona Midday

Surviving Addiction, October 2020

Arizona's Family