I earned my Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Goddard College in 2015. In May of 2020, after completing 3,000 hours of supervised counseling work over the course of 4 years, I became a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMCH #12150). My graduate and post-graduate counseling experience has taught me innumerable valuable lessons on how to help people of various backgrounds — with varying degrees of trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, body image issues, and relationship struggles — to know themselves better. With that knowledge comes the ability to live an authentic, fulfilling, creative life. Before going back to school for my counseling degree, I earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from North Carolina State University. I have a deep appreciation for artistic temperaments and strongly believe in the healing power of the arts.