I earned my Master of Arts (MA) in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Goddard College in 2015. I also have a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from NC State University.

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). In June of 2021, I completed a 33-hour End of Life Doula Training through INELDA, and I became a Certified Grief Counseling Specialist.