(pronouns: she, her)
Amy received her bachelor’s in Psychology from the University of West Georgia, and moved to Seattle, WA to get her Master’s in Counseling Psychology from Saybrook University. While there, Amy worked in inpatient and outpatient settings, and gravitated towards working with children, adolescents, and families who experienced trauma.
Amy has cultivated a skillset to help clients process and heal from trauma, and uses a blend of Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Play Therapy, Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, and is certified in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Amy’s clinical work is based in the context of the family, and she works with the family members of clients when appropriate. Amy also has extensive experience and a passion for working with neurodiverse clients, and is certified in AutPlay Therapy.
Amy values each client’s unique cultural background, and believes in the importance of equity, access, participation and harmony in each client’s life. She is an ally to the LGBTQ+ community and the BIPOC community.
Amy and her partner moved back home to Georgia in 2018 with their two dogs. She finds a deep joy in nature, and enjoys gardening, hiking, biking, and baking.