Hello!! I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) with a master's degree in social work from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and undergraduate degrees in social work and history from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
I have primarily spent my social work career in behavioral health. I've worked in inner city psychiatric hospitals and nonprofit organizations in Chicago and Los Angeles. For the last 5 years I have worked in Los Angeles with multiple organizations treating substance abuse with adults and youth, homelessness and providing clinical supervision to new social workers.
I am a Chicago native eager to help others create change in their lives. I am compassionate, creative and believe in the power of change. I combine mindfulness and spirituality into my work. I specialize in treating anxiety, mood disorders, life transitions, race trauma, LGBT issues and more. I use a holistic approach. My treatment approaches include various techniques such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Person Centered, Trauma Informed, Motivational Interviewing, Strengths Based and Solution Focused Therapies.
I am a black male who understands the importance for all identities to be affirmed and celebrated. If you are ready to take the next step to live a more fruitful life I am here and willing to help you start this new journey.
I look forward to working with you. and helping you to Heal, Rise & Soar!
Who I Serve
Depression/ High Functioning Depression
Mens Mental Health
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Strength Based Perspective
Masters of Social Work- University of Illinois Urbana Champaign
Bachelors of Social Work- Southern Illinois University
Licensed Clinical Social Worker- 149022905