Cindy received her Licensed Master Social Work degree from Wayne State University with a concentration in family, children, and youth. Her internship was spent working with an early on prevention program, Healthy Start Healthy Families. She has over 20 years of clinical experience working in various settings/programs. Some of these include: foster care, post adoption, prevention (family unification), school, and behavioral health. She has worked with individuals (children/youth/adults) and families who have experienced ADHD, Depression, Anxiety (Panic Attacks), Trauma (sexual/loss), Anger Management, Poor Communication Skills, Low Self Esteem, Stress and Suicidal. “I am passionate about working with others on their mental, emotional, and/or social stressors. Sometimes we come to a roadblock and need help to find another alternative to cope.”
Cindy utilizes a person centered/family centered strength based approach to help the client find solutions/coping skills to achieve “happiness” in their lives. Her treatment modalities include: Building Social Skills, Character Education, Cognitive Behavioral, Mindfulness (DBT), and Play Therapy to achieve the client’s desired outcome.
Cindy received her certificate in Trauma Focused CBT at Western Michigan University through the Southwest Michigan Children’s Trauma Center. She has also been trained as a facilitator in Love and Logic – a positive discipline program for parents.
If you can imagine it, you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it.
William Arthur Ward.