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901 South Media Line Road
Media, PA 19063-1094
Room Number: 1325
Phone: (610) 355-7151
It is my pleasure to work with the students of Delaware County Community College as a counselor in the Career and Counseling Center. I have worked in the counseling field for the past 20 years and everyday offers me the opportunity to get to know our amazing students. I have always enjoyed helping others and I believe that each and every individual has the potential to achieve his or her dreams. I believe that the college experience is transformative, allowing students to grow and learn about themselves. It is my passion to help students along their educational journeys, providing the support and resources necessary to be successful.
- M.S. in Higher Education Counseling, West Chester University
- B.S., Psychology, Rosemont College
- Certificate of Recognition, Higher Education, Widener University
Theoretical Approach, Experience, and Temperament
It is my philosophy to first create a warm and comfortable environment for students. Establishing a strong working relationship, one built on trust and respect is imperative for providing an effective counseling experience. I am a solution focused counselor who works with a student's current situation and helps him or her generate creative options for dealing with difficulties. In addition, I often use cognitive-behavioral approaches with students, helping them to change their thoughts and their behaviors to establish a more mindful interpretation of self. Working with students on coping strategies is an important part of my work. With the rights skills, any problem can be overcome. As a counselor, I provide the following services: - Personal Counseling - Academic Advisement - Transfer Advising - Career Counseling I am also a LGBTQ Ally. I have experience working with a diverse student body and I am committed to supporting diversity throughout the College. I am a member of the College's Behavioral Intervention Team. I have experience teaching in the classroom, and enjoy offering workshops to students. I am a member of the American Counseling Association. I am a member of the Mid Atlantic Career Counseling Association. I am the Chairperson for the It's On Us Campaign. I serve on the Drug and Alcohol Task Force.
- My Professional Interests include: Sexual Violence Education and Prevention and Mental Health.