I consult with professionals and organizations to heal the children and families they serve. My current work involves promoting resilience for families, healthcare entities, schools, businesses and individuals. I consult with healthcare leaders, teachers and businesses that provide systems of care for children.
My workshops for parents and professionals blend scripts, best practices, and skill sets that mix humor and compassion with knowledge. Teacher to parent, provider to family, parent to child – each partnership creates a village of resilience for children.
I train professionals how to meaningfully connect with children and families, which re-energizes them and prevents burnout. I create curriculum for professionals around the importance of secure relationships – meaning unconditional love, healthy attachments and positive discipline – which transforms their practice and creates more resilient children.
I'm a licensed psychologist in Portland, OR. My current work involves promoting resilience for families, healthcare entities, schools, businesses and individuals. I am a keynote speaker, consultant, coach and mentor to families, healthcare leaders, teachers and businesses. I speak and train on local and national levels. I am endorsed in early childhood mental health and pediatric health. I serve as a member of the Healthcare Reform Taskforce for the Oregon Psychological Association.
As well, I developed a curriculum regarding resilience and interventions to mitigate the effects of childhood adversity. I am a statewide and national trainer on childhood trauma, trauma-informed care and resilience. My current work is promoting resilience within systems such as schools, pediatric medical homes, hospitals, law enforcement agencies and other multi-disciplinary teams.
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My team and I would love to hear from you and provide a customized experience for your organization or business.
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