Amanda has a master’s degree in psychology from the University of Phoenix and is licensed in professional counseling in the states of Georgia and Colorado. She is currently pursuing her PhD in Health Psychology to improve her understanding of the mind and body connection.
She has been providing counseling in a variety of settings, including community mental health, hospitals and in private practice since 2011. She has been serving adults with depression, anxiety, chronic pain and illness as well as individuals who have had or are considering bariatric surgery. Having had successful bariatric surgery in 2005, Amanda has a special interest in this community. She enjoys working with her clients using a variety of therapeutic approaches, including solution-focused and a blend of person-centered and narrative approaches. Amanda is warm and compassionate, balancing collaboration with her clients with a desire to help them move forward in their lives.
Outside of work, Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and children as well as their three dogs. She has a passion for reading and music as well as a love of the beach. When she is not spending time with her family, she enjoys being creative and spending time online.