The most important thing to know about me: I have a dry sense of humor that will inevitably make you blush or roll your eyes, and I’ve done some shady sh*t in order to have a wicked story to tell. If you see me without a book, it must be a clone because I never leave home without one. Aside from the silliness, I’ve worked in the behavioral health field my entire career, with the desire to help and understand addiction and mental wellness. I have two master’s degrees in Social Work and Business Administration and am a Certified Peer Support Worker. I love to see eyes light up when passion is uncovered and know that hope can move mountains.
I’m an Enneagram 3- The Achiever, and for better or worse, I strive on moving forward and helping others do the same. I love the journey and would consider myself blessed to walk alongside you into the murky and dark unknown. This is my high: entering the abyss, then running out the other end screaming about the amazing adventure, waving a hand-drawn map of quicksand and shortcuts.
I’ve been overwhelmed, addicted, burnt out and depressed, all with anxiety that would put a trembling chihuahua to shame. But guess what? I came out with some scars, but also plenty of lessons and faith in myself. I believe that we all have something to give, and by developing strategy and confidence, we can find success. However, doing it alone isn’t half as fun as walking out of the fog with a crowd chanting your name, singing songs of your triumphs. I live in the Land of Enchantment with a calendar-worthy firefighter, two feisty daughters, a pup, a cat and 9 chickens. The firefighter is mine, but I’m willing to part with the chickens…
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