Profile:
I am a Rehabilitation Counselor in the Department of Psychiatry at Yale University School of Medicine and a Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional.

Role in the Program:
I provide money management, drug and HIV risk reduction counseling to dually diagnosed clients receiving services through the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. In addition, I also recruit and conduct interviews with veterans who are applying for service-connected benefits for psychiatric disabilities.

Education:
MA    Forensic Psychology            John Jay College of Criminal Justice         2010
BA    Psychology, Mental Health    Southern Connecticut State University      2005

Research Interests:
Homelessness, substance abuse, community prevention, and treatment outcomes in forensic and serious mentally ill populations

Personal Interests:
In addition to my professional interests I also enjoy cooking, reading, listening to music, and spending time with family and friends.