Amber believes that the therapeutic process begins with building a trusting relationship while providing a safe and non judgmental space to share life challenges and stressors. Amber provides services with a high degree of empathy in a manner that is very down to earth and authentic. Amber utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) at this time. Amber is passionate about working with both teenagers and adults who have experienced complex and significant traumas in addition to those who struggle with anxiety and depressive disorders.
Amber’s goal is to help an individual overcome these issues so that they are able to heal and achieve their maximum potential in life. Amber graduated with a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Iowa. She has a Bachelors Degree in Human Services from Grand View University as well as an Associates Degree in Science from Des Moines Area Community College. Amber has worked in the homes of individuals and families who have experienced a wide range of trauma and mental health disorders for a combined total of 15 years. Ambers dream is that every individual will find and achieve their higher purpose because in life you have to do more than live, you have to thrive. Amber would like to be the guide on your journey to your best self and your best life.