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My Education.

Both formal degrees and the somewhat less formal continuing education classes and seminars are very important to me. When the opportunity arises for me to continue my education, I go for it! I am continuously upgrading my education to include Brain development, Birth Order development, Trained and Certified as a Mediator, Certified Professional Life Coach, Certification in Christian Counseling Skills as well as Addiction Training.


--Master of Science - Addiction Counseling, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix, Arizona, June 2010
--Bachelor of Science - Business Administration, Southwest University, Kenner, Louisiana, April 1991

Continuing Education - Counseling

Southwest Institute for Group & Family Therapy

--Ethics for Addiction Professionals, April 2009
--Compassion Fatigue and Burnout, April 2009
--Addiction, Thinking Errors, and Recovery, April 2009
--Multicultural Assessment and Treatment, April 2009
--Ethics for Addiction Professionals, April 2009
--How to Handle Difficult People, April 2009

Many Classes and certifications in classes which contributes to my thirst for knowledge in Brain Development and anything to do with families or addictions.

Continuing Education - Business & Other's

University of Phoenix

--Employment Practices, May 2004

--Employment Law, June 2004

Grand Canyon University

6 classes towards my Christian Theology Degree specializing in Youth & Adolescents. May of 2012.

International Association of Reiki Professionals

--Usui Reiki Level 1, Level 2 and Master Level, December 2006, along with many other programs that speak to the need for emotional health in all age groups.


Life and Recovery Coach , Career and Business Coaching and Relationship Coaching.

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