Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Consultation and Referral Team Specialist

Education

M.Ed., Ed.S., Mental Health Counseling | University of Florida
B.A. Psychology, minor in Sociology | University of Florida

Professional Interests

Jamie’s clinical interests are trauma, survivors of violence, crisis response, and first-generation students. She is especially passionate about working with clients who hold marginalized identities, the impact of marginalization and oppression on mental health, and cultural responsivity in counseling.

In her clinical career, Jamie has facilitated a large amount of counseling groups, and has experience working in trauma, crisis, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, life changes, and many other client concerns. She has also enjoyed working with couples, especially those with one or more partners who have experienced trauma.

Approach to Therapy

Jamie works nonjudgmentally and collaboratively alongside her clients, highlighting their strengths while also gently challenging them in their growth towards increased self-awareness and empowerment. She does this by integrating techniques from Relational Cultural Therapy, Narrative Therapy, and Internal Family Systems, and often utilizes psychoeducation in her clinical work.

Approach to Wellness

Jamie’s largest form of self-care is laughter. She also enjoys spending time with her favorite people and finding opportunities to be creative; often editing videos or doing graphic design.

Other Activities

Jamie is very inquisitive and is incredibly passionate about education and consultation. She often partners with local nonprofits and organizations to train staff on trauma, crisis, and identity, enjoys presenting at conferences, and is always seeking opportunities to learn and grow as a professional, and as a human.