Research Interests

  • My scholarship focuses on counseling outcomes with particular attention to children, adolescents, and those living in poverty. I have completed studies in schools using mindfulness and social emotional learning intervention approaches. In addition to empirical research, my scholarship includes theoretical research, with attention to counseling theory, philosophy and humanism in counselor education.
  • Counseling intervention outcomes
  • Counseling socioeconomically disadvantaged youth
  • The application of counseling theory to contemporary issues

Academic Areas

  • Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Counselor Education

Teaching Interests

  • Counseling Children and Adolescents
  • Multicultural Issues in Counseling
  • Theories of Counseling and Psychotherapy


PhD, University of New Mexico, Counselor Education, 2018
MA, University of New Mexico, Counseling, 2014
BA, University of New Mexico, Sociology, 2011