Provider type: Candidate
Serving: Adolescent (Ages 18+), Adult
When you meet with Erin, you'll be welcomed into an open, honest, and compassionate atmosphere where you can be real and know you’re respected as the expert in your own story. Authentic empathy and support, while understanding the humor in life, are all core values welcomed into the process of celebrating the joy of your story and discovering meaning in the sorrows of your life.
Erin has a passion for helping clients navigate through many of life's transitions, including grief and loss, relational issues, crises, or traumatizing events can derail us along the way. She can help her clients develop new strategies and coping mechanisms, navigate through crises of faith issues, and understand the neuroscience behind the body’s threat response. She's also passionate about helping parents who have children with special needs navigate their ever-changing world.
Erin believes each client is beautifully unique and deserves their care to be individualized to their specific needs. That's why she tailors her approach for each client, using empathetic and active listening techniques. She uses a collaborative approach that facilitates trust, advocacy, and creates positive expectancy to help clients learn new tools to feel empowered. Her holistic therapy style is grounded in person-centeredness. She values a solution-focused wellness model that integrates nutritional and lifestyle concerns, as well as being trained in modalities like CBT, CPT, Mindfulness techniques, and EMDR.
Erin has two Bachelor’s degrees—one in psychology emphasizing crisis and trauma counseling and one in spiritual care—and a CACREP Master of Arts degree in professional counseling (MA) from Liberty University. She's currently working toward a second Master of Education degree in special education (M.Ed.) at Colorado Christian University and is working on her Ph.D. in the CAPREP Counselor Education and Supervision program through Liberty University. Erin is also pursuing a doctorate in education (E.d.D) at Northcentral University. Erin has spent most of her adult life in the health care industry, and has some experience in chaplaincy and premarital counseling. She is a certified “Save Your Marriage Before It Starts” (SYMBIS) assessment facilitator. Erin is recognized as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), and a Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider (BC-TMH).