Locations : Telemental Health – GA
Carrie believes that at some point in everyone’s life, they will need a therapist. It is a great strength to reach out and ask for help. Allow her to come along side of you during your journey and help you get where you want to be.
Carrie has been practicing social work for over 20 years. Her areas of passion are college students, older adults, and individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma/abuse, grief and loss, and life adjustments. She believes CBT therapy coupled with lifestyle adjustments and other added supports have a great effect on change. She is happy to provide remote therapy at this time with days and times for those that may need non-traditional office hours.
Carrie earned her Bachelor of Social Work degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in 1995. She worked with families and children in homes and in residential settings until moving to Georgia in 1997. Carrie earned her Master of Social Work Degree from Valdosta State University in 1999 and completed a Post-Master Fellowship at the Yale Child Study Center from 1999-2000. She then began working in outpatient mental health center with adults and children. Carrie & her husband moved to Texas where she worked for the Department of Defense providing assessment and treatment to soldiers and their families with allegations of domestic violence and child abuse or neglect. She moved back to Georgia in 2003 and has worked in medical social work at a dialysis clinic. She helped open a Geriatric Psychiatric Unit in Adel, GA in 2012 where her love of caring for older adults and mental health came together. She was also excited to be a part of writing policy and procedures and advocating for patients in this medical setting. Carrie currently works as the Field Director with the Social Work Program at Valdosta State University placing MSW students in their internships across Georgia. She loves sharing her diverse work experiences with students entering her chosen field of practice. Her students will tell you that she will talk about ethical dilemmas and problem solving each class meeting.
Carrie loves spending time with her husband and 3 children and being involved with their various activities. She is passionate about providing clinical supervision for those seeking LCSW licensure in the state of Georgia. Carrie also volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in foster care. She has worked with two families as a CASA Volunteer and has advocated for 4 children in the foster care system.