Jamie had began her professional clinical support role in 2014 when she had obtained her Peer Support Counselor certification within Washington State, in 2014, to then gain a dual certification for Peer Support Specialist within Oregon State, in 2015, while completing her Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice Law Enforcement emphasized in domestic violence in 2016 from Kaplan University. Jamie had started working in Community Mental Health, in 2015, to further gain certifications with WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Plan), DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy), and Continue on her passion within the Masters of Science of Marriage and Family Therapy attending her studies through NorthCentral University.
Loving on others and showing the inner light we possess to the world is the utmost importance to our community. Jamie has participated in different ministries since 2006. Those opportunities have included working with youth, individuals with domestic violence situations, and survivors of domestic violence including assisting the most vulnerable population on the streets of downtown Vancouver.
Jamie strives to encourage and educate others while utilizing their own internal belief systems and strengths. She sees advocacy as a client-centered process- you gain a stronger foundation which, in turn, decreases fears and worries of the unknowns. Jamie believes that learning to navigate and utilize different ways to cope are lifelong skills needed to grow and embrace yourself in a more positive light.
Jamie adheres to a strengths-based model with couples and the family system. She also uses Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) to help clients build tools and skills. Additionally, she will soon be trained in Eye Movement Desensitizing Reprocessing (EMDR) to help clients overcome the effects of trauma in their lives.
Jamie provides telehealth services for Oregon and Washington residents.