Pam is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified School Social Worker, a Certified Trauma Specialist and is certified to provide clinical supervision in Virginia. Pam has worked in mental health and school settings in Chicago, Connecticut, North Carolina and Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Social Work from North Carolina State University and a Master of Social Work degree from East Carolina University. During her time in Illinois, she received a post master’s certificate in school social work from Aurora University. Pam believes therapy is a safe place for clients to feel comfortable to share their story. Pam provides counseling to adolescents, adults and couples that are struggling with issues related to anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationships. We will work together to set goals and implement coping strategies to create a more fulfilling life. Pam has a special interest in working with teachers and other school staff to focus on understanding compassion fatigue and implementing self-care strategies.