Teresa is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker bringing 25 years of outpatient therapy experience to Pine Rest- Traverse City. Equipped with a Master of Social Work Degree from Wayne State University and an under-graduate degree in psychology from Central Michigan University, Teresa enjoyed an extensive career with Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan-formerly Catholic Social Services, Port Huron.
Teresa’s clinical interests include the treatment of anxiety, mood disorders (depression and bipolar disorder), marital, relationship and premarital counseling. Additional areas of specialty include codependency, matters of a spiritual nature, grief and loss, life transitions, healing from childhood trauma, family and parenting issues. Her professional specialties involve working with adults of all ages. She is also certified in the treatment of Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (Postpartum depression/anxiety).
Teresa brings an enthusiastic, person centered approach with emphasis on empowerment of the individual. Teresa and her husband recently relocated to the area after raising their two sons in Southeast MI.