Why I chose Pine Rest: I was very impressed by the variety of services offered, how Pine Rest responded to the needs of the community, and the friendliness of literally everyone. I also love West Michigan and was excited at the opportunity to learn in such a beautiful place! Pine Rest is providing me with the chance to explore my specific interests within the field of psychiatry while still allowing me to focus on patient advocacy with co-residents that share my passions. I am so excited to be part of such a supportive community!

Hobbies/Interests: Hiking, kayaking, video games, rescuing animals, macrame, and gardening.

Professional or Clinical Interests: Women’s mental health, perinatal psychiatry.