Yvonne is devoted to helping her clients recover and be fulfilled. Her goal for each client is to reach their potential, cope well with their challenges, and achieve their dreams. She uses a variety of techniques with a foundation of evidenced-based practices to assist her clients in their current circumstance.
Yvonne has been fortunate to have worked in the profession that she is passionate about for over thirty years. She has worked as a psychotherapist in outpatient clinics, in natural disaster areas treating trauma and grief, in administration as a trainer, as a school counselor, a school social worker, a consultant for the Florida Dept. of Education, and in a residential center for abused children. She has worked with all ages and is an advanced clinician in her work with children, grief and loss, relationships, family relationships, depression, trauma, anxiety, and a host of other issues.
Yvonne was raised on a farm and ranch in western South Dakota where she learned the values of family and work. Yvonne has lived in South Dakota, Wyoming, Florida, and in Tennessee for the last 20 years. She attained both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Wyoming and continues to advance her knowledge in the counseling profession.