Author of four books for teenagers published by Blue Mountain Arts, Inc.: Being a Teen, The Breakup Book, The Girls Guide to Loving Yourself,
and I Am Beautiful: Affirmations for Women
; Columnist for EducatingJane.com, a national site for girls, their parents, and educators dedicated to girls' self-esteem, self-awareness, and involvement in the world (2005 - 2006); Guest speaker and counselor at “Camp to Belong,” a camp to reunite siblings placed in separate foster homes or other out-of-home care: Vail, Colorado(2005).
B.A., Creative Writing and Literature, Loyola College
M.A., Counseling Psychology Counselor Education with a focus in K-12 School Counseling, University of Colorado, Denver