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Victoria (she/her) has direct experience working with children, adolescents and adults with a variety of psychiatric disorders in acute inpatient psychiatric setting as well as providing psychotherapy in the outpatient setting. Throughout her career Victoria has provided acute crisis services, trauma informed care, individual, family and group therapy using a variety of therapeutic modalities / interventions. Before coming to DePaul Victoria worked at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital in Nashville TN on the inpatient unit. Victoria has a variety of clinical trainings and experience using a variety of therapeutical modalities including DBT, ACT, CBT, TF-CBT, CPT, behavioral intervention / management and has certification in trauma treatment which she received from the University of Tennessee.
Victoria’s focus areas include: student athlete mental health, trauma / trauma informed care, interpersonal relationship issues, neurodivergent individuals, adjustment / life transitions, mood, anxiety and behavioral disorders and working with the LGBTQI+ community.
Victoria is an avid reader and last year she read 135 books. Victoria is a sneaker lover and owns over 30 pairs of sneakers!