Faculty & Staff Profiles
Part-Time Instructor, Applied Health Sciences
I work at a mental health private practice located in Chicago and have been instructing at Loyola University of Chicago for over 5 years. I enjoy working with athletes on performance enhancement both in life and in their sport. Other areas of focus include individuals dealing with injury, chronic illness, burn out, stress/anxiety, weight loss, diet/exercise, and motivation to name a few. When not at work I can be found fixing things around the house and/or playing with my kids.
Human Behavior, mental health and sport/exercise.
- BS in Business, Wagner College, Staten Island, NY
- MA in Mental Health Counseling
- Specialization in Sport & Health Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago
As a former Collegiate student athlete I saw a dire need for a wellness/performance resource dedicated to student athletes. As an adult I see a dire need for mental health wellness and recognized my area of focus as a way to help both populations.
Teaching students to better understand their clients and patients helps them become better practitioners by showing compassion, understanding and empathy. Additionally I feel teaching helps students in their future professions by working to expand knowledge in the service of humanity through learning, justice and faith.