Amy grew up in Southwest Virginia and traveled to various parts of the country as an adult before deciding to follow her passion in mental health.  She graduated from Maryville College with a BA in Psychology in 2006.  She then earned her MA in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from the University of the Cumberlands in 2021.  She is a Nationally Certified Counselor by the National Board of Certified Counselors.  She has 18 years of experience working with individuals with depression, anxiety, PTSD, and Borderline Personality Disorder.  She is trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy.  She has the most experience working with adults, ages 25 and older.  Amy follows a person-centered and holistic approach but uses various interventions from other approaches as needed during the therapeutic process.  She has a passion for empowering individuals from all cultures to find their own strengths, resiliency, and sense of well-being.