Rosemary approaches her clients with a strength based approach that emphasizes the client’s self-determination and strengths. Rosemary believes each individual is resilient and resourceful in their own adversity. She helps her clients reach self-determination and find their strengths through play therapy, trauma-focused therapy, child-parent psychotherapy, behavioral therapy and psychodynamic therapy.
Rosemary’s passion in working with children, teens, adolescents and their families has given her the drive to help her clients reach their full potential. Specifically assisting them to feel empowered after experiencing a great deal of trauma; including, but not limited to, childhood trauma, family violence, community violence, sexual abuse/assault, depression, anxiety, ADHD, behavioral problems, grief and loss, gender identity, and sexual orientation. Rosemary is fluent in Spanish and approaches therapy with a multicultural lens.
Rosemary received her Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Psychology, Sociology and Criminal Justice at Iowa State University in Iowa. She then went on to receive her Masters of Social Work degree from DePaul University, in Chicago Illinois.