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Amy is a trauma informed, evidence based, and strengths based Master’s level Counselor providing 1-1 services for children, adolescents, adults, and families. She is experienced helping those interested in making positive changes and reaching their personal goals. She believes that being a great counselor means acknowledging systems of oppression that are barriers to success, and then working to dismantle those systems every day. Outside of office hours, she is an avid activist for many causes and is diligent in making the world more equitable, inclusive, and compassionate for all people.

Amy also serves as the Chair of the Hunterdon Safe Communities Coalition. She is a results-oriented team leader, focused on achieving data-driven community level change. She is an expert in cutting edge prevention strategies, data analytics, and case management. Amy has been involved with Coalition work since 2009, and continues to develop collaborative and innovative strategies in areas of substance use and mental health. 

Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rutgers Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology with a Master’s in Applied Psychology (MAP), and Cum Laude from Rutgers University with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Political Science. She holds multiple certifications including Certified Disaster Response Crisis Counselor, HIPAA, Naloxone Administration, Youth Mental Health First Aid, and Nurtured Heart Approach, and is working toward her Prevention Specialist certification. 

Her greatest passions are routed in altruism and philanthropy. She enjoys hiking, painting, and spending time with loved ones.