Mandy earned her Master’s in Social Work degree from Loyola University Chicago in 2004. She has worked within the field of social services and mental health, including in various inpatient and outpatient therapeutic settings, since 2000. Mandy has specialized training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), and Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP). Her current practice includes working with children and adults from age 12 through older adulthood. Mandy’s therapeutic style is relational, collaborative, and strength-based with the objective of creating a space for healing and hope.