Amy is a Licensed Professional Counselor and Certified Trauma Specialist working with Restoring Hope Counseling and Coaching, Inc. She works with individuals and couples who are struggling with anxiety, infertility or who have experienced trauma. As an Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) trained clinician, Amy helps people move through the effects of trauma and embrace post traumatic growth. Also, a SoulCollage® Facilitator, Amy uses the activity of collage making to help clients realize their strengths and process events with which they are struggling.
Amy is known to be a warm, inviting and humorous presenter who can make the information being presented easily understood and put into practice. Since the late 1980’s, Amy has provided training to a variety of audiences, from teens to older adults, on subjects ranging from employability skills and alcohol and other drug abuse prevention. In 2000, Amy began training colleagues and students within the massage therapy field. As a trainer, she has developed deep expertise in a wide range of topics including pregnancy, infant and fertility massage, and reflexology. In 1998, Amy became a certified instructor for Baby’s First Massage® She offers trainings with Baby’s First Massage and about the Polyvagal Theory and how to best use this information in counseling people.