Credentials & Honors


  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC): May 2019 – December 31, 2020
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC): June 13 2018 – June 30, 2023
  • Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC): May 2012 – Present


  • Certificate in 30th International Trauma Training Conference: Psychological Trauma, June 2019, Boston, PESI, Inc.
  • Certificate in Advances in Trauma Treatment: Trauma, Memory, and the Restoration of The Self by Bessel Van der Kolk, November 2018, Institute for Better Health (IBH)
  • Certificate in CPR, AED, and Basic First Aid, April 2018, American Safety and Health Institute
  • Certificate in NeuroscienceJanuary 2018 – May 2018, The Foundation for Advanced Education in the Sciences (FAES) at National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Certificate in Understanding of The Brain: Neurobiology of Everyday of Life, August 2017 – January 2018, Coursera
  • Certificate in Counseling Culturally and Linguistically Diverse PersonsMay 2010, The George Washington University

Selected Awards & Professional Recognition 

  • 2018 Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development Mentee Award. Association for Multicultural Counseling and Development. ($295.00 awarded)
  • 2018 American Educational Research Association Division E Graduate Pre-seminar, New York, NY. ($200.00 awarded)
  • 2016-2017 National Council for Education and Human Development Endowment Scholarship. The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Office of Graduate Student Assistantships and Fellowships

  • 2016 Award for Leadership Essay “Transformational Excellence”. Chi Sigma Iota, Thomasville, NC in collaboration with Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs, Alexandria, VA
  • 2012 Award for Clemmont E. Vontress Cross-Culture. The George Washington University, Washington, D.C. Graduate School of Education & Human Development