Janet has been a psychotherapist since 2009. She earned her Master’s in Social Work from Florida Atlantic University, where she was the President of Phi Alpha Delta Xi National Social Work Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude. She began her career at Tykes and Teens in Palm City, FL, working primarily with youth ages 5-17 and their parents. She also co-facilitated a substance abuse group for teenage girls, a support group for teenage mothers, and a parenting group for adults who have children with difficult behaviors. There, she benefited from outstanding post-graduate training by leaders in the field of mental health treatment and research. Janet became a Qualified Supervisor of Clinical Social Workers in 2014.
While working as the Mental Health & Substance Abuse Coordinator for a community mental health agency, she provided and coordinated a wide range of mental health and substance abuse counseling services. She provided individual and group therapy, supervisory training, led education workshops and was a critical member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and a member of the Management Team. Currently, Janet enjoys working with a wide variety of clients who seek help for a broad range of mental health challenges. She primarily treats individuals through the life span: teens, young adults and adults and specializes in mental health problems associated with depression, bi-polar and anxiety disorders as well problems in relationships, parenting, work/life balance, divorce, chronic illness and grief and loss.