Early in my career I developed a special interest in helping individuals that were economically disadvantaged and had experienced chronic, serious mental illness. I enjoy working with children as well as adults. My early life cultural, religious and family experience was a major factor in my decision to work in the field of mental health.
- Texas Tech University: Master's of Education
- Texas Tech Health Sciences Center: Bachelor of Communication Disorders, with a Minor is Psychology
- In-patient substance use treatment, behavioral health in juvenile detention facilites, behavioral health in adult state prisons in New Mexico, and Colorado.
- Integrated behavioral health in FQHC in Texas.
Developing treatment with a clearly defined concept of behavioral/mental health.