Adolescents and young adults with trauma backgrounds may often feel "alone, misunderstood, and numb." It can be exhausting going through daily motions without a clear sense of purpose or feeling of belonging. Amanda offers competencies in neurodevelopment, complex trauma, family systems, and years of experience in social work that often translates to the understanding and validation that clients experience in their first session of therapy.
Amanda is a Certified Autism Specialist trained in working with adolescents and young adults on the Autism Spectrum. She offers a unique understanding of Autism within family systems and helps clients and their families navigate issues such as bullying, defiance, transition, peer relationships, anxiety, workplace/college readiness, and sibling issues.