Brenda holds the International Co-Occurring Gambling Specialist certification from The Internal Gambling Counselor Certification Board (ICOGS), is a licensed Mental Health Counselor and has an advanced certificate in Trauma and Disaster Mental Health.
Brenda works within the Center for Problem Gambling, Capital Counseling EAP as a member of the Traumatic Event Response team and Capital Counseling providing insurance-based services.
Her specialties include depression, anxiety, relationship concerns, mindfulness and goal-oriented interventions. Brenda blends interventions from cognitive behavioral, solution focused and positive psychology theoretical perspectives.
Brenda received her Master’s in Counseling and Community Psychology from the SAGE College, Albany, NY, certification in Disaster Mental Health from State University of Albany, College at New Paltz Institute for Disaster Mental Health.