Janet earned her bachelor’s degree in education from the University of Oregon and her Masters of Arts Degree in Community Counseling from Northwest Christian University. Janet developed a passion for working with struggling youth and their families during her graduate internship as a contractor for the Center for Family Development Department of Youth Services. Janet has worked with numerous teens, adults and families with various symptoms, life traumas and mental health issues. She has completed coursework requirements and has tested for the CADC I which certifies her to work with individuals struggling with drug and alcohol addictions. Janet primarily works with individuals struggling with depression, grief and loss, bipolar disorder, high level functioning autism spectrum (formerly known as Asperger’s Disorder), anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, phase of life/transition difficulties, teens and behavioral difficulties.
Janet uses an eclectic approach that is person-centered and strength-based, drawing from each individual’s past and present to work toward their future goals.