Teri is a Licensed Social Worker in the State of Ohio and Illinois and is a Mental Health Therapist at Rise Counseling Group in Dayton, Ohio. She attended the University of Dayton graduating with a BA in Communication. She also attended Barry University in Miami Shores, Florida graduating with a Masters in Social Work. Most recently, she completed her 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher Training certification.
Teri works with women experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression and other women’s issues. She primarily uses a combination of Person-Centered Therapy with a Strengths-Based approach and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). She is committed to continual education and enhancing her therapeutic skillset.
The majority of Teri’s experience is with domestic violence and adolescents involved in the juvenile court system. She has provided therapeutic services to these clients and their families as well as led anger management training individually and in group settings. Teri is passionate about social justice and has had an interest in helping women for many years.
Teri believes that having a warm, empathetic ear to listen can be the first step in making the changes necessary to leading the life of your dreams. She is passionate about helping others remember the skills they already have and learning new skills to manage their lives and feel empowered to shine. She is excited to create a welcome and safe space free of judgement for her clients at Rise Counseling Group under the supervision of De’Asia L. Thompson, LISW-S.
In her spare time, Teri enjoys reading with her toddler, perfecting (and eating) the perfect homemade pizza with her husband, and playing with her two-year-old black lab.