I was raised in Anchorage, Alaska, and moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin for college and my graduate education. I graduated with my doctorate in psychology (Psy.D.) in 2011 from Wisconsin School of Professional Psychology (WSPP), and returned to Anchorage immediately following. I moved to Tucson, AZ in July 2021 and am now a practicing psychologist in the Civano City Center. I am a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Alaska since 2013. and a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Arizona since 2021.