Grace is completing her MSW degree from Smith College School for Social Work. She holds a BA from Gonzaga University and an MFA from the Inland Northwest Center for Writers at Eastern Washington University, where she taught English courses for undergraduate students. Her experience in the mental health field includes providing outpatient individual, couples, and group therapy at the Denver VA; working with individuals with severe and persistent mental illness and their families; and crisis work with survivors of sexual violence and interpersonal trauma.
Grace has undergone training in psychodynamic theory; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); systems theory; and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). She approaches her work with curiosity, openness, and an awareness of the privilege it is to share in another person's process of growth.
Areas of Interest: Contemporary relational psychodynamic theory; mindfulness in psychotherapy; couples counseling; trauma work; motivational interviewing; process groups.