Amber is a Licensed Masters Level Social Worker (LMSW) who has worked in the field of mental health since 2014. Previously, she worked as an Outpatient Therapist at Comcare of Sedgwick County providing individual and group therapy to adults in the community. Amber has experience working with a variety of issues that impact the human experience such as trauma, anxiety, depression, PTSD, psychotic disorders, grief/loss, emotional dysregulation, LGBTQ issues, life transitions and various other mental health concerns.
Amber uses an integrative approach that is tailored to the unique needs of the individual, geared toward uncovering their innate wisdom and strengths. She has experience utilizing therapeutic techniques from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and somatic modalities (mind/body). Amber is trauma-informed and believes strongly in providing a supportive, respectful and collaborative space that promotes healing and growth.
Amber obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work (2016) and a Master of Social Work (2017) from Wichita State University. Amber completed all requirements to earn the designation of Certified Clinical Trauma Professional through the International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP) in 2018. She received EMDR training thru the EMDR Support Network. EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing) is an evidence-based training for treating PTSD and trauma. She is also in the process of completing supervision requirements to obtain her clinical social work license (LSCSW).
Amber is currently accepting new clients for telehealth and in will determine a time to resume in office sessions in the future at 1421 E 2nd St N. She is in network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, Kancare/Medicaid plans (Sunflower, United -Medicaid only, Aetna Better Health of Kansas, ProviDrs Care, Medica, Meritain, and Ambetter, and Aetna Commercial.
To schedule directly with Amber call 316-685-9311.