Brooke earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from University of North Florida with a field experience in the child welfare environment. After growing up in Jacksonville, she spent time in Texas to earn her Master’s Degree in Social Work at University of Texas at Arlington where she specialized in mental health and substance misuse.
Brooke has primarily worked with adults struggling with substance use disorders, helping them regain a sense of self after living with addiction. She is passionate about the importance of prioritizing mental health. She works within an integrative framework, leaning on strength-based approach, motivational interviewing, and cognitive behavioral therapy. She likes to discuss mindfulness techniques and coping skills that work for the individual. She maintains empathy while striving for real, helpful solutions.
Brooke lives with her fiancé and four pets. In her free time, she enjoys bringing her pups to the park, reading, and going for long walks. As a Registered Licensed Clinical Social Work Intern, Brooke’s clinical work is supervised by Julie Johnson, LCSW.