Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

A Little About Sandra's Professional Background

Sandra received a bachelor of arts in Psychology from Governors State University and a Masters of Counseling from Olivet Nazarene University.  Holding a clinical license in Professional Counseling in the state of Illinois (LCPC).  After grad school, Sandra trained and was certified as a Registered Integrative Sandtray Therapist (RIST) from the Southern Sandtray Institute of Arkansas and received credentialing through the International Association of Sandtray Therapist as an Internationally Credentialed Sandtray Therapist-Provider (ICST-P).  Sandra is currently working on receiving advanced training in complex post-traumatic stress disorder (C-PTSD) certification as NARM Therapist.  The NeuroAffective Relational Model (NARM) certification is aimed at working with adults with attachment, relational,  and developmental trauma.

Sandra has extensive training for crisis intervention and trauma therapy and continues to work with survivors of sexual assault and traumatic experiences (child/adolescent/adult).  She specializes in working with individuals who struggle with attachment, relational, and developmental trauma, relationship conflicts, grief & loss, and family of origin issues.

In addition, she has several years of experience in leading groups within community support and recovery setting as well as providing group support to individuals with trauma and relational issues. 


Her hope is for you to regain your sense of value and self-worth that will help you regain hope, joy, and peace. 


There is Hope, Lets Get You To A Place You Want To Be

Getting some counseling can help you feel better. Let’s discover how she can help. Reach out to get your free 15-minute phone consultation.  During your free consultation call, she can answer questions you may have and learn a bit of what you are currently struggling with. 


To get your free 15-minute phone consultation, call 815-714-8620.