Ami believes the relationship is the most important part of the counseling process. She works hard to provide a safe, nurturing environment, meeting clients where they’re at in order to create a relationship that promotes growth and insight. Ami most frequently applies Client-Centered and Adlerian theories to guide her work with clients to facilitate self-understanding.
Ami earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at Idaho State University, a master’s degree in counseling from Boise State University and a professional credential in Child Centered Play Therapy from University of North Texas.
Ami works as an elementary and early childhood school counselor in the Nampa School District and is passionate about helping children, through play therapy, overcome challenges with family, friendships, school, anxiety, depression and other concerns children may have. Additionally, Ami facilitates parenting classes for families that support increasing positive family relationships.
Outside of work, Ami enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. As a family they enjoy traveling, hiking, camping and CrossFit.
Ami accepts Blue Cross of Idaho, Regence and Aetna insurance. Please contact your insurance plan to verify mental health coverage and benefits. Ami also accepts cash or credit card payment. Please contact Ami for more information.