Tracy is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC-S) and Co- Owner of ClearView Counseling Services, Inc. She is a designated supervising counselor, allowing her to supervise counselors- in- training. Tracy obtained her Master’s degree from Xavier University in Cincinnati and her Bachelor’s degree from Bradley University in Illinois. Tracy was awarded the Mayerson Award for Community Service to the Greater Cincinnati area in 1997, was initiated into the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society in 1998, and has been a member of the Chi Sigma Iota Professional Honor Society since 2004. She has been a member of the ACA and AMHCA since 2004.
Tracy has experience working with children, adolescents, families, and adults. Her main areas of interest and experience include: severe behavior problems, crisis support, developmental disabilities, ADHD, anger management, depression, grief, trauma, abuse, anxiety, low self- esteem, divorce, and parenting skills/education. Tracy utilizes: cognitive behavior therapy, talk therapy, supportive therapy, family systems theory, love and logic parenting theory, art therapy, play therapy, and dialectical behavior therapy in her work. She also leads a dialectical behavior therapy group each week with adults that struggle with emotion regulation.
Prior to private practice, Tracy provided intensive case management to severely mentally ill adults and those with MRDD. She worked with substance abuse and the homeless population, provided intensive home- based therapy in Cincinnati’s most impoverished communities, did school- based counseling, and managed and provided therapy within a partial hospitalization program in an alternative behavior school. Tracy frequented the courts and hospitals offering intensive treatment and education. She is passionate about learning, teaching, and helping others find their way. Tracy believes in meeting the client where s/he is, identifying those strengths and utilizing them in treatment with a personalized, creative approach. Tracy combines her experience, knowledge, and warmth with an evidence based, goal- oriented approach. She is passionate about the process of change and honors her clients’ stories.