Renee graduated from Regis University with a Masters degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Certified Addiction Counselor III (CACIII), Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT), Emotion Focused Couples therapist (EFT), and an EMDR practitioner. Additionally, Renee is a member of the National Association of Addictive Professionals (NAADAC), the International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP), and is a National Certified Counselor (NCC).
She has been working with individuals and couples, with multiple addictions and co-occurring disorders since 2008. Renee received her clinical training in sexual addiction directly from leaders in the field including; Dr. Kenneth Adams, Dr. Stefanie Carnes, Debra Kaplan, Anexandra Katehakis, and Robert Weiss. Renee utilizes Dr. Patrick Carnes 30 tasks model for treating sex and pornography addiction and the betrayed partner.
Today Renee maintains her clinical practice at Trauma Recovery Counseling Services, LLC. She is committed to providing clients in the community an environment of comfort and safety to achieve healing and or Recovery. She is accepting, compassionate, and knowledgable at navigating barriers to change. She utilizes an internationally recognized community of researchers, educators, and writers in the field of addictions and trauma to ensure best practice.