Amanda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with adults and adolescents that struggle with issues of mental health and substance use. She received her Master’s in social work from IUPUI School of Social Work, with a concentration in Mental Health and Addictions, and her bachelor’s in social work from Indiana University Bloomington (IUB). She began working in the addiction field as an intern and has over 5 years of experience working with adults and adolescents from diverse backgrounds. Amanda has experience working as a school counselor, and she continues to work as an adjunct instructor at IUB teaching substance use and diversity courses at the Bachelor and Master level.
Amanda received extensive training in treating gambling addictions and is a Certified International Co-Occurring Gambling Specialist. She holds certificates in Dialectal Behavioral Therapy and utilizes this as well as other evidence-based practices (including Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy) to help individuals achieve their goals and live healthier lives.
Amanda is passionate about community service, social justice, building interfaith connections, and serving at her Mosque.