Pat is a Licensed Independent Social Worker with more than 35 years of experience in providing counseling services. She received her Master’s degree from Case Western Reserve University and 2 year certification in family systems theory from the Family Institute of Chicago. Pat has also completed training and certification in chemical dependency. She has both admiration and belief in the strengths of clients who seek help to heal from emotional pain. The understanding and expression of the human spirit that, at times, brings sadness, also brings hope, joy, and gratefulness. Currently, she works with adults around issues of depression, anxiety, and adjustment disorders in this ever-changing world.