Earning her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Eastern Illinois University and working in the school system for the past 15 years, Erin has walked through a variety of life challenges and mental health issues with adolescents and their families. She has experience in dealing with (but not limited to); depression, anxiety, trauma treatment,physical/sexual abuse, anger management, cutting/self-harm, grief, eating disorders and conflict resolution. Erin uses a holistic approach to promote healing and growth.She works with people of all ages, including children, elderly, marriages and families.Erin believes that everyone has a story as well as individual hopes and dreams for the future. She is skilled at focusing on personal strengths as well as speaking life into the goals that people have set for themselves. Erin’s philosophy is that the possibilities are endless when people heal from the past and break free from anything negatively influencing them or weighing them down.
In addition to private practice, Erin works for Early Intervention, which is a joint state and federal funded program for children birth to age three. Illinois’ Early Intervention program’s mission is to assure that families who have infants and toddlers with diagnosed disabilities, developmental delays or substantial risk of significant delays receive resources and supports that assist them in maximizing their child’s development, while respecting the diversity of families and communities.
Erin is married to her husband Ben and together they own Second Chance Gym in Arthur, where he leads a variety of individual and group fitness classes. They live in Sullivan with their three children, Madalyn, Mason and Logan. Erin loves watching her children swim competitively. She also enjoys traveling, boating, group fitness classes and spending time with her family. Erin has a heart for people and absolutely loves to watch them heal, grow and live out the healthy, happy life that they were created to live.