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-Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology, graduating Cum Laude, from Pepperdine University.
-Master of Arts degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling, graduating Summa Cum Laude, from Chapman University.
-Began practicing counseling in 1998 at Chapman University’s Community Clinic
-Licensed Professional Counselor since 2001
-LPC Supervisor since 2003
-Opened the Carrollton office for Vann Counseling, Speaking, Consulting, and Supervision in 2008
-Expanded the business into Vann Counseling & Associates to offer lower cost counseling services provided by my interns in 2010
-Counseled over 500 individuals with a history of self-harm and consulted with other counselors on hundreds of cases
-Regarded as a Global Authority in the Prevention and Treatment of Non-Suicidal Self-injury
-Expertise in NSSI, boundary issues in personal & professional life, assertiveness, perfectionism, dating issues, problems related to adolescence, anxiety, depression, stress management, motivational issues, esteem problems
- Speaking Highlights:
-Professional speaker since 2000
-International, National, State, and Local Conferences & Symposiums; Keynote Speaker for State-wide conferences
-Repeat guest for numerous groups and conferences
-Over 90 talks on self-injury
-Trainer for more than 5 Colleges, over 10 school districts, hospitals, business networking events, probation departments, and religious groups
- Professor for two colleges
Media Commentator Highlights:
-International, National, State, and Local Mental Health Media Commentator since 2009
–Over 250 interviews for TV, radio, and print media
–ABC, CBS, NBC, Univision, and CW33
–Fox News Radio, Clear Channel, and I Heart Radio Contributor for stations across the U.S.
-Print Media: The Dallas Morning News, The Denver Post, The Amarillo Globe, Worchester Gazette (Massachusetts), GL (Girls’ Life magazine), Houston Family Magazine, Chattanooga Parenting Magazine, Dallas/Ft. Worth/Tarrant Cty Child, Breckenridge American; HealPreneur Magzine; Sober World magazine; Her Grit magazine; Work Life magazine; Woman Entrepreneur magazine; Voyage Dallas
-HollywoodLife.com consulted on celebrity stories involving self-injury
–Script Consultant and panelist for movies and documentaries
Author of 5 books
—A Caregiver’s Guide to Self-injury (2014)