Izzy has a bachelor’s degree in Middle Grades Education from Georgia College and State University, a Master of Social Work from Valdosta State University, and a Master of Divinity from Lancaster Theological Seminary. Izzy has been providing mental health and substance use services since 2004.
Izzy specializes in substance use disorders and LGBT issues and uses a variety of modalities to address substance use issues, including cognitive behavioral and solution focused therapy, and 12 Step interventions to facilitate life-long recovery. Izzy provides a safe and welcoming environment to address LGBT issues, and can assist clients with family of origin issues, religious questions and conflicts, and self-acceptance. Izzy works with individuals aged 13 to adult in the following areas: substance use disorders, mental health disorders with specific interests in depression, anger management, body dysphoria, and dually diagnosed, as well as issues related to the LGBT community. Izzy believes that there is tremendous healing power in the telling of our stories. When we are able to be vulnerable with others, we soon discover we have immeasurable courage. The introspective work we do together brings healing and hope for a brighter future.