Belle is so inspired to work at Spring Ridge Academy with a team of experts who share her same passion for helping young women and their families heal. With 12 years of experience working as a licensed therapist in residential treatment she continues to be grateful for the life changing transformation this level of treatment and expertise provides.

Belle was born in England and moved to Greenwich, Connecticut when she was six. She moved west at 18 to begin Prescott College where she attained an undergraduate degree in Experiential Learning. She earned her Master of Counseling degree from the University of Phoenix and has been licensed in Arizona since 2008.

Belle is currently Licensed at the independent level (LPC) in Arizona since.  She has spent most of her career working in therapeutic boarding schools though also has experience in adult drug and alcohol residential treatment and adult psychiatric units.

Belle specializes in treating trauma and is a student of Peter Levine’s 3 year Somatic Experiencing trauma training. Belle is certified in Pia Melodies Post Induction Therapy, Brene Browns Daring Way and Rising Strong programs. She also has training in EMDR, positive parenting, grief and loss, cbt, dbt and was a pioneer to the field of equine therapy.

Belle has lived in Northern Arizona for 20 years and is thrilled to have joined the Spring Ridge Academy team in June 2016.