Dr. White started her career as a trained psychiatric nurse, providing therapy and facilitating groups. As her career progressed, she continued to further her education and received a BA in sociology from Boston College. Upon graduation from Boston college she decided to expand her horizons by traveling west to California, where she continued to pursue career and educational goals, and received a MS in Corrections, MA in Psychology, PsyD in Psychology from Pepperdine University during various stages in her career. In addition, while working in a treatment program for substance abuse she also obtained a Certification in Addiction Counseling from Cal State, Dominguez Hills.
Dr. White relocated to Las Vegas to pursue her career in Corrections, working for the NDOC, after having completed an internship with the Federal Bureau of Prisons. While at the NDOC she became trained in the treatment of sexual offenders and joined ATSA-Association for the Treatment of Sexual Abusers as well as facilitated a program for incarcerated youth adjudicated as adults. After ten years of working in Corrections, Dr. White transitioned to Outpatient Mental Health Services, with a focus on treatment for survivors of sexual abuse and specializing in DBT-Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
For more information about her expertise and Matters of the Mind, LLC, please visit www.mmbehavior.org or call (702) 647-6433.