Amarra is a professional master’s-level counselor who strives to help individuals grow and heal through the process of giving voice to and owning their story.
Amarra holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and a Master’s of Science in Education in Professional Counseling from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She is a nationally certified counselor through the National Board for Certified Counselors.
Amarra seeks to understand each unique individual and their desires in order to collaboratively develop effective skills and tools that align with their goals. She admires the resiliency of individuals and families as she stands beside them with guidance and support through their challenges. Amarra primarily utilizes strength-based, client centered, artistic expression, experiential, CBT and DBT approaches to therapy. She is also trained in Brainspotting and trauma informed care to help clients work through painful past hurt. Amarra has a special interest in helping individuals with trauma experiences work through challenging situations by using such approaches. She acknowledges the significance of empathy and validation for individuals who are impacted by difficult life events. Amarra places high importance on the therapeutic relationship as it provides openness and connection on the journey to wellness.
Outside of work, Amarra enjoys expressing herself through art, being in nature, horseback riding and spending time with family, friends, and cats: Meeko, Mater and Jerry.
Brainspotting levels 1 and 2
Gottman Couples Therapy Level 1
Trauma Informed Care
National Board Certified Counselor
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional