Toni is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker Associate with a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Smith College. Prior to attending Smith College, she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Coastal Carolina University.
Toni was fortunate to work as a full-time intern at Veritas Collaborative as part of her graduate school training. She gained extensive experience working directly with patients and their families throughout the treatment process, with a specific focus on family programming. During her first year at graduate school, Toni interned at Duke University Hospital where she was responsible for conducting individual assessments and offering psychotherapy services to pregnant patients diagnosed with anxiety, depression, and other affective disorders.
Toni strives to create a compassionate and supportive environment that offers an empowering, non-judgmental approach to recovery. She works closely with the patient and their families to develop coping strategies by providing psycho-education and therapeutic support. Toni believes in treating each person as a unique individual with a focus on the therapeutic relationship, as well as the role and involvement of the family system. She feels honored to have the opportunity to work with individuals and their families throughout their recovery process.