Margaret is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor as well as a Registered Nurse in the State of IL. Margaret views therapy as a collaborative relationship, working towards a balanced sense of awareness in relationship to the challenges and stressors of life. Margaret draws from the tenets of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Course, Mindfulness-Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Adlerian Parenting model, and Strength Based Counseling. Mindfulness practices (formal and informal) are incorporated into the collaborative therapeutic relationship based upon the needs of the client.
Margaret is the Founder and Director of Mindfulness Midwest, LLC.
Margaret works as a Mindfulness Instructor as a member of the Wellness Team of the RUSH Road Home Program, a partner of the Wounded Warrior Project® teaching Mindfulness to Veterans of all branches of the US Military with Combat and Sexual Trauma as part of an ongoing Intensive Outpatient Program. Margaret teaches the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Course to Cancer patients, Cancer survivors (and all those that support them) for the Integrative Therapy Department of OSF Little Company of Mary Medical Center, as well as in the community of the southwest side of Chicago (moved to teaching Live Online via the Zoom platform during the Covid-19 Pandemic). In addition, Margaret continues to volunteer as a teacher of Preschool Yoga and Mindfulness in Chicago Public Schools.