Lourdes graduated from Southern Adventist University with a bachelors degree in Human Development and Family Studies. She then received her Masters in Social Work from UTC. Lourdes works as a Case Manager for Erlanger Community Health Centers offering bio-psychosocial services to patients of all ages. She is the mother of two girls, 22 and 14, which have given, and continue to give her, many life lessons (and gray hairs! lol ) and uses those experiences to empathize and assist parents and adolescents navigate through barriers and conflict.
She is passionate about mental health and helping others build resilience and find their identity through Jesus Christ. Her knowledge, skills, and abilities include depression, anxiety, codependency, intimate partner violence, parent and family conflict, and substance dependence. She uses an integrative, person-centered approach when addressing problems and interventions with clients. Modalities she engages with include Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems and Solution-Focused Therapy.