Amy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Studies with a Minor in Social Sciences. She also has an Associate’s Degree with a Major in Criminal Justice. Amy is currently completing her Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor Credential (CASAC) with the College of Staten Island. She is also a certified Chaplain with the New York State Chaplain Task Force. Amy has provided patient advocacy and referral services with Crasmere Psychiatric Services for the last six years. She believes it is important to use compassion, care and understanding when helping others face their daily struggles in life. She has a strong passion for the mental health field, substance abuse prevention and spiritual guidance to patients and families. Amy enjoys reading, hiking, and cherishing special moments with friends and family.