Felicia received her Bachelors of Science from SUNY Brockport, her Masters of Social Work from the University of Buffalo as an Advanced Standing student in 2003, and her Masters of Science in Health Administration in 2015. She also received a Trauma Certification from the University of Buffalo Social Work Program in 2015.
Felicia has worked in a variety of therapeutic settings prior to joining the UCC staff. Felicia worked as a part-time Substance Abuse Group therapist at a private clinic, Westfall Associates Inc., for 8 years. While at Westfall Associates, Felicia facilitated the Dual Diagnosis Early Recovery Group and the Women's Early Recovery Group. Felicia worked as a primary therapist for 4 years in a Residential treatment facility for Women and Children. She developed and implemented a Co-Occurring Disorders group for Catholic Family Center. Felicia worked as a Community Mental health therapist at St. Mary's Mental Health Outpatient where she trained to become a dialectical behavioral therapist. She also worked as Psychiatric Assignment Officer in the Psychiatric Emergency Center for Unity Health System. Felicia also has a private practice providing trauma informed care and psychotherapy to individuals, couples. Felicia facilitates DBT groups and women survivors of childhood sexual abuse groups in private practice.
Felicia's interests and specialty areas include working with survivors of trauma, individual diagnosed with borderline personality disorders, and depression. She also enjoys facilitating process and DBT groups, and providing supervision and training for social worker graduate students.