Virginia graduated from the University of Houston-Clear Lake with a Master’s Degree specializing in family therapy. She is certified both as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor, and is an approved Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor. She is bilingual (fluent in Spanish). Her counseling experience has been dedicated to working with at risk and beyond risk youth and their families, in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Her professional counseling background is extensive, and includes training in the area of family of origin dynamics, domestic violence interventions, drug and alcohol treatment, anger management, decision making strategies, grief/loss recovery and parenting/grand parenting training. In addition, Virginia has developed and conducted a variety of multi-family group therapy sessions and workshops on many diverse topics. She is an active member of Sagemont Church. Virginia is married, has two grown children, one son-in-law, and one precious grandchild.