Erika grew up in Atlanta, Georgia with her parents and two brothers. She graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2010 with a bachelor’s degree in Interpersonal Communication. Erika’s deep love of people placed a desire within her to pursue work within the helping field. She is currently working towards a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Trevecca Nazarene University. Erika has a passion for for families, couples, and young adults. She believes that life is a journey, and at times that journey can be hard and confusing. She values the ability to join in that journey to create a safe place in which individuals can more deeply know themselves. She believes that healthy change is possible. Erika enjoys relaxing with family and friends, coffee dates with her husband, Ohio State football, and reading a good suspense book in her comfy chair.