Kristen Vorlaufer-Brightful, LCSW-C, LICSW is a graduate of University of Maryland, Baltimore where she received her masters degree in social work with a specialization in Clinical Mental Health. Kristen has over 10 years experience working with all age groups who have a range of needs to include mental health and substance use disorders. Kristen is a Licensed Certified Social Worker Clinical in Maryland and a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in West Virginia. She is also a board approved supervisor in both Maryland and West Virginia and has been providing clinical supervision to professionals in the field for the past 5 years. Kristen is an experienced clinician who has had extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) and is highly skilled in crisis intervention. Ms. Brightful is a member of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).