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Brooke is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, practicing in Indiana, where she works with adults and children as a personal therapist, life coach and educator. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology from Anderson University and a Master's degree in Community Counseling from Ball State University. Her career has allowed her to serve individuals in many capacities, and she's also experienced with eating disorders in pre-teens/teens, adoption preparation, providing mental health therapy during disasters, stress management and other professional services. At DietsInReview.com, Brooke will help educate readers about the connection between mental health and nutrition and exercise.
When not working closely with her clients, you can find Brooke burning up a dance floor! She's a wildly talented dancer, teaching and performing salsa; she is also trained in belly dancing, cha cha, mambo, swing and others.
Fun Facts About Brooke
I Never Leave Home Without my cell phone
Where I'd Rather Be traveling the world
My Bragging Rights I am my own boss before turning 28
Personal Fun Fact watch Colts football every week, and probably a couple of other games
Refrigerator Staple tortillas and cheese
My Favorite Healthy Food filet mignon
My Guiltiest Pleasure Pepsi
Song That Gets Me Going in the Gym covers by Me First and the Gimme Gimmes
Favorite Gym Activity teaching dance classes
Movie Seen Too Many Times to Count Playing by Heart
The Book I'd Read Again nearly anything on my shelves
First Paid Gig babysitting
Accomplishment Most Proud of completed Indianapolis Mini Marathon
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