Amanda joined the IACS team as the middle school adjustment counselor in 2020. She received both her B.S. and M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (with a specialization in school & community adjustment) from Lesley University in 2019. Amanda has experience working with diverse populations in a variety of settings including non-profit organizations, schools, and therapeutic centers within the greater Boston area. She strongly believes in the healing power of kindness, community, and connection. In her free time, Amanda enjoys hiking, thrift shopping, bird watching, gardening, and spending time with her loved ones.