Muriel directs the Department of Mental Health & Wellness which includes staff, interns, and almost 30 volunteers. Muriel started providing individual and couples counseling at Health Brigade in 2013. She has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Colorado/Boulder, a PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University, and a M.S. in Rehabilitation Counseling from Virginia Commonwealth University. Muriel is a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and Certified Family Life Educator. She has worked in higher education and with state agencies and has experience working with individuals across the lifespan.