Bobbi has worked in the mental health field for over 20 years. She is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She earned an Associate's Degree in Psychology from John Wood Community College in Quincy, IL. She was one of the first three students to earn a Bachelor of Social Work from the University of Illinois at Springfield and completed a Master of Arts in Child, Family, and Community Services and completed extensive course work in Human Development Counseling at University of Illinois at Springfield. She later taught sociology and psychology at John Wood Community College and social work classes at U of I Springfield as well as teaching psychology at Western Illinois Correctional Center. Bobbi has experience working in child welfare, marriage and family counseling, individual outpatient therapy, inpatient child and adolescent therapy, and dual diagnosis counseling.