Teena completed her undergraduate education at Indiana University, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Social and Behavioral Sciences. She continued her education through Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis, earning her Master of Social Work. Teena is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and is currently working toward clinical licensure. In addition to her formal education, Teena has served in a variety of social work roles, including youth ministry, community mental health and home-based services, Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), and assisting individuals with special needs. Though work with children and adolescents continues to be an area of interest within her practice, she strives to meet people where they are, regardless of circumstances and connecting with individuals of all ages while working to educate, empower, and encourage them throughout their respective journeys.