Brisco has over twenty years counseling experience with a wide range of patients in a variety of treatment settings. These have included working in psychiatric hospitals, a residential and day treatment program, inpatient group home settings, a facility for the mentally retarded and the physically handicapped. including educational settings.
Brisco has a broad and unique base of experience providing services to adults and adolescents. Areas of emphasis with children include mood disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, conduct disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia and psychosis. Brisco also has significant experience working with children and adolescents who have experienced developmental delays, varying degrees of trauma, various types of physical and/or sexual abuse, abandonment and/or neglect, dysfunctional family systems, as well as issues related to mental retardation and physical handicaps.
In addition, Brisco holds A Master Degree in Exceptional Education and participated in various training and certifications in psychiatric disorders and crisis management techniques.