Ms. Vicki is a native of Dallas, is married to an active-duty Soldier and has three sons. She has a Master's of Science in Social Work from the University of Louisville, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and currently works as a therapist with military servicemembers and their families. She provides services for a wide array of concerns such as combat stress, PTSD, couples and marital problems, depression, grief and loss, stress and coping.
Ms. Vicki also writes an advice column "Dear Ms. Vicki" that appears in the Washington Times, the Fort Campbell Courier and the Heidelberg Herald Post. Ms. Vicki also hosts an internet radio show and blogs on her community site with the Washington Times. If you want to ask Ms. Vicki for advice about your military life, please email her here.
Dear Ms. Vicki, All hell just broke loose in my family, and I could really use your help. My daughter is a naval officer. We are very proud of her. She is the first one in our family to graduate from college and to serve our country. About 18 months ago, my daughter went to Washington, D.C,, with some friends to hang out. Well, she met a y... more
Dear Ms. Vicki, I need your help. My husband blocked me from his Facebook page and all his accounts because he said I snoop too much in his personal business. I feel like he is my husband and I deserve to know everything. It took me about two months of trying, but I finally figured out the password to his Facebook account. Now I'm heartbro... more
Dear Ms. Vicki, I've been dating my online boyfriend for a year now, and everything is so frustrating because of his attitude. He is so cranky and grumpy all of the time. I nicknamed him Mr. Crumpy. He's stationed in Germany in Ktown or somewhere close to there. He complains about his work hours. He complains that he is still a sergeant in ... more
Dear Ms. Vicki, I read the Dear Ms. Vicki page in the Heidelberg Herald Post when I attended high school. I always thought your advice was amazing. That being said, I am now a new military spouse and my husband is in the Army. We have been separated since June 2012 shortly after graduation with only visits here and there. When we got mar... more
Dear Ms. Vicki, My son is a sergeant in the Army. When he came back from Afghanistan almost 18 months ago, he had saved quite a bit of money, but he still had poor credit. Since I love my son and I have been so proud of him for serving his country for the past 6½ years, I wanted to help him. Overall, he has been a good son until now. I ... more