COAMFTE Accreditation

The Master of Arts (MA) in Marriage and Family Therapy program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education - COAMFTE

112 South Alfred Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
(703) 838-9808
coa@aamft.org.

My credentials:



  • Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, Regis University, Centennial, CO
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration; Concentration in Marketing; Second Major in Psychology, December 1983; Colorado State University, CO

National and State Licenses, Certifications, and/or Registrations

  • Registered Psychotherapist; Registration #105057; Registered December 2014; State of Colorado, Department of Regulatory Agencies, Division of Professions and Occupations, Centennial, CO

Professional Trainings (Core Trainings and Trainings 15 Hours or Greater)

  • Somatic Psychotherapy: Exploring the Role of the Body, Sensation, & Movement in Counseling (15 Contact Hours) Noeticus Counseling & training Institute, September 2015
  • Shame & Self Loathing in the Treatment of Trauma (8.0 Contact Hours) Janina Fisher, PhD. PESI Training, September 2015
  • Motivational Interviewing (15.0 Contact Hours) Noeticus Counseling & training Institute, September 2015
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy(EFT) Externship Training: May 6-9- 2015(including trauma in relationships)
  • Experiential Play Therapy: Sexual Abuse: Training by Dr. Byron E. Norton: Office of Behavioral Health Community Behavioral Health, Colorado May 28, 2015
  • Pragmatic/Experiential Therapy for Couples (PET-C): Facilitating Emotional Intelligence in Relationships - 08/15 Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute (15.0 Contact Hours)
  • Transforming the Well-Intentioned Therapist: Understanding Trauma-Informed Counseling Practice Training (15.0 Contact Hours), January 2015; Noeticus Counseling Center & Training Institute, Centennial, CO
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy - Facilitator Training (15.0 Contact Hours), February 2015 Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute, Centennial, CO
  • Working with the Void: Introduction to Existential Issues for Psychotherapists (15.0 Contact Hours), Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute, Centennial, CO
  • Introduction to Gestalt Therapy for Mental Health Professionals (15.0 Contact Hours), July 2014 Noeticus Counseling Center and Training Institute, Centennial, CO
  • Trauma Informed Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics Training (15.0 Contact Hours), October 2012 Child Trauma Academy, Houston TX
  • Emotionally Focused Cor Skills Training: June, 2016/December, 2016: Centennial, CO
  • Mastering Sixteen Key Habits of Emotionally Resilient People, (6 CE's) Kateri McRae, PhD. 2/19/16 Centennial, CO.
  • Complex Trauma: Brain body Spirit: (1.5 hrs.) CCA Conference, 4/2016, Centennial, CO

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2013 - Present)
  • Association for Play Therapy (2014 - Present)
  • Chi Sigma Lota National Honor Society (2013 - Present)
  • Colorado Counseling Association (2014 - Present)

My Supervisor:

  • Misti Klarenbeek-McKenna, LMFT # 775; LCSW # 992993
    Certified Emotionally Focused Therapist and Supervisor
    Thriving Connections, LLC
    7651 W 41st Ave., Ste. 200
    Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
    303-503-5295
  • Play Therapist Supervisor:
    Jane L. Johnson, LLC, LCSW, RPT-S
    333 W. Drake Rd. Ste 141
    Fort Collins, CO 80526
    970-266-2678