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