I love learning and regularly take trainings to grow my skills in this work.  Here are some of the trainings I've completed over the years.

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Bachelors of Science in Social Studies Education, 2002 (because I was going to be a History teacher...)

Bachelors of Arts in Women's Studies, 2002 (because when everyone questions feminism it helps to have fancy books to point at...)

Bachelors of Science in Geography, 2002 (because I really, really like maps)

Masters of Science in Higher Education Leadership, 2004 (because I used to teach college students to be leaders)

Masters of Arts in Counseling Psychology, 2010 (because I wanted to teach people to love themselves and others better)

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Kinsey Institute Sex Educator Certification, 2004 (where I started talking to people about passion, shame, and resilience)

Nonviolent Communication Intern, 2005-2008 (where I learned about ask for what you want and listen to other people)

Family and Neighborhood Mediation Intern, 2005-2009 (where I learned about repairing relationships after fighting)

National Coalition Building Institute, 2007 (where I learned what to do with internalized oppression)

Myers Briggs Facilitator Certification, 2007 (I got to learn about career counseling and personality testing- great stuff!)

Compassionate Listening Project, 2008 (where I really focused on the importance of being heard in order to heal)

Invite Change - Transformative Coach Certification, 2006-2008 (where I learned about transformative life coaching)

People's Institute Northwest, 2007, 2008, 2009 (where I really practiced listening and reflecting on privilege)

Trauma Stewardship Institute, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 (where I learned to prioritize of self care and balance)

LGBTQ Therapist Certification, 2010 (where I got real official about serving a fabulous community)

Relationship Research Institute Intern, 2010 (where I learned all about fighting and making up and building trust)

Positive Psychology Certification, 2013 (where I learned the science of happiness and tools to build happy lives)

Daring Way Facilitator Certification, 2014 (where I learned all about resiliency, courage, shame, and belonging)

Desire Map Licensing Program, 2014 (where I got clear about desire and goals)

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Trauma Release Exercise Training - to help clients release trauma from their bodies

Yoga Therapist Training - to help clients reconnect and trust their bodies

 

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