Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #99483

Experience:  Practicing individual, couples, child and family counseling.

Current: Office at 1452 Oregon St. in the Historic McCormick Mansion, Redding, CA 96001

The Don Ostendorf Center for Counseling, under the supervision of Don Ostendorf, LMFT, 3 1/2 years. 

Shingletown Community Church, under the supervision of Susan Thompson, LCSW, 1 1/2 years.

Reflections Community Counseling, under the supervision of Jeannie Jacobs, LCSW, practicum, last year of graduate school, 1 year.

Bethel Church Transformation Center, under the supervision of Barry Byrne, LMFT, and the mentorship of Sharon Youngman.  Pastoral counseling, generational prayer, inner healing, 2 years.


Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology:  Simpson University.  Graduated:  July 2012, 3.97 GPA.

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology:  Simpson University.  Graduated August 2010, 4.00 GPA.


    • Brainspotting, Master Class; 3 day training conducted by David Grand PhD
    • Brainspotting, Phase 1; 3 day training conducted by Lisa Larson
    • Brainspotting, Phase 2; 3 day training conducted by Lisa Larson
    • Brainspotting for Children, 2 day training 
    • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.
    • Triple P; Level-4 Standard
    • Infant/Early Childhood Mental Health Certification (1 Year training).
    • Emotionally Focused Therapy.
    • 1 Year internship under Sharon Youngman at Bethel Church Transformation Center
    • Certified facilitator for Prepare/Enrich couples assessment.
    • Completed the Imago Dei adult course (off-shoot of Living Waters Ministries).
    • Attended Restoring the Christian Soul, taught by author and counselor, Leanne Payne, at Wheaton College in Chicago, Illinois
    • Completed Ed Smith’s, Beyond Tolerable Recovery course.


    • Faculty Award:  Professional Promise, 2012.  “Awarded to the graduate who has demonstrated outstanding potential for making a significant contribution to the field of marital and family therapy through a combination of academic, clinical, and leadership activities.”
    • Professor’s Award:  Outstanding Psychology Student, 2010.

Professional Activities and Memberships

Member of CAMFT

The International Honor Society in Psychology, PSI CHI

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