My Training and Education

I am honored to have received wonderful educational and training experiences. I am adamantly committed to continuing to grow and learn in the field of partner betrayal through education and consultation.


Education, Training, and Certifications:

B.A. English, Harding University 2002-2006

Missionary, Cambodia 2009-2019

Master Certified Life Coach,  Level 1 and Level 2 Training from the Certified Life Coach Institute, 2021

2 Day Trauma Conference: The Body Keeps the Score - Trauma Healing with Dr. Bessell van der Kolk, MD, through PESI (2022)

Mentoring from Ellen Drews, CPC-c, (2021 - present)

Moving Beyond Betrayal Course for Coaches and Clinicians, 2022

Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model Training, APSATS (2022), Barb Steffens Scholarship Recipient 

  Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model, APSATS (2022), Certified Partner Coach (Candidate)

 COFRA Partners Course from StopSO UK: Compassion Focused-Risk Aware Partners (2022)

Behind the Eyes of The Viewer of Sexual Images of Children, Lucy Faithfull Foundation Training (2022)

  A Door of Hope, Peer Facilitator Training (2022)

6 Tools for Better IFS Integration, Michael Paterski - Certified IFS Practitioner Level 3 (March 2023) 

Restoring Truth: Disclosure Guide Training, APSATS (2023)

Betrayed Families: Support for Children and Families Training, APSATS (2023)

Associate Certified Coach (Level 1 - ICF)

In Progress:

Certified Partner Coach (APSATS)

Certified Disclosure Guide Coach (CDGC) - Candidate, APSATS

IFS Online Circle: Foundations of the IFS Model, IFS Institute

IFS Immersion: Integrating Internal Family Systems (IFS) Across Clinical Applications, PESI

Best Practices to Support Families Impacted by Intimate Partner Violence, Catholic Charities USA and Catholics for Family Peace

Working with Highly Conflictual Couples Workshop (using Internal Family Systems), Mary Kruger, MS, LMFT




Betrayal Trauma and Perinatal Mental Health Survey (2021 - present): Perinatal and Postpartum Depression Diagnoses in Women of Partners with Problematic Sexual Behaviors

Therapist Education for Catholic Betrayed Partners Collaborative Document (2022-2023)

Who is Going to Help Me? Curriculum for Children of Parents with Problematic Sexual Behavior (2023)

Training and Consultation for Supporting Non-Offending Partners (2023) 

Featured in Angelus News (2023)

Supporting Non-Offending Partners: A Guide for Coaches (2024)



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