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

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

Mentoring from Ellen Drews, CPC-c, PSAP

Moving Beyond Betrayal Course for Coaches and Clinicians

Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model Training, APSATS, Barb Steffens Scholarship Recipient 

  Multidimensional Partner Trauma Model, APSATS

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

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

  A Door of Hope, Peer Facilitator Training

Restoring Truth: Disclosure Guide Training, APSATS 

Betrayed Families: Support for Children and Families Training, APSATS

Associate Certified Coach (Level 1 - ICF)

Certified Partner Coach (APSATS)

Certified Disclosure Guide Coach (CDGC), Kitsugi Recovery Partners

The Association for the Treatment and Prevention of Sexual Abuse (ATSA), Associate Member

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

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

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

Violence and Abuse in Catholic and Christian Families: Preparing an Effective and Compassionate Pastoral Response, Pastoral Certificate Candidate, Pax In Familia 
Pastoral Sex Addiction Professional Candidate, International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals
Intimacy from the Inside Out, IFS Institute




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

Training and Consultation for Supporting Non-Offending Partners

Featured in Angelus News and Aleteia



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