Advanced Training and Credentials

LCSW, Licensed Psychotherapist, Florida & Texas

Certified EMDR Therapist and Approved EMDR Consultant - Francine Shapiro, EMDRIA, EMDR Institute.  EMDR Therapy and EMDR Consultation for therapists working toward EMDR certification

Certified Clinical Trauma Therapist - International Association of Trauma Professionals 

Certified Brainspotting  Therapist- International Brainspotting Institute

Certified Coach - Unites States & Europe

Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist (IFS) All levels (1-3) - Internal Family Systems Institute.  Program Assistant for IFS Level 1 and Level 2 therapist trainings. 

Certificate Sensorimotor (Somatic) Psychotherapy for the Treatment of Trauma - Pat Ogden, Kekuni Minton; Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute 

Certificate Somatic Experiencing  (SE) - Peter Levine, Maggie Klein, Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute

Certificate Compassionate Inquiry - Gabor Mate, Dr Gabor Mate Year Long Master Training 

Certificate Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) - Diana Fosha, Steve Silver, AEDP Institute

Certificate Voice Dialogue - Hal & Sidra Stone, The Voice Dialogue Institute.

Certificates Basic, Intermediate, & Advanced Hypnosis -  American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

Certificate Cognitive & Behavioral Therapy - The Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas  (now in Houston, TX)

Mindful based stress reduction - John Kabat-Zin, Professor of Medicine emeritus at the University of Massachusetts Medical School  

Heart Mind Therapy - Nancy Porter, LCSW - Founder

InnerWorks Therapy - Nancy Porter, LCSW - Founder

Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB)Dan Siegel, Allan Schore; mindGAINS

Polyvagal Theory in Psychotherapy- Deb Dana.  Stephan Porges , Emeritus Professor of Psychiatry,   University of North Carolina, Emeritus Professor of Human Development at the University of Maryland

Attachment Disturbances in Adults, Comprehensive Repair- David S. Elliot PhD, Clinical Psychologist & Faculty at International school of Psychotherapy, Counseling and Group Leadership,


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Nancy Porter, LCSW


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