Master of Counseling (MC) from the University of Phoenix, 2008
     Full time, 3-year program, plus a supervised practicum of 100 hours, followed by a supervised internship of 600 hours.

National Board-Certified Counselor (NBCC), 2008
     Has successfully met the professional counseling standards established by the Board and in so doing has earned recognition as a National Certified Counselor

Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Arizona, 2010
     Requires a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree. I am licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners. My licensure includes 60 semester credit hours and coursework, plus 3,200 hours of supervised work experience as a Licensed Associate Counselor.

Belle's Experience 

NARM Therapist (NeuroAffective Relational Model), 2019
     Complex and childhood trauma focus. 51 hours plus Supervision and Consultation hours

Eye of the Needle (Near Death Experiences Training in Somatic Experiencing® by Peter A. Levine), 2019
     57 hours of specialized training.

Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP), 2017
     SEP Certification is 246 contact hours of training and 12 hours of personal sessions and 18 hours of case consultation

Positive Discipline (Parenting), 2016
     Three-Day Certification program focused on emotional life skills, cooperation, and community

Past Life Therapy Professional Training Brain Weiss M.D. Carole Weiss MSW 5 day training 2016

Daring Way Facilitator (Brene Brown, Certified Training), 2015
     Brene Brown’s work in shame, vulnerability, courage, and empathy.

PIT Certification (Post Induction Therapy, training by Pia Melody), 2013

EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing founded by Francine Shapiro, Ph.D. I & II, 2013

Board Certified Coach, (BCC), 2012
     Certified upon completion of a 5-day training and passed a psychometrically sound coach specific examination.

Eagala Certification (Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association), 2012

Matrix Model (Addiction and Recovery), 2009

Bachelor of Arts: Outdoor Experiential Learning, 2001
     Prescott College

EponaQuest Worldwide Advanced Instructor, 1999 
     To become an Advanced Instructor: Apprenticeship 160 hours, plus 160 hours of Instruction under the supervision of Linda Kohanov, and Kathleen Berry Ingram.

PATH (Professional Association of Therapeutic Riding) 1998 ~ 2004
     Previous Certified Instructor

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