Co-Owner / Therapist MS, LMFT, LPC, CSAT-S, CPCS, AAMFT Approved Supervisor
Marilyn uses a positive, strength-based approach to work with individuals, couples, and families from the teenage years through adulthood. She inspires hope and healing by guiding clients through recovery from abuse and trauma. She works with adolescents to help them better function in their social, school, and family systems. She treats couples in crisis, and specializes in sex addiction and betrayal trauma recovery. Marilyn uses Discernment Counseling to help couples on the brink of divorce find clarity and confidence in choosing a path forward. She is a member of the Association for Comprehensive Energy Psychology and uses energy psychology modalities including EMDR, Emotional Freedom Technique, and Healing Touch. As Co-Owner of the Institute, Marilyn provides supervision to therapists who are working towards their licensure.
Credentials: Master’s Degree, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Professional Counselor Supervisor, AAMFT Approved Supervisor, & Trauma Specialist. Certified in Discernment Counseling. Credentials conferred by the International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals (IITAP) include Certified Sex Addiction Therapist – Supervisor, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist, Sexual Addiction Specialist, and Financial Disorders Specialist.