Chris completed his B.S in Family Studies at Brigham Young University in Utah. Currently he is completing his M.S in Marriage and Family Therapy with a focus on treatment of trauma and overwhelming stress. Chris focuses his research on exploring new treatment models for trauma in a relational context. Additionally, he explores how trauma affects the brain and how the brain changes through treatment.
Summary of Clinical Expertise
Chris focuses on trauma treatment within a relational context. He works with individuals, couples and families in helping them to rebuild relationships with themselves and others after experiencing traumatic experiences. Chris utilizes a wide variety of treatment models focusing on the effect trauma has on the brain, body, and relationships.
In addition to using IFS, Ego-State, Sandtray, Emotion-Focused Therapy, and Attachment-Based Family Therapy, Chris is trained in the following therapy treatments:
- Gottman Level 1 Couple's Therapy
Summary of Research Projects
Selected Publications and Presentations