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Christopher Westerman


Chris received his Bachelors degree in Psychology from the University of Kentucky in 1996 and, Masters degree in Counseling from Asbury Theological Seminary in 2000. He is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor in the state of Kentucky since September 2001 and, a National Certified Counselor since October of 2001. He is a member of the Association for Play Therapy and the American Association of Christian Counselors. Christopher has over 12 years counseling experience with severely emotionally disturbed children and, their families. His focus is to help families where they are and use their strengths and community resources to help make positive change in their lives. This approach allows Chris to achieve success with child & family in counseling and, also in school and community to help clients succeed. Chris recently acquired a specialized credential as a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor and training in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). He continues to learn more about an integrative approach to treatment. 

Chris' office is filled with play therapy games and interventions for children, adolescents and families. Chris has training in Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) which helps parents learn more effective methods of coping with their child's misbehavior and emotions.