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Professional Experience

PESI

  • Eau Claire, WI

  • Contract Training Provider & EMDR Consultant (2023-current)

Aglow Counseling

  • Longmont, CO

  • Owner, Therapist, Consultant, Trainer (2022-current)

Mindfully

  • Longmont, CO

  • Therapist, Consultant, Mentor, Trainer (2022- 2023)

  • Clinical Director (2022)

Stacy Ruse Counseling Group

  • Longmont & Denver, CO

  • Owner, Clinical Director, Therapist (2019-2022)

Stacy Ruse Counseling

  • Longmont, CO. Previously Austin TX

  • Owner, Psychotherapist (2013-2019)

Austin Center for Psychological Care

  • Austin, TX

  • DBT Skills Group Therapist (2013-2015)

Inside Out Life Development

Bridging Hope Counseling Center

  • Rogers, MN

  • Psychotherapist & Group Clinician (2012-2013)

Dr. Devine's Private Practice

  • St. Louis Park, MN

  • Psychotherapist (2011-2013)

Human Resources Management

  • Various companies

  • Generalist Roles (2000 - 2008)

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Certifications & Degrees

Certifications

Internal Family Systems

  • Approved IFS Clinical Consultant 

  • Certification in Internal Family Systems

EMDR Therapy

  • Evergreen EMDR-C Approved Consultant

  • Evergreen Certified EMDR Therapist

  • EMDRIA Approved Consultant & CIT (2017-2023)

  • EMDRIA Approved Certified EMDR Therapist (2016-2023)

DBT Therapy

  • DBT Extensively Trained 

  • Evergreen DBT Certified Therapist (2018-2022)

Other Certifications

  • Spirit Junkie Master Certification Level 1 

  • HIPAA Awareness for Mental Health Certification 

  • National Counseling Exam (NCE) 

  • Healing Touch Level 1 

  • Certification in Exposure Therapy for PTSD

  • Yoga & Meditation Certified Instructor 

    • 7 Centers Yoga School | Sedona, AZ

Degrees

Capella University, CACREP Program

  • M.S. Mental Health Counseling

University of Colorado-Boulder

  • BA, Psychology

Consultation & Memberships

Advanced Consultation

Arielle Schwartz Ph.D., LP

  • Advanced EMDR, Trauma, & Professional Consultation2017-current

Paul Ginter EdU, LMFT

  • IFS Consultation, 2019-current

Barb Cargill, IFS Lead Trainer

  • IFS Consulting2018

Jennifer Madre, LPC

  • EMDR & Dissociation Consultation2016-2018; & intermittent

Rick Levinson, LPC

  • EMDR Consultation, 2014-2016

Memberships

  • IFS Continuity Program (2018- current)

  • Colorado Association of Psychotherapy, 2018-current

  • Longmont Area Psychotherapy Network,2018-current

  • EMDRIA Member, 2012-Current

  • DBT Consultation Groups, 2013-2020

  • NW Austin Psychotherapy Consult Group, 2014-2018

  • Eating Disorder Specialists of Austin, 2014-2016

Specialized Trainings

*This is not a fully exhaustive list, but highlights the diverse, specialized, advanced trainings, and depth of expertise. ​

  • IFS Continuity Program. Ongoing Intensive. IFS-Institute (2018-current)

  • Direct Access Course: An Essential IFS Skill. IFS-Institute. F.Booth & R.Schwartz (current)

  • The School of Awakening: Becoming a Teacher of Presence. 5-month program. E.Tolle (2023)

  • The Transformative Power of Holding Space. Matt Khan (2023)

  • EMDRIA Consultant Day (2023)

  • Somatic IFS: An Embodied Approach to Healing Trauma. S.McConnell & R.Schwartz (2023

  • Intent, Impact & Intercultural Competence. IFS-Inst. J.Agate, F.Finney & R.Schwartz (2023)

  • Cultural & Legacy Burdens in IFS. Ann Sinko, LMFT. (2022)

  • IFS, Gestalt, and Transpersonal Parts Work in Action. Uri Talmor (2022)

  • Healed to Completion Course. Matt Khan (2022)

  • Becoming the Beloved 4-day Retreat. Matt Khan (2022)

  • Renewal & Into the Void Intensives. Stargate Experience (2022)

  • Angel Academies. Matt Khan (2019, 2020, 2021, 2022)

  • Initiations & Rebirth. Lee Harris (2021. 2022. 2023) 

  • EMDRIA Annual Conference Completion. (2022)

  • CO Counseling Assoc. LPC Supervision Training (2022)

  • Boundaries. A Master Class. Lee Harriss (2022)

  • IFS Annual Conference. Center for Self-Leadership (2021) 

  • Teletherapy: HIPAA, Ethical, & Standard of Care. Person-Centered Tech (2021)

  • Informed Consent: New Additions. SimplePractice. B.E.Caldwell (2021)

  • HIPAA Security Awareness (BYOD). Person-Centered Tech. (2021)

  • Security Compliance in Mental Health. Person-Centered Tech (2021)

  • HIPAA Security Compliance in Mental Health. Person-centered Tech (2021)

  • Intro to Documentation. Simple Practice. Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD, LMFT (2020)

  • Telehealth legal & Ethical Issues. SimplePractice (2020)

  • EMDRIA Annual Conference. EMDRIA.org (2020)

  • IFS Level 2. Center for Self-Leadership (2020)

  • Supervision in Mental Health. SimplePractice. Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD, LMFT (2019)

  • IFS Level 1 Intensive. Center for Self-Leadership (2018-19) 

  • EMDRIA Annual Conference. EMDRIA.org (2019)

  • Energy Healing 101 & 102. BPI. (2019) ​​

  • Therapy Mastermind Circle. Trauma Solutions (2018-19)

  • Secure: Healing Attachment Wounds. Trauma Solutions (2018)

  • CAP Conference (2018)

  • EMDRIA Annual Conference. EMDRIA.org (2018)

  • EMDR Advanced Toolbox. J. Knipe (2018) ​

  • Science of Medical Intuition Course. Sounds True (2018)

  • Accessing & Living from Self. R. Schwartz. L. Kelly (2018)

  • EMDR Flash Technique. P. Mansfield. EMDRIA (2018)

  • Unraveling Mystery of Memory. Trauma Solutions (2018)

  • Psychotherapy & Spirituality Summit. Sounds True (2018)

  • Integration of IFS into EMDR. EMDRIA (2018) ​

  • IFS 1-year Intensive Circle. R. Schwartz (2017-2018)

  • Advances in Treatment of Trauma. NICABM (2017)

  • Self-Acceptance Summit. Sounds True (2017)

  • How to Work w/ Shame. NICAMB (2017)

  • Spirit Junkie Mast Cert Level 1. Gabrielle Bernstein (2017)

  • Energy Medicine Yoga. Lauren Walker (2017)

  • Living Yoga Conference. Yoga International (2017)

  • EMDR & Eating Disorders 1&2. EMDRIA (2017)

  • Energy Healing Summit. Sounds True (2017)

  • EMDR. Early Trauma Protocol. EMDRIA. S. Paulson (2017)​

  • Self-Compassion. Kristin Neff & Brene Brown (2016)

  • EMDR Trauma Spiritual Transformation. EMDRIA (2016)

  • Yoga of Awakening. Seane Corn (2016)

  • Ayurveda Health Conference. Yoga International (2016)

  • EMDRIA Annual Conference-Complex Trauma (2016)

  • Looking Through Eyes Dissociation. S. Paulson EMDRIA (2016)

  • Gifts of Imperfection. Brene Brown (2016)

  • EMDR & Borderline Personality. Mosquez EMDRIA (2016)

  • Yoga International Spring Conference (2016)

  • EMDR & Mindfulness. PESI (2015)

  • Somatic Experiencing Training. SETI (2015)

  • Somatic Experiencing. Peter Levine (2015) ​

  • Prolonged Exposure Therapy Intensive. PENN (2014)

  • Advanced Intensive DBT Training. PESI (2014)

  • Self-Injury & Suicidal Behavior Training. ACA (2013)

  • ACT for Trichotillomania. ACA (2013)

  • DSM-V Training Series 1 & 2. ACA (2013)

  • Depression Series. ACA (2013)

  • Extensive DBT Training. Bridging Hope Counseling (2012/13)

  • Extensive ERP Training. OCD & Hoarding. Dr. Devine (2012/13)

  • DBT Intensive level 1 & 2. DBT Associates MN (2012)

  • Narrative Therapy Intensive. Kenwood Center MN (2012)

  • Anusara (yoga/mindfulness) Intense training. MN (2008-2011)

  • Healing Touch Level 1. St. Mary's University. MN (2004)

  • Yoga Certification (2003); Advanced Trainings (ongoing)

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