Kirstine Keel believes that life is full of challenges – unique to each individual, struggles may become experiences that help us learn to love and be loved more abundantly. With a safe, supportive and trusting environment she offers her knowledge, training, skills and personal experiences in walking with her clients on their journey to an increased sense of freedom through becoming shame resilient. Kirstine received her bachelor degree from Fresno Pacific University in Management and Organizational Development and her Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Argosy University.
Kirstine desires to walk her clients through their journey to a more vital and meaningful life that they want to create. Working through loss and grief, trauma, depression and anxiety with individuals, couples and families that are suffering from addiction, and other harmful experiences is the focus of her work. These kinds of struggles are explored, healed and replaced with a greater capacity to love and be loved. In addition, she is certified in domestic violence and has completed Gottman Level I and II trainings. Primarily an ACT therapist she has had training in trauma, and has had experience and training using DBT, CBT, and EFT kinds of therapy.
Work is her passion; however, Kirstine also really enjoys writing, nature, movies, music especially, singing and creating art through oil, pastel and watercolor mediums – kirstinekeel.com. Formerly a teacher, writing and illustrating a children’s book, Marley the Motmot in The Land of Trees was checked off her bucket list.