We interviewed Lynne Harris, a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the states of Georgia and Florida in private practice. She has worked in the mental health field since 2000, and in health care for over 15 years.
Her post graduate specialty training includes:
Advanced Trauma Training from the Institute for Advanced Psychotherapy Training and Education - 2007
Somatic Imagery and Ego State Psychotherapy from the Center for Healing and Imagery - 2009
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (Level I and II) - 2009
EMDR Level I and II - EMDR of Greater Washington - 2010
Level I Sensorimotor training/Training for the Treatment of Trauma - Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute - 2010
Level II Sensorimotor training/Attachment, Development and Trauma - SPI - 2013
Her clinical experience includes a wide range of settings and populations. She has experience working with young children, adolescents, adults, families, and groups. Prior to private practice, she worked for 10 years within the Inova Health System, including as an Outpatient Family Therapist at The Kellar Center, an adolescent treatment facility, and as an Addiction Counselor at Inova Addiction Treatment Program (formerly CATS) where she was involved in treatment at different levels of care – detox, day treatment, outpatient and residential. She has extensive experience conducting assessments and leading group therapy. Earlier in her career, she held positions in psychiatric hospital and school settings.
In addition to clinical work with clients, she enjoys doing clinical supervision. While at Inova, she provided supervision for interns seeking their graduate degrees, and currently supervise graduate level Master's candidates in their practicum work.
Prior to becoming a therapist, she worked in health care management, and earlier in international relations with a focus on former Soviet countries. She is also an artist.
Her education includes:
Marymount University, Falls Church, VA - M.A. Counseling Psychology
George Washington University, Washington, DC - Graduate Certificate Art Therapy
Columbia University, New York, NY - M.P.H. Health Policy and Management
The Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, DC - M.A. International Relations
Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA - B.A. Cum laude
Her professional affiliations include:
American Psychological Association - Division 56 Trauma Psychology
EMDR International Association
American Counseling Association
American Art Therapy Association
National Board of Certified Counselors
Georgia Licensed Professional Counselors