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Where can I Find a Certified AF-CBT Clinician?


In order to obtain certification in Alternatives for Families: a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (AF-CBT), clinicians must fulfill a number of requirements. These certified clinicians are experienced and well-versed in the finer points of applying AF-CBT. A list of these clinicians can be found below.

United States

California

  • Muna Brejeyeh, Capital Star Behavioral Health

Colorado

  • Sarah Cleary, Denver Health
  • Monica Fitzgerald, Synergy Outpatient Services
  • Stephanie Jester, University of Colorado Denver
  • Amity King, Devereux Colorado
  • Caitlin Minino, Mental Health Partners
  • Ambrosia Shepard, Savio
  • Claudia Valadez, Spanish Clinic

Florida

  • Japheth Auguste, Smith Community Mental Health Services
  • Scarlett Blandon, Kristi House
  • Josefina Costa, Kristi House
  • Patrice Rotolo, Smith Community Mental Health Services
  • Daniel Torres, Smith Community Mental Health Services
  • Cedrin Vera, Kristi House

Kentucky

  • Amanda Martin, Brooklawn and Bellewood

Massachusetts

  • Joanne Gilman, MSPCC/Eliot Community Human Services
  • Jaime Santiago, MSPCC/Eliot Community Human Services

Maryland

  • Dan Kleiner, Kennedy Krieger Institute

Nebraska

  • Matt Fosket, Child and Family Therapy Institute of Nebraska
  • Stephaine Morse, Platte Valley Counseling, LLC

New Mexico

  • John Jewett, Sandia Pueblo Health Center

New York

  • Elissa Brown, St. John's University
  • Eliza Chamblin, New York Foundling
  • Komal Sharma-Patel, St. John's University
  • Sara Gates, Child Advocacy Center of Niagara

North Carolina

  • Ashley Fiore, Mountain CAC

Pennsylvania

  • Barbara Baumann, University of Pittsburgh
  • David Kolko, University of Pittsburgh

South Carolina

  • Carole Campbell Swiecicki, Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center
  • Dianne Corbin, Merrimack Valley Trauma Services
  • Alexandra Desch, Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center

Washington

  • Naomi Perry, University of Washington

Wyoming

 

  • Emily Norris, Bear Paw Family Counseling

 

Israel

  • Michal Shalev-Binnun

Japan

  • Mineko Inudzuka, Taisho University
  • Yasuko Hoshina, Taisho University

Kenya

  • Hellen Achieng Rangoro, Agape Children's Ministry

 

 

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AF-CBT Training for NC Clinicians

Fiore
Pre-Training Call:
Jan 17, 10AM-12PM EST
Training:
Jan 30-31, Feb 6-7, 2023
10AM-2PM EST

 

March 2023 Remote Training

Baumann, Kolko
Mar 14, 21, 23, 28, 2023
12PM-4PM EDT

 

June 2023 Remote Training

Baumann, Kolko, Cleary
Jun 8, 13, 20, 21, 2023
12PM-4PM EDT

 

AF-CBT Training for NC Clinicians

Fiore
Pre-Training Call:
Sep 5, 10AM-12PM EDT
Training:
Sep 11-12, 18-19, 2023
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November 2023 Remote Training

Baumann, Kolko
Nov 28, 29, Dec 4, 5, 2023
12PM-4PM EST

 

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Presentations

 

APSAC Mental Health Section Meeting
FEB 7, 2023
12-1pm on Zoom

Dr. Baumann will be providing an overview of AF-CBT. Interested mental health professionals should contact APSAC@APSAC.org

 

NCA Leadership Conference: United for Kids
JUN 6, 2023
12-1pm

Dr. Kolko will be presenting a workshop, "Helping Families Involved in Conflict and Coercion using AF-CBT". Interested mental health professionals should check the NCA website for updates.