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Dr. Elissa Hurand | Licensed Therapist

I have always been strongly drawn to healing beginning as a little girl with a vision of being a medicine woman. My personal healing journey began when I was sent away to a therapeutic boarding school during my adolescence to address anxiety and depression. This was a jumping off point later pursuing training in acupuncture, yoga and meditation. Realizing my deep concern and desire to help people lead me to obtain my masters and doctorate in psychology. I now own my private practice facilitating people’s growth with a genuine concern and attunement to my client’s pain and vision for their personal evolution.

Outside of my practice you will find me spending meaningful time with my husband, two boys, and dog Louie. I also love spending time in the mountains running, practicing yoga and meditation.

Education

Pacifica Graduate Institute, Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
Gonzaga, M.A. in Clinical Counseling
Carroll College, B.A. in Environmental Studies

Professional Training

Masterson Institute trained- specializing in attachment, neurobiology and personality disorders.

EMDR certified​

Certificate of Completion in Somatic Experiencing Trauma Institute Beginning Level I-III.

Certificate of Completion in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) Immersion course.

Completion of DBT Intensive 8-week certificate course.

Certified in Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) by Harborview Center for Sexual Assault and Traumatic Stress.

Certified in Trauma Sensitive Yoga.

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