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2024: Certification in Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy, Voyage Healing

2023: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) 

2022: Completed 3 year Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia post-graduate program 

2019-2022: Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia, Trainee


2019: American Counseling Association, Professional member

2018: Opened Private Practice, Kristen Hammond Counseling, LLC


2017: M.S, in Clinical Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Trauma Studies, Chestnut Hill College.

Dissertation: Trauma and Pole: Recreational Pole Dancing as an Adjunctive Therapeutic Activity for Trauma Survivors. 

2014:  B.A. in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Washington College

Dissertation: Trauma Resiliency Factors including Hope, Religiosity and Support Networks

2014: B.A. in Theater & Dance, Washington College

Dissertation: Mr. Marmalade by Noah Haidle.  Director and written analysis


2013: Independent Research, Is Laughter Really the Best Medicine? Presented at APA Division Conference

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