Credentials

I am currently enrolled in the 3 year Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia post-graduate certification and am expected to graduate in 2022.

 

Present: Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia, Change Team, member

Present: Gestalt Training Institute of Philadelphia, Community Meeting Planning Committee,

2nd year representative 

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?