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