CAITLIN SKEENS, MS,
Caitlin completed her Master’s of Science in Professional Counseling degree from Grand Canyon University in January of 2020, and is in the process of becoming a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC). Her undergraduate degree in Psychology, with a minor in addition studies, was earned at Washington State University with honors manga cum laude.
Caitlin started her work in the helping profession at the YWCA of Clark County in Washington state, empowering and supporting survivors of abuse and their families. Through both nonprofit and private practice experience, Caitlin has gained aptness in treating co-occurring and addictive disorders; a background in recovery from abuse; experience in interventions for codependency, relationship issues and parenting; as well as a profound joy in strengthening families. She is enthusiastic about incorporating an eclectic styled of interventions based on the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) modality, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), and Attachment-based theory.
Relocating to Arizona from the Portland, Oregon area in 2017, Caitlin is passionate about her family. Her personal birth stories of her two daughters have inspired her to commit her career to empowering mothers, nurturing healthy pregnancies, supporting mothers through fertility complications, and promoting the welfare of families through the turbulent transition of the perinatal and postnatal periods. Caitlin is currently in the process of formal certification in her area of expertise and avidity, Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders (PMADs).