“It is by going down into the abyss that we recover the treasures of life. Where you stumble, there lies your treasure.”- Joseph Campbell
“Don’t believe everything that you think.” – Unknown
Kerri feels privileged to walk beside people along their journey. Over the years, she has developed specialized skills to help young people and adults on their path of recovery from various Eating Disorders. Kerri has been afforded many incredible opportunities to develop her clinical skills, and she has served as a clinical supervisor across various locations and with diverse populations. Kerri studied Cognitive Behavioral Therapy at the Beck Institute in Philadelphia. She also worked at the Center for Change in Utah where she received training on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and was able to work with those struggling with Eating Disorders at various levels of care and stages of recovery.
Aside from her professional opportunities, Kerri believes that her own life journey has given her a great deal of passion, respect, and preparedness for her current work. She is married with kids, including 1 of which has significant special needs medically and cognitively. They also have a fantastic labradoodle, Beau, who is their son’s retired service dog!
Kerri believes there is nothing more beautiful than watching the stages of change in individuals battling various obstacles in life. Kerri works from a strengths-based perspective, allowing individuals to be the pilot of their own lives, navigating the trenches of different terrain, with the goal of a safe landing. She is extremely empathetic to what you’re going through and comes from a non-judgmental perspective. In whatever brings you to The Summit Counseling, it is Kerri’s hope that your troubles subside and you find yourself living your best life!