Education & Experience

TRAINING & CREDENTIALS

Dr. Erickson, Ph.D., LMFT, is a Licensed Indiana Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice for over 20 years. She provides solution-oriented therapy for individual, relationship and family issues for adults, children and adolescents. She obtained her doctorate from Purdue University-one of the leading institutions in research, theoretical and clinical training in her field. She is a Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the State of Indiana.

 


 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. - Marriage and Family Therapy, Purdue University, 1990

M.S. - Family Studies, Purdue University, 1987

B.A. - Psychology, Purdue University, 1984

 


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Private Practice - Therapist in private practice providing individual, marital and family therapy, specializing in treating trauma survivors. 1989-present.

Divorce Negotiator - Negotiated visitation between highly conflictual, court- ordered divorced couples. Catholic Social Services, Indianapolis. 1989-1990.

Family Therapist - Individual, marital and family therapy for clients with wide range of problems. Purdue Marriage and Family Therapy Center, West Lafayette. 1987-1989.

Rape Victim Advocate - Crisis counseling and advocacy for rape victims calling on hot line. Planned Parenthood, West Lafayette. 1986.

Planned Parenthood Counselor - Problem pregnancy and sexual issues counseling. Planned Parenthood, West Lafayette. 1986.

 


 

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

EMDR Training, Level II, Advanced - Advanced training in use of Bilateral techniques using mind and body to treat specific stresses and problems. EMDRIA, Arlington Heights, IL.

EMDR Training, Level I, Beginning - Beginning training in use of Bilateral techniques using mind and body to treat specific stresses and problems. EMDRIA, Columbus, Ohio.

Child Sexual Abuse Treatment - Networking and treatment in child sexual abuse. Hendricks County Sexual Abuse Treatment Program, Indianapolis, IN.

Traumatic Stress Treatment - Treatment of trauma victims and their families. The Family Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

 


 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Association for Marital and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

Indiana Association for Marital and Family Therapy (IAMFT)

Training & Credentials

 

  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Private Practice for over 20 years
  • Extensive training in individual, relationship and family issues
  • Experience treating adults, children & adolescents
  • Specialty in Stress and Trauma
  • PhD from Purdue University
  • Clinical Member of AAMFT

 

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