Britt Masters, MA, LPC

britt@bravecounseling.com

1290 N Williams Street, Suite 205, Denver, CO 80218

www.bravecounseling.com

SUMMARY

Adept trauma-informed clinician specializing in transpersonal and multicultural approaches to healing. With a background in art therapy, experience includes over four years of experience in mental health providing trauma-informed care in context of community mental health. Expertise treating adults and adolescents with complex trauma, depression, anxiety, and LGBTQ+ issues. Significant experience with Spanish monolingual clients, offering sessions in Spanish. Advanced training in Art Therapy, Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP), ecotherapy, and transpersonal psychology.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Level 1 AEDP Practitioner

  • Dual Masters degree in Art Therapy/Counseling

  • Attachment-based approach to therapy

  • Over four years of offering trauma-informed care

EDUCATION AND PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

LPC Colorado

April 2018 - Present

LPC.0014569

AEDP Immersion Training Conference, Berkeley, CA

August 2015

Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy (AEDP) Level 1 Practitioner

Southwestern College

Santa Fe, NM November 2015

M.A. Art Therapy & Counseling

 

Missouri State University

Springfield, MO; May 2010  

B.S.  Spanish, Major GPA:  4.00

Missouri State University

Springfield, MO; May 2009

B.S.  Communication Sciences & Disorders (Deaf Education Emphasis)

Overall GPA: 3.77, Graduated Magna Cum Laude  

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Brave Embodiment Counseling, Denver, CO

Outpatient Therapist

November 2018-Present

Provide weekly outpatient individual sessions in private practice to adults and adolescents struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, and related issues. Aid individuals in processing spiritual and other traumas through a transpersonal lens. Utilize AEDP and attachment-based interventions to assist clients in rewiring negative personal programming from a neurological level and beyond.

Devereux, Denver, CO

Community Based Clinician

July 2016-October 2018

Conducted weekly individual and family therapy sessions for children, adolescents, and adults in home-based and outpatient settings. Clients often had trauma-related diagnoses, with secondary diagnoses relating to depression, anxiety, attachment trauma, substance abuse, and others. Provided parenting coaching, psychoeducation, and support for parents of children with acute mental illness and those who have experienced trauma.

Engender, Inc.   

Growing Up To Succeed (G.U.T.S.) Counselor

September 2015-June 2016

Provided weekly and bi-weekly psychotherapy, counseling, and art therapy sessions and facilitated weekly groups to middle school students, offered family counseling sessions as needed, and regularly aid families with case management services. Taught preventative psychoeducation re: substance use & abuse, eating disorders, parenting, communication, depression, trauma, and other topics for teens and families. Served as supervisor to case management intern.

Engender, Inc.

Art Therapy & Counseling Masters Intern

April 2015-September 2015

Conducted weekly individual counseling & art therapy sessions for adults, adolescents, and children.  Utilized techniques from various theoretical approaches, including: art therapy, transpersonal psychology, Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy, Somatic Experiencing, addictions counseling, and play therapy. Co-facilitated weekly groups pertaining to recovery from addictions and art therapy & trauma. Planned and independently facilitated weekly art therapy groups to at-risk middle schoolers.

Southwestern Counseling Center

Art Therapy & Counseling Practicum Intern

September 2014-April 2015

Performed weekly art therapy, psychotherapy, and play therapy sessions with children, adolescents, and adults of diverse populations and diagnoses/special issues such as eating disorders, body dysmorphia, depression, anxiety, attachment trauma, social anxiety, substance abuse, OCD, family systems disruptions, and other challenges. Planned and co-facilitated weekly art therapy groups for at-risk children and their adult mentors.