Ruth Omlin, MPS, LPAT, ATR-BC, has a Master’s Degree from Pratt Institute in Art Therapy and Creative Development, with a focus on object relations theory (attachment issues), and has many years of experience working with depression, mental illness, personality disorders and trauma.
Exploring menopause as the important transformational stage in a woman’s life that it is, she guides women to take a pro-active, empowering stance to menopause, promoting self-actualization through a variety of creative modalities and mindfulness principles.
Her personal journey has led to an extensive training in the healing arts earning the Sivananda Yoga teacher diploma in Neyyar Dam, India; Second Degree in Reikki; and several years practicing Johrei. As a certified Qigong instructor she currently leads beginners and intermediate Qigong groups, including the 9-Breath Empowerment Method.
In her holistic approach she integrates EFT, and modified DBT when needed, to the above mentioned modalities, with the focus of helping clients tap into their own innate potential for healing.
Since 2002 Ruth has been teaching as adjunct faculty at Southwestern College. She also offers supervision for art therapists. As a working artist her work has been shown in several group shows in Santa Fe.
She is fluent in English, German and French
Dawn Perry has been a licensed counselor in private practice in Santa Fe since 2003. Dawn believes that each client is the expert on their life and their needs and sees her role as that of a companion/guide. As a student and practitioner of depth psychological practice, Dawn invites and welcomes the participation of the unconscious in therapy and in life. She enjoys working with clients who are ready and willing to partner with the unconscious, working with dreams, sandplay, active imagination, and reverie. Talk therapy is an important part of her practice but she also uses a variety of tools in her work with clients including Heartmath®, Brain Gym®, EMDR®, and EFT®. She has also been trained to use the LENS (Low Energy Neurofeedback System) with clients.
Dawn enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families. She has been trained in and uses an Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy approach with couples.
Dawn's dissertation was focused on adoption and Systemic Constellation Work.
Alec Carpenter has been providing therapy for clients since 2001. He loves working with both couples and individuals, and has literally thousands of hours of experience in some of the treatment modalities he offers. He specializes in the treatment of trauma, grief and loss, depression and anxiety, spiritual crisis, energy balancing, emotional therapies, and couples communication issues.
He has a highly developed set of tools that he uses with clients which he has found to be consistently transformative. These tools include emotional event therapy, somatic trauma therapies, EMDR, direct energy work, guided meditations/visualizations, voice-dialogue style therapies and various cognitive/behavioral techniques.
All techniques are tailored to the client or clients in front of him at the moment with an emphasis on what works for them.
Kristine Bartyzel, MA, LPCC supports you in becoming empowered, authentic and effective in your life, work and relationships. She employs cognitive, body-centered, and process oriented methods while partnering with you in creating the changes and growth you seek.
Her many years of clinical experience working with clients healing from depression, anxiety, grief, anger, trauma, substance abuse, life transitions, and relationship conflicts ensures a developed sensitivity and attunement to the opportunities and obstacles in the change process inherent to each individual.
Therapeutic processes are directed toward problem resolution through enhanced selfawareness and acceptance, identifying subconscious motives and patterns, understanding and resolving inner conflicts, and accessing your inner wisdom for guidance and an empowered experience of life.
Kristine offers individual, couples, family, and group therapy to adults and adolescents.