Degrees

Bachelor of Psychology
Master of Counseling Psychology

Licenses

Mental Health Counselor, LIC #4195
1996-2002 Massachusetts Licensed Social Worker #3027123

Certifications

Authorized Facilitator, Darkness to Light, Stewards of Children 
Authorized Trainer, National Rifle Association’s, Refuse to Be a Victim 
Healthy Sexuality 
Board Certified Expert in Traumatic Stress 
Rape Crisis Counselor 
Early Childhood Education

Memberships

American Association of Christian Counselors 
New Life Counseling Ministries 
American Association of Experts in Traumatic Stress

Advisory

Cape Cod Moms Tracy has written dozens of blog posts for Cape Cod Moms and been invited to speak at the First and Second Annual Parenting Expos.

Curriculum Vitae

Continuing Education

CONSCIENTIOUS EATING: MENTAL HEALTH, INFLAMMATION AND THE AGING BRAIN

Institute for Brain Potential, Hyannis, MA, April 17, 2019, Lisa E. Goehler, Ph.D., (CEUs 6)

RESONANT RELATIONSHIPS

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, June 25-29, 2018, Fran Johnston, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

HEALTH WELLNESS ASSESSMENT: WHERE TO START

Light University, Online Learning, December 28, 2017 (CEUs 1)

TURNING YOUR GREAT IDEA TO HELP OTHERS INTO A BOOK OR SEMINAR

Light University, Online Learning, December 28, 2017 (CEUs 2)

NEUROSCIENCE FOR CLINICIANS, BRAIN CHANGE FOR STRESS, ANXIETY, TRAUMA, MOODS AND SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Pesi, Hyannis, MA, November, 15, 2017, Charles A. Simpkins, Ph.D. (CEUs 6.25)

APPLIED MINDFULNESS

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, August 15-19 2016, Flint Sparks, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

THE PHARMACY IN YOUR KITCHEN: AN OVERVIEW OF MEDICAL AND MEDICINAL FOODS

Institute for Brain Potential, Hyannis, MA, May 11, 2016 (CEUs 6)

FUNDAMENTAL INTENSIVE TRAINING IN ERICKSONIAN APPROACHES TO HYPNOSIS

The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., Phoenix, AZ, July 14-18, 2014 (CEUs 30)

USING THE DSM-5 FOR REVOLUTIONIZING DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT

Pesi Healthcare, Hyannis, MA, February, 10, 2014, Robert Bogenberger, MA, Ph.D. (CEUs 6.25)

ADVANCED TECHNIQUES OF THERAPY

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, August 12-16, 2013, Jeffery Zeig, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

ADULT AND PEDIATRIC FIRST AID/CPR/AED

American Red Cross, Hyannis, MA  May 29, 2013

TOOLS FOR LIFE FOCUSING, LEVEL I

Carol J.S. Nickerson, LICSW, CFT, Harwich, MA, March 31 & April 5, 2013 (CEUs 14)

CERTIFIED INSTRUCTOR, REFUSE TO BE A VICTIM

National Rifle Association, Fairfax, VA, July 2012

MARRIAGE MENTORING

American Association of Christian Counselors, Forest, VA, January 4, 2012 (CEUs 10)

AUTHORIZED FACILITATOR WORKSHOP, STEWARDS OF CHILDREN

Darkness to Light, Stoughton, MA, May 12, 2011 (CEUs 7)

STEWARDS OF CHILDREN

Darkness to Light, www.d2l.org, April 17, 2011 (CEUs 2.5)

IMAGO: A THEORY AND THERAPY OF COUPLEHOOD

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, Harville Hendrix, Ph.D., July 19-23, 2010 (CEUs 15)

BRIDGING THE GAP, COLLABORATION OF LEGAL AND MENTAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS

Kathleen Snow, Esq., Barnstable Probate and Family Court, 2010

BIPOLAR: A NEW SLANT ON THE DISORDER

Cross Country Education, Cape Cod, MA, Jay Carter, Psy.D., DABPS, Sept. 22, 2009 (CEUs 6)

SPIRITUALITY, THE MIND, AND BELIEFS

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, Andrew Newberg, MD, Aug. 18-22, 2008 (CEUs 15)

CHILD AND ADOLESCENT NEEDS AND STRENGTHS (CANS)

UMASS Medical School, Barnstable, MA, June 10, 2008 (CEUs 5 ½)

REINVENTING MID-LIFE: SLEEP, AGING & OVEREATING

Institute for Natural Resources, Concord, CA, April 18, 2008 (CEUs 6)

HEALTHY SEXUALITY

Light University, AACC, January 2008 (CEUs 25)

A GESTALT APPROACH TO ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA,  June 27-July 1, 2005, Edwin Nevis, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

SELF-HARM: EATING, INJURY, BODY-MODIFICATION

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, Aug. 23-27, 2004, Sharon Farber, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

RESURRECTING SEX

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, Aug. 23-27, 2003, David Schnarch, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

BOARD CERTIFICATION IN ACUTE TRAUMATIC STRESS

American Association Of Experts In Traumatic Stress, 2002 (CEUs 8)

PARENTING YOUR OUT-OF-CONTROL TEENAGER

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, June 24-28, 2002, Scott P. Sells, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

ERICKSONIAN HYPNOSIS

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, July 9-13, 2001, Jeffery Zeig, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

CONSTRUCTING THE SEXUAL CRUCIBLE: INTEGRATING SEXUAL AND MARITAL THERAPY

Cape Cod Institute, Eastham, MA, July 24-28, 2000, David Schnarch, Ph.D. (CEUs 15)

MIND-BODY MEDICINE IN CLINICAL PRACTICE

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, July 5-9, 1999, James S. Gordon, M.D. (CEUs 15)

THE ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT OF JUVENILE FIRESETTERS

Child & Family Service of Cape Cod, June 4, 11 & 18, 1999 (CEUs 16.5)

EXPLORING THE MYSTERIES OF EMDR

Arbour Health System, 2/5/1999 (CEUs 6.5)

RECOGNIZING AND UNDERSTANDING STRESS AND DEPRESSION IN FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN BIRTH TO THREE

MSPCC & The Psychiatric Collaborative, 11/18/98 (CEUs pending)

TREATMENT OF CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS WITH ATTACHMENT DISORDERS

Bradley Hospital, 6/26/98, Beverly James

TRAUMA REACTIVE CHILDREN/THE EFFECTS OF NEGLECT

South Bay Mental Health, 4/3/98, Kevin Creeden/Maureen Tempesta Carnes (CEUs 6)

GESTALT THERAPY WITH CHILDREN: WINDOWS TO OUR CHILDREN

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, August 18-22, 1997, Violet Oaklander (CEUs 15)

DIALOGUE IN GESTALT THERAPY: A RELATIONAL APPROACH TO DEVELOPMENT IN PSYCHOTHERPY

Albert Einstein College of Medicine, June 23-27, 1997, Lynn Jacobs (CEUs 15)

WORKING WITH INVOLUNTARY CLIENTS

The Gestalt Institute of New England, Cape Cod Site, 1/11/97

CRITICAL ISSUES IN WORKING WITH ADOPTIVE FAMILIES

South Bay Mental Health, 10/18/96 (CEUs 6)

GESTALT TRAINING, Cape Cod Gestalt Institute, Barnstable MA

  • Dec. 1994 – Mar. 1995, Introductory (30 hours)
  • April 1995 – June 1995 (30 hours)
  • Sept. 1995 – Dec. 1995 (36 hours)

SOCIAL WORK TRAINING, Dept. of Social Services, 1993 – 1996

  • Pre-service training
  • Specialized Family Assessment
  • Service Planning

SEX ABUSE, OFFENDER, ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT WORKSHOP

South Bay Mental Health, Dec. 1994 (CEUs 6)

SOLUTION-ORIENTED BRIEF THERAPY WORKSHOP, Steven Friedman, Ph.D., Sept. 1994

THE KEY PROOGRAM, INC., 1991-1992

Family Dynamics and Family Work; Treatment Planning and Clinical Assessment; Therapeutic Recreation; Group Dynamics; Individual and Group Counseling; Crisis Intervention and Non-Violent Physical Restraint; Educational Services

TEACHING ADOLESCENTS PROBLEM-SOLVING SKILLS THROUGH PEER GROUPS

St. Aloysius Home, 1992

“PASS-IT-ON” INDEPENDENT LIVING

Kathy Crowe, 1992

RAPE CRISIS HOTLINE RESPONSE CERTIFICATION, North Shore Rape Crisis Center, Beverly, MA

Feb. 1990 (35 hour certification)