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That human connection is the

best medicine that exists.

That people are capable

and enduring.

That YOU have all of the tools

already within you to heal.

My work and resources are derived from evidence-based research, collected from nationally and internationally funded empirical studies. I do not aim to invent the wheel. I pull material from the top specialists and researchers in the world in order to provide my clients with the best resources currently available. I read books, attend trainings, work and case-consult with other specialists, and remain current on my required annual Continuing Education Units in order to continue expanding upon my own skills as a provider. In my work with you, my goal is not for you to become dependent on me to solve all of your problems. I aim to offer you the best support, tools and resources so that you may easily adopt them into your own life and become a stronger problem solver, more emotionally in tune with your needs, and ultimately a more resilient and content individual. In sessions, we get down and dirty- there is little I haven’t heard, so you can feel safe to drop some of the hardest truths on me. I can sit in the struggle with you for as long as you need. Let's do this.


Person-centered Therapy
Psychodynamic Therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
Emotion Focused Therapy (EFT)
Structural Therapy
Strategic Therapy
IMAGO Therapy
Play Therapy and Floortime
Family Systems
Screening for Developmental Delays 
and Disorders
Positive-Dialogue Response
Child Abuse Across Cultures:
Assess, Report, Diagnose & Treat
Seeking Safety
Setting Boundaries In Clinical Work

Wellness, Recovery and Action Plan (WRAP)
Cultural Competency
Worldview Genogram
Mental Health and Aging
Treatment of Dual Diagnoses
ProACT (Professional Assault Crisis Training)
Communication and Treatment of 
Those Experiencing Psychosis
Intimate Partner Violence:
Assessment and Intervention

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License in Marriage & Family Therapy

California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Masters of Counseling Psychology

Mount St. Mary's College

Bachelors of Arts in Sociology

University of Kentucky

Behavior Interventionist

Pacific Clinics Institute, Step By Step Edu-Play

Life Coaching Certification

SHFT, John Kim "The Angry Therapist"

2nd Degree Black Belt

Four Season's Martial Arts

American Red Cross

Disaster Mental Health Responder

First Aid and CPR Certified


American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist

California Association of Career Development

Toastmasters for Mental Health Professionals

American Red Cross



Expert Contributor, The Chicago Tribune

Expert Writer, The Good Men Project

University of Kentucky Representative

US Department of Justice, Office of VAW

“Women Leading the Way” Award

UK President’s Commission on Women

President, Resident Student Association

University of Kentucky

Leadership Award and Certificate of Appreciation

UK Violence Intervention and Prevention Center

Student Contribution Scholarship

Asheville Scholarship Committee

Confidentiality & Privacy Policy

Lindsay Burke stands as a mandated reporter in the state of California, even when acting in a non-therapeutic role. The law protects the relationship between a client and a therapist, and information cannot be disclosed without written permission.

Exceptions to this Policy Include:

  • Suspected child abuse or dependent adult or elder abuse, for which Lindsay is required by law to report this to the appropriate authorities immediately.

  • If a client is threatening serious bodily harm to another person/s, Lindsay must notify the police and inform the intended victim.

  • If a client intends to harm himself or herself, Lindsay will make every effort to enlist their cooperation in ensuring their safety. If they do not cooperate, Lindsay will take further measures without their permission that are provided to her by law in order to ensure their safety.


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