Chelton, MA, LMFT

Affiliate Instructor, Private Practice

Kitty has a private practice in somatic psychotherapy in Sebastopol and has been a somatic trainer and supervisor at Lomi Psychotherapy Clinic for 27 years. She has trained and supervised therapists in body-oriented therapies for most of her career. She leads counter-transference/consultation groups for interns, licensed therapists and body workers. Kitty and her co-leader, Theresa Beldon, have presented Somatics in group psychotherapy for five of the annual conferences put on by the Northern California Group Psychotherapy Society.  They have also co-lead a two day workshop, Healing in Community/somatics in group psychotherapy at the annual intensive training, Art of the Psychotherapist for nine years so far.  Together, Kitty and Theresa presented a day long workshop for Existential Humanistic North West in Portland in September of 2019 on Rebuilding from the Inside Out: Somatic Interventions for arousal regulation with Individuals, Couples, and Groups.  Kitty offers CE courses on a variety of uses for somatics with a special emphasis on recognizing and responding to developmental trauma. She supports practitioners in expanding beyond their perceived limitations, empowering them to be more creative and authentic.

Kitty can be reached at 707 823-8203