My name is April Holten and I own Samtalerommet in Hamar.
I am educated as a teacher, deacon and couples & family therapist with a masters degree in Family Therapy and Systemic Practice. In all three of these educations the relational aspect in learning and changing is key. This has always been what has interested me most.
I am a certified course leader in PREP and «Bufferkurs», two programs developed through research to strengthen relationships. I have continued education in Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) from the St. Cloud Hospital in Minnesota, USA. I am certified by the Doherty Relationship Institute to use their researched-based model of Discernment Therapy. You can hear DRI´s founder, Bill Doherty, Ph.D. explain what Discernment Counseling is here
. I am currently working on my certification as an EFT-therapist (Emotionally Focused Therapy) which you can read more about here: iceeft.com