Colleen A Short, LMFT

(She/Her )
Preferred Name: Colleen

About Me

Hi! My name is Colleen Short, my pronouns are She/Her, and I’m a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). I’m a passionate learner, advocate for social justice, LGBTQIA+ affiliated, Partner, Parent, and animal lover. When I’m not working, I enjoy traveling, learning about history, architecture, and alternative sustainable housing, being outdoors, spending time with my family, and random art/craft or home improvement projects.

Education & Experience

EDUCATION Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Human Services Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology: Marriage and Family Therapy LICENSURE Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist WA #LF61280351 Licensed Professional Counselor TX #88638 ADVANCED TRAININGS Grief and Loss Traumatic Grief and Loss Grief and Loss of Pets DBT (Dialectical Behavioral Therapy) EMDR (Eye-movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy)

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Attachment Disorders
  • Depression
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Family Issues
  • Gender Identity
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Personality Disorders
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Somatic Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Survivor's Guilt
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • First Responders
  • Group
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Underserved
  • Veterans/Military


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