Ms. Kelly Koken, LMFT

Education & Experience

MA Counseling Psychology, Santa Clara University MBA Management of Information Systems, Golden Gate University, San Francisco BS Business Marketing Major, Minor Cybernetics, San Jose State University EMDR Basic Training, Weekend 1 & 2, Burlingame, CA 2015 MFTI, in private practice at Christian Counseling Centers since November, 2015, treating adults with trauma history and mood disorders; MFTI, Community Health Awareness Council, 2011-2015, Middle School student counselor and out-patient community counselor: adult and adolescents with trauma history, mood disorders, relationship problems, ADD/ADHD, ASD; Elementary School Counselor in 2011 MFTI, EMQ Families First, 2014, treating children with extreme behavioral needs; foster children with history of abuse, violence, mental disorders, learning disorders, training in trauma-focused CBT;

Professional & Volunteer Affiliations

Christian Counseling Center, 2015-2017 Intern Community Health Awareness Council, intern 2014-2015 Provided in-school counseling at middle school level individual and group counseling, Provided psychoeducation on life skills; outpatient counseling in a community clinic providing individual, couples, and group counseling Utila, Technical Director 2013-2014 EMQ Families First, Intern, 2013 Community Health Awareness Council, trainee 2011-2012: Elementary School, middle school student counselor and out-patient community counselor, adult clients with trauma history, mood disorders, ADHD, Aspergers', couples' counseling Suicide and Crisis Center Hotline, 2010-2012: Santa Clara County 24-hour Suicide and Crisis Hotline - responded to all crisis calls from diverse population, calmed down callers in crisis and help prevent active suicide in progress; sent emergency help for other mental health emergencies and assisted persons suffering various crisis, as well as support to the population needing emergency assistance. Healing Partners Program, Womens' Department, Stanford School of Medicine, 2006- 2010: Provided weekly Healing Touch Energy Healing as adjunct therapy to women-partners with breast cancer for periods of 3 months or 6 month terms.

Specialty Area

  • Abuse/Neglect
  • ADD/ADHD/Disruptive Behavior Disorders
  • Anger Management
  • Anxiety/Panic Attacks
  • Autism Spectrum
  • Chronic Illness/Medical Issues
  • Chronic Pain
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Family Issues
  • Grief/Loss/Mourning
  • Headaches/Migraines
  • Marriage/Relationship Issues
  • Mood Disorders
  • Moral Injury
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Phobias
  • Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Race, Culture, Ethnicity Issues
  • Self-Harm
  • Sexual Abuse
  • Spirituality
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Management
  • Suicide Risk
  • Traumatic Incident

Population Served

  • Adolescents (13-17)
  • Adults
  • Couples
  • Families
  • Immigrants
  • LGBTQ+
  • Seniors
  • Veterans/Military


  • English
  • Spanish


  • UnitedHealth

Out of network; PPO