Kirsten Griggs, LCPC
Kirsten Griggs is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor who has been providing mental health services for over 20 years. She received her bachelor’s degree at Utah State University and then received her Master of Education in Counseling Psychology at Brigham Young University. Since 1994, Kirsten has been working as a mental health counselor, first in the schools and then with The Idaho Department of Juvenile Corrections (DJC). At that same time she opened her own private practice which she ran for several years. In 2004, Kirsten decided to go full-time into private practice which she loves.
Kirsten has extensive experience working with children and adolescents and is skilled in art and play therapy. She also has years of experience working with adults and couples and sees clients with a variety of issues including depression and other mood disorders, anxiety disorders, low self-esteem, trauma recovery, divorce recovery and relationship issues. Kirsten also specializes in working with the partners of sex addicts, both in individual and group therapy, and is a Certified Clinical Partner Specialist candidate through the Association of Partner’s of Sex Addicts Trauma Specialists (APSATS).
Kirsten holds a firm belief that people have the power to change their beliefs, their attitudes, and their behaviors. She sincerely values the opportunity she has in helping others make these lasting changes that bring increased joy and happiness into their lives. She has been married for over twenty-five years, has three children and derives great pleasure from spending time with her family.
Master of Education in Counseling Psychology, Brigham Young University
License and Certifications
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC-371) by the Division of Occupational Licensing and Department of Self Governing Agencies
Certified Clinical Partner Specialist-Candidate
National Board Certified Counselor
Supervisor-Idaho Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists