Colleen West is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, an Internal Family Systems Approved Consultant, an EMDR International Consultant, and has extensive teaching, training, and clinical experience resolving simple and complex trauma.  She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area, and divides her time between seeing clients, mentoring clinicians, and writing.  She loves the outdoors, writing poetry, and sharing vegetarian feasts with friends and family.  More at and