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Donna Claire Read, MA, CCTP, CCP – Anxiety, Stress, Trauma and Transition

Credentials & Achievements

35 years of organizational and individual stress management counseling; primary and vicarious trauma intervention; Certified Clinical Trauma Professional; Certified Coach Professional. Experience at team and individual level with anxiety, stress, vicarious (secondary) trauma and PTSD. Provided services to Aurora survivors. Have worked with critical incident stress management and resilience strengthening in dangerous conflict areas. Skilled at building client psychological flexibility, self-regulation, emotion regulation, mindfulness, resilience, inner peace and balance. Client population includes: adults (from age 20), women in transition, professionals, groups.

Ph.D. in completion, Organizational Systems Psychology, Saybrook, CA anticipated 2014
M.A., Clinical Psychology, St. Michael’s College, Colchester, VT 2005
Certified Clinical Trauma Professional, Intl. Assoc. of Trauma Professionals (IATP),
Certified Coach Professional, Canadian Coach Federation
ISEI Certified Coach
Containment and Autonomic Regulation (CAR) and Relationship CAR (Wolterstorff, Love and Trauma Center, 2012)),
Social and Emotional Intelligence, Re-certification, ISEI, ICF Accredited Denver, Co, 2011
Certified Coach Practitioner, Certified Coach Federation, June 2011
Coaching for Health and Wellness, (ICF Certified Course) Saybrook University, 2011
Coaching in the Psychology of Money (ICF Certified Course, Saybrook, 2009
Mind-Body Medicine, Professional Training Program, Center for Mind-Body Medicine, September 2010
Gender Assessment, InterAction, May 2010
Human Systems Dynamics, HSD Institute, April 2010
Leadership Assessement, Certification, Vangent, Chicago, IL, July 2009
Clinical Aromatherapy (Young Living), Healing Touch Spiritual Ministry (Linda Smith) Arlington, VA.
Integral Leadership Coaching, Raines, ICF Certified, July 2009
•Acupressure – Seva Stress Release for Self-Care, April 2009, May 2009
•Hostage Incident Crisis Management Training, InterAction, 2009
•Hostage Incident Crisis Management Training, People-in-Aid/Headington Institute, 2009
•EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy, PESI, November 2008
•Emotional Intelligence Coaching Certification, Beltsen, Denver, December 2008
Professional Counselors, 2006-2007:
*Multicultural Counseling for voluntary and involuntary immigrants; Critical Incident Stress Debriefing; Professional Ethics; Working with Adult Attachment Disorders; Grief and Mourning; PTSD and Trauma Intervention
•Crisis Link: Intensive training in crisis counseling, suicide and intervention, November 2005.
•American Red Cross Disaster Relief Training. Arlington, VA. 4-day
program included training in disaster services, mass care, and shelter management. October 2005.
•Somatic Experiencing, Foundation for Human Enrichment (Peter Levine), Vermont, 2004
*Rape Crisis Intervention, Rape Crisis Center, Burlington, VT. 2003


Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Training (ACT) – Expert in ACT
Compassion-Focused Therapy (CFT)
Containment and Autonomic Regulaton (Love and Trauma Center/Wolterstorff)
Relationship CAR (Love and Trauma Center/Wolterstorff)
Clinical Assessment
EFT (tapping)
Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (attachment, object relations, family systems)
Resilience Strengthening
Work Place Stress
Intergenerational Transmission of Trauma
Social and Emotional Intelligence
Career Coaching and Transition
Aging and Empowerment
Meditation, Mindfulness, Visualization
Complementary/alternatiive therapies (Reiki, Healing Touch Clinical Aromatherapy)
Fluent French, Strong cross-cultural skills, experience in Africa, the Middle East, Afghanistan, Europe



Email Address


Phone Number



Private Practice at:

Managing Systems for Wellness, LLC
2851 South Parker Road, Suite 990
Aurora, CO 80014

Zip Code (s)

80014, 80231, 80211

Colorado Registration or License Number

#13539, Department of Regulatory Agencies, Colorado


Private Pay, Sliding Scale available