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Meet The Team

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Courtney Rayne, LCSW #28064
Licensed Psychotherapist/ President & CEO

Courtney has been a psychotherapist in Bakersfield since she graduated from California State University, Bakersfield's Masters of Social Work Program in 2007. She has a passion to help others heal from trauma, and other acute mental health symptoms   that interfere with an individuals ability to experience peace, joy, love, and laughter in life. Trauma creates an illusion of separateness that creates immense suffering for those affected.

Courtney truly does understand the suffering and havoc experienced that is inevitable if trauma is left untreated and unhealed. She has dedicated her career to gain knowledge and specialized training in the most powerful strategies for trauma recovery She is certified in  Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Trauma-Conscious Yoga, Mindfulness and Meditation, and HealthRhythms Therapeutic Group Drumming. She has studied and done extensive research in use of Expressive Art Therapy for the healing of trauma. She has a heart for our communities First Responders and has also participated in First Responder-Specific strategies and approaches. 

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Elizabeth Wise, LCSW, PsyD