Kiri is a licensed professional counselor who provides child and adolescent therapy at Samaritan Mental Health Family Center.
She received bachelor’s degrees in psychology and human development from Washington State University in Vancouver and a master’s degree in counseling from Oregon State University.
As a child and adolescent therapist, Kiri specializes in individual, family and group counseling and encourages learning through activity and experience. She uses a variety of therapeutic modalities including play therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavioral therapy and collaborative problem solving. She also specializes in bereavement and grief counseling for children and families.
Prior to joining Samaritan, Kiri worked with children and families at the Trillium Children’s Farm Home and Old Mill Center for Children and Families in Corvallis.
In her free time, Kiri enjoys singing, painting, spending time with her family and training her Dutch Shepherd, Penny, to be a certified therapy dog. Together, Kiri and Penny enjoy exploring the ample hiking trails available in the mid-Willamette Valley.
Medical Education and Training:
Bachelor's degrees: Washington State University
Master's degree: Oregon State University
Licensure: Licensed professional counselor