Amber Belanger

Independent Contractor

Amber is an energetic and passionate therapist. Her style is comfortable, relaxed and sprinkled with humor. She is a Gottman Trained Educator and is certified in both Bringing Baby Home and The Seven Principles for Making Marriage Work programs. She has experience working with teens, young adults, families, adults and couples, in a vast array of relational challenges. She is comfortable addressing anxiety, depression, trauma, relationship issues, separation/divorce, grief and loss, perinatal issues, and parenting issues.

Amber works primarily from a family systems perspective and offers counseling through a strength-based and person-centered approach. You will find her personality to be balanced, encouraging, supportive, and directive when necessary.

Amber is a transplant from California and got her start in helping people while working as a paralegal in Family Law. Wanting to integrate the person mind, body and spirit, she decided to pursue a counseling degree. She completed her undergraduate degree from California State University, Long Beach and received a Masters of Science in Human Services with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Capella University. While completing her graduate degree, Amber got the chance to move to Hawaii and spent five years working in schools and community mental health all over the island of Oahu.

When she’s not in the office, you will find Amber spending time with her husband, children and extended family. She enjoys attending sporting events, concerts, traveling, attempting DIY projects, and spending time with her family.

Education

  • Capella University, Masters of Science in Human Services with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Long Beach State University, Long Beach, Bachelor of Arts History

Professional Certifications and Associations

  • Licensed Mental Health Counselor
  • National Certified Counselor
  • Mental Health Professional
  • Clinical Member of the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Gottman Trained Educator


info@mollestonlukecounseling.com
(253) 330-7204

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