Carri King, Bussard, MA, LPC Goal-directed Animal Assisted Therapy for Children with a History of Maltreatment

Carri King's Session Is Available Until Wednesday, February 13 @ 05 PM EST


Carri earned her Master’s degree in Counseling from Webster University in Albuquerque, NM in 1998. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in the state of Colorado. Carri earned a Certificate in Animals and Human Health: Animal Assisted Therapy and Learning from Denver University’s Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) in 2007, and is an adjunct professor in GSSW's Animal-Assisted Social Work certificate.

Carri has almost 25 years of clinical experience working within the child protection/welfare, juvenile justice, mental health and public school systems. In her work, she utilizes the strength of the human-animal bond. Carri is trained in  and utilizes evidenced based practices including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Trauma Focused CBT, Motivational Interviewing and principles of Multi-Systemic Therapy. Carri is also trained in the Anicare-child treatment model that addresses the assessment and treatment of animal abuse. Additionally, she co-founded, Professional Therapy Dogs of Colorado, in which she trains mental health professionals interested in integrating animal-assisted practice into their work.

She is the proud mother to three canines (Hope, Ranger, and Noah), four guinea pigs (Pumpkin, Nugget, Kiera, and "Little Dude" Seuss), and three rats (Decker, Domino, and Blaze).

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