Credentials and Methods

Credentials and methods matter to you. I respect that.

You deserve a counselor and coach who has the training, expertise, and methods to help you achieve your goals. These are mine:

Beth Luwandi Lofstrom, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Ohio, License number: E.1901313.  I also practice in the role of Relational Coach when clients reside in other states or countries.

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Credentials:

MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

LPCC, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Ohio, USA

DARRT, Developmental and Relational Trauma Therapist,  HOCI Institute

Additional Training:

  • Relational Life Therapy trained, Terrence Real
  • EMDR trained, EMDR International Association
  • Personality Psychology : Don Riso and Richard Hudson, The Enneagram Institute.
  • Theory and Methods: Virginia Satir, Erik Erickson, Carl Rogers, Irv Yalom, Albert Ellis.
  • Additional Couples Training: The Gottman Institute; EFT (Emotion Focused Therapy); Esther Perel.

I’m a natural Existentialist and Humanist, a practitioner of mindfulness and Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, a client-centered clinician. The Enneagram Personality Typology is my favorite personality index.

I founded and practice Whole Human Therapy(TM) or WHaT Therapy (TM). Read about it in detail HERE.

Many of the techniques, methods, and tools used in WHaT Therapy (TM) are original.  Based on personality psychology, evidence-based practices, and neuroscience, the approach is easily understood, simply applied, and highly effective.

My Work and Methods

Founder, Whole Human Therapy™ est. 2015. It includes (but is not limited to) Clean, Non-Blaming Communication or CNBC™, The Love Equation,™ Human Parts Chart,™ the Nuclear Meltdown,™ and the book: After the Affair: Healing for the Offender (C) 2017. 

In the works: Clean, Non-Blaming Communication: STOP TALKING your Relationship to Death. Attract what you crave and leave the conflicts, power struggle, and frustration behind; also A Therapist’s Handbook for Treating Infidelity, and Whole Human Therapy; WHaT makes this approach different.

Affiliations

  • Chi Sigma Iota, the International Honor Society and Professional Association for Counselors.
  • American Counselor’s Association, member in good standing, 2024.
  • Healing Our Core Issues Institute, member in good standing, 2024.

Speaking on the Methods

Education:

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Xavier University, Cincinnati, Ohio. suma cum laude 

Master of Arts in Teaching, English Minnesota State University, Mankato, Minnesota Original research: Measuring the Impact of Self-Naming (including evaluation of labels placed by others) on Quality of Writing Voice in a Heterogeneous and Homogeneous Classroom as a Means toward Pluralism. all but thesis. GPA=4.0

Bachelor of Arts in English, Writing Emphasis, Music Minor, Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minnesota, magna cum laude.

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