The Nonverbal Voice:
Listening Into Experience
Angela Bigford, MA, LPC
Bilingual Somatic Counselor



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Training & Experience
Professional Affiliations:

United States Association of Body Psychotherapists

Boulder Psychotherapy
Institute

GoodTherapy.org
 

                


93%

of


Communication

is

Nonverbal



 
Licensed Somatic Counselor, trained in
Whole-Brained methods:

Expressive Therapies (Family Constellation work, Hakomi Experiential Therapy, SandPlay, & Play Therapy), EMDR, BrainSpotting & Hypnosis for significant life experience recovery, and CBT & PSYCH-K ® core belief work

Training:
I have a master's degree in Somatic Counseling Psychology from Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, a teaching degree for Spanish, and an undergraduate degree in International Business and Foreign Language.  Using these varied learning experiences as well as the range of work experiences highlighted below, I provide a therapeutic lens which integrates: 
  • nonverbal with verbal communication
  • an understanding of lifespan development and how we learn
  • and an understanding of identity development as it links with the physiology of our brain patterning
Experience:
A counselor and a language educator over the last 10+ years

A human services professional the preceding 10 years

Therapeutic Settings:  individual, partner, and family therapy in private practice; individual, partner, and family therapy in an agency setting; group therapy for children and individual therapy for adults experiencing grief and loss in an agency setting; Listening Therapy for children experiencing Sensory Processing Disorders in an agency setting

Instructional Settings:  working with children ranging from 3 to 18 years of age and adults up to 70 years of age, using communication arts to teach Spanish and English as a Second Language

Professional Settings:  providing human services support with self-care, communication and life transitions


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