Erin Rowlson, MS, LMFT

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Erin Rowlson is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who holds a Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Family Studies from the University of St. Thomas. Erin has been in the field for 10 years focusing her work on traumatized children and their families and working with couples.  Erin has experience both in the home-based and office setting.

Erin works from a strengths-based and client focused perspective while incorporating both Structural and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) whenever appropriate. Structural techniques help clients realign family relationships to be better able to work through mental health issues while CBT techniques help clients better understand how their thoughts, emotions and behaviors interact and affect their mental health.

Erin has completed the Level 2 training of Gottman Method Couples Therapy and utilizes this Evidence Based Treatment with most of her couples who are seeking treatment for marital issues. For couples who are seeking premarital counseling, Erin is a trained facilitator in PREPARE/ENRICH, another Evidenced Based Treatment for couples.

Erin is Nationally Certified in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) an Evidence Based Therapy to treat children who have been through trauma and assist their families in growing stronger together through the healing process.

Other Evidence Based Treatments Erin has experience in are:

  • Parent Management Training – Oregon Model (PMTO)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Motivational Interviewing 

Concerns Erin treats:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Mood disorders
  • Family relational issues
  • Infidelity Trust and Commitment issues
  • Divorce
  • Parenting concerns
  • Behavioral challenges with children
  • School/work related issues
  • Sexual, physical and emotional abuse, neglect and other traumas

Ages Erin works with:

  • Young children (4-7)
  • Children (8-12)
  • Teens (13-18)
  • Young adults (19-25)
  • Adults (25+)

Education:

  • Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy – University of Nebraska – Lincoln 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and Family Studies – University of St. Thomas 

Experience:

  • Michigan:  Wedgwood Christian Services –  Home-based clinician, Outpatient clinician, Clinical Supervisor and Associate Director of Clinical Programs
  • Nebraska: Cedar’s Youth and Family Services, Family Resource Center & Substance Abuse treatment facility