ABOUT

 

MARGARET COATS, LCAC, LMHC, RN

 

 

Margaret is a licensed clinical addictions counselor, licensed mental health

counselor, and registered nurse in Fort Wayne with extensive experience in

addictions and trauma counseling. She has been in private practice since

2002 following her training and work as a therapist at Family and Children's

Services, Inc. (now known as Headwaters Counseling).

 

She is a certified multiple addictions therapist and sexual addictions therapist

and had her training with Patrick Carnes, Ph.D., CAS, the authority and author

of several books on sexual addictions. She is a consultant and certified in EMDR

therapy for PTSD, Trauma, anxiety and depression. She has advanced training in

dissociative disorders.

 

 

Education:

 

MS - Mental Health Counseling, University of St. Francis, Fort Wayne, Indiana (2000)

 

BS - Nursing, Indiana University, Indianapolis, Indiana (1974)

 

BS - Business-Marketing, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana (1973)

 

 

Credentials

 

Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, LCAC, Indiana, (87001435A)

 

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC, Indiana , (39001445A)

 

Registered Nurse, RN, Indiana, ((28059504A)

 

Certified Multiple Addictions Therapist, CMAT,  IITAP

 

Certified Sexual Addictions Therapist, CSAT, IITAP

 

Consultant and Certified EMDR Therapist, EMDRIA

 

Advanced Training in Dissociative Disorders, ISSTD (International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation)

Licensed Mental Health Counselor, LMHC Florida (MH-12310)

 

Professional Association Memberships:

 

IITAP (International Institute for Trauma and Addiction Professionals)

 

NAADAC (National Association for Alcohol & Drug Addiction Counselors)

 

EMDRIA (EMDR International Association)

 

FCC (Fellowship of Christian Counselors - Fort Wayne)

 

ISSTD (International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

© 2017 by Margaret Coats, LCAC, LMHC, RN