Marisa Macho Gagner
Marisa Macho Gagner
Clinical Trainee

“Although change can be difficult, scary, and confusing, you do not have to do it alone. I am walking right beside you, seeing and believing in your unique gifts, guiding you through obstacles, and ultimately creating with you what you want in your life.”

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Education: University of North Dakota, Lewis and Clark College

Specialty Training:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Communications Family Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy
  • Experiential Family Therapy
  • Integrative Behavioral Couple Therapy
  • Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming
  • Master Practitioner of Hypnosis
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Psychoanalytic Family Therapy
  • Reiki Master
  • Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT)
  • Strategic Marital/Family Therapy
  • Structural Marital/Family Therapy
  • Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT)

Clinical Interests: Parent-child relationship difficulties, co-parenting through a divorce, parenting a child/teen identifying as LGBTQ, uniting blended families, couples’ conflict and communication difficulties, managing worry and anxiety, growing and expanding self-love, healing through grief & loss, and practicing daily self-care and mindfulness.

Hobbies: Reading, dancing, practicing yoga, nature walks, photography, meditating, spiritual exploration, listening to live music, traveling, learning to sail with my co-captain husband, and “inventing things” with my son.