Harold W. Anderson LLC/A Window of Hope Counseling Center (2005 – Present)

Private practice in Marriage and Family Therapy.  Work with families, couples and individuals including children, youth and adults.  Supervise graduate students and those working on certification for Addiction Counseling.

 

Behavioral Specialist for Brush and Fort Morgan Head Start Programs and Fort Morgan Colorado Preschool Program (2007 – 2015)

Work with children and their families to address behavioral and family structural challenges.  Also work with teachers and staff, which include training in mental health issues as well as seminars on mental health issues with families.

 

Northeast Family Counseling Center, Sterling, CO (2007 – 2011)

The place of my residency with Donna Bishop Davis, LMFT, AAMFT Approved Supervisor; I worked one day per week as a Marriage and Family Therapist following licensure until 2011.

 

Hospice and Palliative Care of Morgan County, Fort Morgan, CO (2003)

Worked with patients and their families on end of life issues; grief counseling.
 

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy (2010 – Present)

 

Certification of Addiction Counseling (CAC) III (2013 – Present)

  AAMFT Approved Supervisor (2013 – Present)
 

Certified Sandplay Therapist (2014 – Present)

 
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Colorado School for Family Therapy, Denver, CO (Graduated July, 2012)

Certificate in Addiction Counseling, CAC III, September, 2006 – July, 2012
GPA: 4.0

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Colorado School for Family Therapy, Denver, CO (Graduated August, 2008)

Certificate in Marriage and Family Therapy, September, 2006 – August, 2008 GPA: 4.0

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Capella University

Concentration: Marriage, Family and Couples Therapy, September, 2004 – March, 2006 GPA: 4.0

 
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University of Denver/Iliff School of Theology, Joint Ph.D. Program, Denver, CO (Graduated December, 1999)

Area: Theology, Philosophy & Cultural Theory
Dissertation: “Digital Ontology and the Possibility of Ethics: A Levinasian Response” – a systematic examination of systems theory that is the foundation of digital culture, its impact upon notions of ethical agency and how Levinas’ philosophy can help us make sense of ethics in a digital world.  Foundational to work I am doing in Internet Addiction, Internet Sexual Addiction, and what I call “Digital Mischief.” GPA: 3.93

 
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Nazarene Theological Seminary, Kansas City, MO (Graduated May, 1982)

M.Div. with emphasis in Pastoral Counseling
Magna Cum Laude / GPA: 3.98

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Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA (Graduated May, 1980)

M.A. in Philosophical and Systematic Theology
GPA: 3.56

 
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Northwest Nazarene College (Graduate May, 1977)

B.A. in Philosophy and Religious Studies / Minor: English Literature
GPA: 3.5

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Argosy University, Denver, CO (2014 – Present)

Marriage and Family Therapy: Teaching Graduate Courses to Master and Doctoral Students in the areas of Marriage & Family Therapy Theory, Advanced Family Therapy Skills.

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Red Rocks Community College, Lakewood, CO (1992 – 2014)

Philosophy Department:  Teach courses in Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics and Logic; first to develop an online philosophy course for which I was awarded Teacher of the Month and nominated for Teacher of the Year.

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Morgan County Community College, Fort Morgan, CO (2000 – 2002)

Taught courses in Ethics, Religious Studies, Sociology and MS Office.

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Colorado Electronic Community College, Denver, CO (1999 – 2002)

Philosophy: Taught courses in Philosophy and Ethics.

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Metropolitan State College of Denver, Denver, CO (1997 – 1998)

Philosophy Department: Taught courses in Logic and Ethics.

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College of St. Francis, Englewood, CO (1997 – 1998)

Health Arts Department: Taught Medical Ethics.

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Regis University, Denver, CO (1992 – 1994)

Philosophy Department: Taught courses in philosophy, ethics and logic.

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University of Denver, Denver, CO (1991 – 1995)

Religious Studies and Philosophy Department: Taught courses in Western Civilization, Philosophy and Religious Studies.

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Arapahoe Community College, Littleton, CO (1991)

Humanities Department: Taught Philosophy of Religion.

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Tarkio College, Lee’s Summit, MO (1988 – 1989)

Humanities Department: Taught courses in Religious Studies, Ethics and Church History.

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Wentworth Military Academy Junior College, Lexington, MO (1987 – 1988)

Humanities Department: Taught courses in Religious Studies and United States History.

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“Abuse: It Happens Too Often”

Fort Morgan Head Start and CPP, Fort Morgan, CO, May 2014.

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“Creating Happy Families”

Brush and Fort Morgan Head Start Programs, Brush & Fort Morgan, CO, 2013, 2014.

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“Autism Spectrum Disorder 101”

Brush and Fort Morgan Head Start Programs, Brush & Fort Morgan, CO, November, 2013.

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“Meaningful Team Building Practices”

Salud Family Health Center Provider’s Retreat, Estes Park, CO, June 2013.

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“Making sense of Mental Health Practices”

Brush Rotary Club, Brush, CO, March, 2012.

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“Intimate Partner Violence and the Caring Professions”

Salud Family Health Center, Fort Morgan, CO, July 2011.

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“Digital Ethics and Family Therapy”

Colorado Association of Marriage and Family Therapy, Membership Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2011.

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“Teaching Oppositional Defiant Children”

Staff Training, Brush UMC Head Start, Brush, CO, November 2011.

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“Parenting by Modeling Appropriate Behavior”

Brush UMC Head Start, Brush, CO, November 2011.

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“Depression and Early Childhood”

Staff Training, Brush UMC Head Start and Fort Morgan Head Start and CPP Programs, March, 2010.

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“Good Communication Practices and ODD Children”

Brush UMC Head Start, November, 2010.

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“Coping with Holiday Stress”

Morgan County Family Center/Morgan County Community College, Fort Morgan, CO, December, 2010.

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“Burnout in the Caring Professions”

Morgan County Community College, Early Childhood Training Institute, June 2010.“Working with Children affected by the Autistic Spectrum Disorder,” Staff Training, Brush UMC Head Start, Brush, CO, October 2009.

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Supervision Advisory Board, Capella University (2016 – Present)

Board that supervises the education and supervision of graduate students in the Marriage and Family Therapy program
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Health Advisory Committee (2010 – Present)

A Committee comprised of Health Professionals from throughout Morgan County to work with the Health Manager in the design and administration of health programming to assure that the health needs of Head Start Children are being met.

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Child Protection Team (2003 – 2006; 2011 – 2012)

Oversee work with children and their families by Human Services of Morgan County.

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Morgan County Early Childhood Council (1999 – 2012)

Helped organize this group when it was a state pilot project; served as President for three years and now serve as a Board Member
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Chaplain Brush Police Department (1998 – 2008)

Crisis Response Specialist: Work with police officers, victims and their families in the context of crisis.

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Brush Ministerial Alliance (1998 – 2008)

Served as a member at large (1998 – 2001), treasurer (2002 – 2004) and president (2005 – 2008)

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Eben-Ezer Lutheran Health Care Ethics Committee (2003 – 2006)

Reviewed ethical issues that arise in the care of those living at Eben-Ezer

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Volunteer of the Year Award (2002)

Presented by United Way of Morgan County for my work with Early Childhood Care & Education.
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Morgan County United Way (1999 – 2001)

Member of the Board of Directors
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Supervisor Refresher Course

taught by Colorado School for Family Therapy, March 2015

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2014 Annual Conference of the Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals

June 2014

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Sandplay Therapy, I, II, III

taught by Colorado School for Family Therapy, December 2013 – February 2014

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2013 Annual Conference of the Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals,

June 2013

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AAMFT Supervisor and Clinical Supervision

taught by Colorado School of Therapy, March 2013

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Level 1: Bridging the Couple Chasm: A New Research-Based Approach,

presented by John and Julie Gottman, sponsored by Colorado Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Colorado Convention Center, September 2011.

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How to be BrainWise: The Proven Method for Making Smart Choices,

sponsored by Colorado State University Extension Office for Morgan County (2010)

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Context and Connection: A Sense of Home and Transforming Life Narratives Using Genograms,

presented by Monica McGoldrick, sponsored by Colorado Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2010)

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Facing the Challenge: Helping Teachers Better Work with Children with Challenging Behaviors,

sponsored by the Devereux Early Childhood Initiative in partnership with Barbara Kaiser (2010)

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Best Practices in Therapy with African American Couples and Families,

sponsored by the Colorado School for Family Therapy (2008)

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Family Systems,

14-Hours of ADAD Approved Credit through the Colorado School for Family Therapy (2008)

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Couples on the Brink,

by William Doherty, sponsored by Denver Family Institute (2008)

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Brush United Methodist Church, Brush, CO (1998 – 2008)

Pastor in charge

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Grace United Methodist Church, Denver, CO (1989 – 1992)

Minister of Youth and Pastoral Care

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Hardin/Morton United Methodist Church, Hardin, MO (1985 – 1989)

Pastor in charge

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Kansas City North District, Missouri West Conference of the United Methodist Church, Kansas City, MO (1985 – 1989)

Director of Religious Education
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St. John’s United Methodist Church, Kansas City, MO (1984 – 1985)

Minister of Youth and Pastoral Care

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Westport United Methodist Church, Kansas City, MO (1982 – 1984)

Director of Religious Education/Minister of Youth
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Grayson Community Church, Grayson, MO (1978 – 1980)

Pastor in Charge

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Berkeley First Church of the Nazarene, Berkeley, CA (1978 – 1980)

Minister of Youth/Interim Minister

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Oakland First Church of the Nazarene, Oakland, CA (1977 – 1978)

Minister of Education and Youth