Professional Profile

patt pickettMission: To guide others to become their happy and best self

Summary

*A relationship and emotional intelligence expert (EQ), trainer, speaker, writer, professional coach, EQ testing provider, consultant, and relationship expert

*Collaborative personal development consultant

*30+ years professional experience

*Solid reputation for delivering compelling content and expert guidance while infusing directness, enthusiasm, creativity, energy, and humor into her work

*Eagerness to embrace new challenges and to adapt to changing roles

*Well-known for her OUTSIDE-THE-BOX thinking and ideas... When she asks her clients “to consider the possibility that…” her Clients respond, "I never thought about it that way before.”

Education

  • Doctorate in Education/Marriage-Family—St. Louis University
  • Master’s Degree in Education/Counseling—University of MO
  • Bachelor of Arts/Sociology

Credentials

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Social and Emotional Intelligence Certified Coach (SEICC)
  • Certified Substance Abuse Counselor II-Emeritus- (CSACII/E)
  • Approved Counseling Supervisor 
  • Level 2- Gottman Couples' Training 32hours

Formerly:

  • Licensed for 20+ years---Professional Counselor (LPC) Licensed for 12+ years---Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)Certified for 15+ years---Professional Coach (CPC)
  • Certified for 10+ years---Master Addiction Counselor (MAC)

Memberships

  • Psychotherapy St. Louis 
  • St. Louis Writers’ Guild
  • St. Louis Publisher’s Association

Formerly:

  • Member for 20+ years---American Association for Marriage & Family Therapy(AAMFT) 
  • Member for 15+ years---Missouri Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (MOAFT)
  • Member for 12+ years--- National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • Member for 12+ years---American Mental Health Counselors’ Association (AMHCA)
  • Member--Missouri Mental Health Counselors’ Association (MMHCA)

Achievements

  • Author of the multiple-award winning book The Marriage Whisperer: Tips to Improve Your Relationship Overnight2013 MSI Press- CA.
  • Author of well-reviewed title, Awesome Couple Communication: Expressing What You Mean and Understanding What the Other Meant---2018 MSI Press- CA
  • Contributing author for Chicken Soup for the Soul Series: “Married Life” and “Here Comes the Bride” 
  • Winner in competition with her poem, Traveling Regrets
  • Informative blogs/websites 
  • Columnist for a life coaching Q&A and other articles featured in local newspapers/magazines
  • Workshop facilitator on (business and personal) Emotional Intelligence and Marriage/Family/Relationships
  • Presenter on marriage/family, emotional intelligence, and life satisfaction for community groups 
  • Numerous expert guest appearances on Local TV and Radio on Relationships/Marriage/Family
  • Presenter of workshops for Community College and professional conferences
  • Presenter of corporate training 

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