CV

MY CV

K

KRISTIN

PSYCHOTHERAPIST+AUTHOR+MEDIA

CONTACT

P:801-808-0636

E:kristinbhodson@gmail.com

F:facebook.com/kristinhodson

EDUCATION

MASTER OF SOCIAL WORK

University of Utah
2004-2006

BACHELOR OF SOCIAL WORK

LICENSURE

2008 – CURRENT

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORK – STATE OF UTAH

2006-2008

CERTIFIED SOCIAL WORKER – STATE OF UTAH

CERTIFICATION/TRAININGS

AASECT Certified Sex Therapist
January 2016

EFT EXTERNSHIP
December 2015

PERINATAL MOOD & ANXIETY POST GRADUATE CERTIFICATION
February 2010

COMMUNITY

President Elect: Mormon Mental Health Association

Postpartum Support International: State volunteer

SKILLS & STRENGTHS

Relationship Building
Event Planning
Brand Development
Social and Digital Media
Media Relations
Teaching
Presenting
Speaking and Writing

AREAS OF INTEREST

Desire Discrepancy
Female Sexuality
Sex During the Baby Years
Sex Education
Problematic Sexual Behavior
Pornography Concerns
LGBTQ
Infidelity
Couple’s Counseling
Sex & Spirituality
Faith Crisis

PROFILE

Kristin Hodson is Founder and Executive Director of The Healing Group mental health clinic in Salt Lake City, Utah and Co-Author of Real Intimacy: A Couple’s Guide to Genuine, Healthy Sexuality. She currently practices as a Psychotherapist, teaches human sexuality as an adjunct professor and is regularly presents in the community and in the media. She’s a proud mom of three wild things and loves getting to the water as often as possible.

CLINICAL & TEACHING EXPERIENCE

WESTMINSTER COLLEGE // 2016 – PRESENT
Adjunct Professor Master of Mental Health Counseling

Kristin developed and currently teaches the master level course, “Human Sexuality in Counseling.” This course examines the place of sexuality in human life, including the influences of cultural, familial, psychological, biological and spiritual factors and how these present clinically in a therapist’s office.

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH COLLEGE OF SOCIAL WORK // 2014 – PRESENT
Adjunct Professor Master of Social Work Program

Kristin developed and currently teaches the master level course, “Human Sexuality in Clinical Practice.” This course examines the place of sexuality in human life, including the influences of cultural, familial, psychological, biological and spiritual factors and how these present clinically in a therapist’s office.

THE HEALING GROUP // 2008 – PRESENT
Executive Director & Psychotherapist

Founded The Healing Group in 2006 with specialization in Maternal Mental Health, Sex and Relationships, Life Transitions and General Mental Health. Kristin currently oversees a clinic with approximately 12 employees and works as a Psychotherapist

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH ER // 2006 – 2009
Crisis Worker

Triaged, assessed and created admission and discharge plans for psychiatric patients. Provided  support to patients in trauma bay

PUBLICATIONS

REAL INTIMACY: A COUPLE’S GUIDE TO GENUINE, HEALTHY INTIMACY

2012 Cedar Fort Publishing (Hodson, Worthington and Harrison)

PRESENTATION EXPERIENCE

The Godly Design of Intimacy – Northstar Conference March 2016 (1.5 hours)
Expanding the Practice of Sex Therapy: A Training for Health Professionals – Co-facilitator with Gina Ogden at the Esalen Institute February 2016 (11 Hours)
Women’s Sexual Stories: Healing The Wounds, Celebrating the Joy – Co-facilitator with Gina Ogden at the Esalen Institute February 2016 (26 hours)
Recovering Sexual Authenticity – Guest Presenter for Gina Ogden October 2015 Teleseminar (1 hour)
Strengthening Home and Family: Talking To Your Kids About Pornography – Religious Workshop for Women October 2015 (1 hour)
Yes! You Can Talk To Your Kids About –Workshop For Parents October 2015 (1.5 hours)
Prepared For Whatever Turn Your Postpartum May Take – Birth Without Fear Conferences 2014-2015 (Philadelphia, Idaho, Texas)
From Good Sex to Great Sex – Couples Workshop June 2015 (1 hour)
Sex and Religion: Mormons, Jews, Buddhists & Catholics – Guest presenter for Tammy Nelson 2015 (1 hour)
Beyond the Bump: Restoring Intimacy After a Baby – Teleseminar March 2015 (1 hour)
Romance In Utah: Couples Workshop – EO Utah February 2015 (1 hour)
Sexual Health Series: Anatomy of Arousal, Guide to Vibe, From Foreplay to Fantasy– Blue Boutique January 2014 (1.5 hours each)
On the Edge of the Bed: A Tastefully Sexy Workshop For Women – Workshop for Women May 2013 (6 hours)
The Godly Design of Intimacy LDS Style – Sunstone Presentation July 2013
Your Body, Your Story – How Body Image Impacts Sexual Intimacy – Teleseminar March 2013 (1 hour)
Pregnancy and Postpartum Mood & Anxiety Disorders – NASW Presentation May 2011

MEDIA EXPERIENCE

Kristin is a regular contributor to various media outlets including TV, radio, newspaper, blogs, websites and podcasts. She is currently a regular guest on KSL’s Studio 5 and has been a regular guest on Channel 2 morning news talking about sex, relationships and women’s mental health. Kristin is a contributor to The Cultural Hall blog and podcast writing about the intersection of sex and religion. She regularly appeared on X96’.