Sally H. Gafford, Ph.D.

I am a dedicated therapy professional who stays current in several specializations, holding advanced degrees, licenses, and certifications. With solid expertise in the scientific bases of Marriage and Family Therapy, I use the Brief Solution Oriented Cognitive Behavioral approach. The approach I use is an invaluable resource in guiding clients towards positive changes in less time, while allowing clients to maintain their autonomy.

Degrees

  • Doctorate Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy and Development: St. Louis University
  • Masters Degree in General Counseling University of Missouri Saint Louis
  • Bachelors of Arts in Elementary Education from Birmingham-Southern College.

Professional Licenses and Certification

  • Postgraduate Ceritication program in Family and Marital Therapy from George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)
  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • National Board Certified Counselor (NBCC)
  • Clinical Member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT)
  • Past Supervisor for the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists
  • Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor in the State of Missouri
  • Internationally Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor
  • Certified through the National Board for Certified Counselors as a Master Addictions Counselor (MAC)

Honors and Recognitions

  • Chi Sigma Iota – International Counseling Academic and Professional Honor Society, University of Missouri – St. Louis Psi Chapter
  • Phi Kappa Phi – Interdisciplinary Academic Honor Society, University of Missouri – St. Louis Chapter
  • Phi Lamda Theta – Honor Society for Excellence in Education, St. Louis University – Beta Xi Chapter