Caren Field specializes in individual and couples counseling, and maintains a private practice in Traverse City, Michigan, where she and her husband live. She is the only counselor in the Midwest certified by PAX Programs, Inc. in healing emotional wounds. She is the creator of a workshop called Set Yourself Free, which focuses on freeing people from the lasting effects of emotional injuries, including any hurt, anger, shame, addictions, complaints, and limiting beliefs associated with them.
Her latest project is a series of classes focused on Intentional Dating and Mating, in which she outlines how our instincts potentially get in the way of creating healthy partnerships. Caren's understanding of partnership, from choosing a good partner, to being a good partner, from communicating respectfully and effectively, to healing, and forgiving, and when and how to exit unhealthy relationships, is unparalleled.
In 2013, Caren authored 7 Steps on the Path to Partnership, an eBook detailing the steps needed to get people from confusion to clarity, frustration to freedom, on the path to partnership. Caren conducts private sessions in person (and over the phone), group conference calls, and runs an on-line coaching program called Partnership Bootcamp for clients all over the world.
With more than 18 years of studying human behavior, coaching, and counseling, and as a graduate of Western Michigan University specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy (2005), she is currently serving as private practitioner working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are:
- Understanding men and women
- Premarital counseling
- Dating and Mating
- Improving communication
- Restoring peace in relationships
- Freedom from suffering
- Men's issues
- Anger management
- Resolving conflict
- Peer relationships
- Domestic abuse/violence
In addition to being a prominent relationship therapist, Caren is a featured guest on WTCM AM 580, with a monthly segment that takes a humorous look at what it means to be human in a relationship with other humans (archives). Since 2013 she has served as Relationship Expert on the popular website GirlsAskGuys.com. She also has presented weekend workshops for women and also general audiences speaking on the topic of understanding the differences between men and women.
Caren is an interactive, solution-focused therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feedback to help clients effectively address personal life challenges. She offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
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BS, California State Universty 2000
MA, Western Michigan University 2005
License & Certifications & Awards
Certified License Partner, Pax Programs, Inc.
LMFT, State of Michigan #4101006332
LLPC, State of Michigan #6401013514
PAX Programs, Inc. Coach for Certification Program 2016
PAX Programs, Inc. Certification Program 2015; 2016
PAX Programs, Inc. Leader Training Program 2007, 2010
Peak Potentials, Inc. Train the Trainer Program 2007
PAX Programs, Inc. Mastery and Leadership Program 2006
PAX Programs, Inc. Curriculum 2000-2001
Landmark Education Corporation, Curriculum 1998-2001
Caren Field MA LMFT LLPC - Counseling - Traverse City, MI