Mari A. Lee, MA, LMFT, CSAT-S,
CPTT-S, MBAT-S

Co-Founder, Senior Faculty Member

Mari A. Lee, MA, LMFT, CSAT-S, CPTT-S, MBAT-S

EDUCATION

M.A. IN MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPY MAY 2007
Pacific Oaks College – Pasadena, California

B.A. IN HUMAN DEVELOPMENT JUNE 2004
Pacific Oaks College – Pasadena, California

THESIS

JULY 2006
Internet Pornography: An Emerging Addiction in Heterosexual Males
and the Psychological Impact on the Female Significant Other.

LICENSE

MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST #47920 NOV 2009

CERTIFICATIONS

CERTIFIED PARTNERS TRAUMA THERAPIST SUPERVISOR 2019
International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals
Dr. Stefanie Carnes

CERTIFIED MINDULNESS BASED ADDICTION SUPERVISOR 2018
The Mindfulness Academy of Addiction & Trauma Training

CERTIFIED SEX ADDICTION SUPERVISOR 2012
International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals
Dr. Patrick Carnes

CERTIFIED SEX ADDICTION THERAPIST 2007
International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals
Dr. Patrick Carnes

A.B.I. P. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE CERTIFICATION 2006
Association of Batterers’ Intervention Program

PUBLISHED BOOKS

Facing Heartbreak: Steps to Recovery for Partner’s of Sex Addicts.
– Stephanie Carnes, Mari A. Lee, Anthony Rodriquez

Healing from Betrayal
– Mari A. Lee

Behavioral Addictions: Criteria, Evidence, and Treatment
– Mari A. Lee, Stephanie Carnes (Chapter 11: Partners Trauma)

The Creative Clinician: Exercises and Activities for Clients and Group Therapy
– Mari A. Lee

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST NOVEMBER
2009 – PRESENT

FOUNDER & DIRECTOR GROWTH COUNSELING SERVICES, INC.
Glendora, California

FOUNDER & DIRECTOR THE COUNSELOR’S COACH
Glendora, California

CO-FOUNDER THE SHINE RETREAT FOR WOMEN
laguna Beach, California

FACULTY MEMBER
The International Institute for Trauma & Addiction Professionals
Phoenix, Arizona

CO-FOUNDER & SENIOR FACULTY MEMBER
The Mindfulness Academy for Addiction & Trauma Training
Long Beach, California

SPEAKING & KEYNOTE

- International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)

- Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH), La Jolla, CA.

- California Association of Batterers’ Intervention Program (CABIP)

- Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment (WAAT)

- California Marriage and Family Therapists – Marin County, CA Chapter

- California Marriage and Family Therapists – Modesto, CA Chapter

- La Canada Professional Women’s Association, La Canada, CA

- Shine Retreat for Women, Laguna Beach, CA.

- Glendora Women’s Association, Glendora, CA

- Pasadena Civic Center, Pasadena, CA

- Sacred Heart Church, Covina, CA

- Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, CA

- Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena, CA

- MAC Conference, La Jolla, CA

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

- California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

- International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals (IITAP)

- Society for the Advancement of Sexual Health (SASH)

- California Association of Batterers’ Intervention Program (CABIP)