Therapists - Kristy Schadt, Licensed Marriage/Family Picture

Therapists – Kristy Schadt, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (#33300)

Kristy Schadt is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Play Therapist in private practice at Families Counseling Center in Simi Valley.


Master of Arts Degree

Phillips Graduate Institute
Marriage and Family Therapy

Bachelor of Arts Degree

California State University, Northridge
Child Development

Specialized Training in: 

Expressive Play Therapy
Association for Play therapy –
Calif APT –

SandTray Therapy

Somatic Experiencing® –
CAMFT and AAMFT Approved Supervisor

Patches is Kristy’s Therapy Dog. Read more about him here.

Gracie is also Kristy’s Therapy Dog. Read more about her here.

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Kristy Schadt is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in Private practice at Harmony- A Family Counseling Center. Kristy’s educational background includes a Bachelors degree in Human Development and a Masters Degree in Marriage Therapy from Phillips Graduate Institute. Kristy has specialized training in Play Therapy (She is a registered Play Therapist Supervisor), Sandtray therapy, and EMDR. She specializes in working with individuals who have experienced some type of life trauma. She enjoys working with individuals, families and children. Kristy believes that a belief in and reliance on God will enhance and add to the healing process.

Kristy is currently on staff as Director of Counseling for the Free Clinic of Simi Valley ( and additionally has developed training programs for interns and trainees interested in working with children or adults utilizing play therapy. Kristy is a American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists(AAMFT) Approved Supervisor and is an Association of Play Therapy Supervisor. Other life experience includes 18 years on staff at Moorpark Community College teaching Child Development Classes, and she has served on Ventura County California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists board of directors for 6 years. She was awarded leader of the year in that organization in the year 2000.

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