Dr. Mindi Lunday
Ed.D., M.A., M.A., LMHC-S, LPC
Registered Play Therapist Supervisor
Dr. Mindi Lunday has a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology, a Master’s in Marriage and Family Counseling, and a Master’s in Education. She is a Registered Play Therapist Supervisor, having been trained in, and practicing play therapy since her practicum days of graduate school.
Dr. Lunday was trained to integrate biblical principles into her psychological approach and practices from a faith-based perspective. She has earned multiple certifications, including EMDR, Trauma Counseling, Addiction Counseling, and certified in Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), a crisis/trauma intervention program. In addition to her certifications, she has received extensive training in the Biology of Trauma and the Autonomic Nervous System (Fight/Flight/Freeze response), giving her the ability to integrate the physical and psychological responses to trauma in her therapeutic approach. Although integrative, which means she pulls from many psychological theories, her primary therapeutic approaches include Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Attachment Theory, Child-Centered Play Therapy, EMDR, and Family Systems.