Helena Rouhe is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an advanced certified EAGALA clinician and equine specialist. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychobiology from Pitzer College, and two Master of Arts degrees. One specializing in visual processing/Cognitive Psychology from University of California, Riverside, and the other specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy from Chapman University. The Mind/Body/Spirit connection is the link to all of her professional and education experiences. Helena has experience with starting and facilitating experiential therapy programs; such as rock climbing and equine-assisted psychotherapy.
These therapeutic modalities challenge personal limits and increase awareness of how a person communicates. Helena is certified in several intervention models, as well as, dual diagnosis and relapse prevention. She has developed clinical programs for an acute care hospital, residential and outpatient chemical dependency, dual diagnosis and mental health treatment services. Helena has found growing as a professional in the field of recovery afforded her a tremendous amount of respect for a person’s willingness to change and grow. Critical to the growth process is the willingness of the support system to change and grow with their loved one.
Helena is a newly published author. Front Row Seats to Crazy is a memoir written to challenge, entertain and encourage. You can find the book on amazon.com.
When mental health therapist Helena L. Rouhe loses both of her parents within the span of eighteen days, she comes face-to-face with an experience that will change her forever. There’s no instruction manual on how to grieve the death of a loved one—it’s a process filled with peaks and valleys, and while Rouhe has counseled hundreds of people navigating the waters of sorrow, she soon realizes she has to put her teacher’s hat aside and learn her way through this heartbreaking situation. While