Mike Fitzpatrick, MSW

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Marriage and Family Therapy/ MSW

Adjunct Faculty

Biography

He enjoys teaching and coaching Marriage and Family Therapy students as they develop their skills. It has been a passion of his since he received his training as a MFT.

Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, he received his MFT training from the Menninger Foundation in Topeka, Kansas from 1978 to 1981. The externship provided training in structural and strategic therapy. Since then, he has attended workshops and training in solution focused therapy, narrative, MRI, Gestalt, among others.

His work ranged from private practice to agency work with adoption, early learning including as a consultant for Head Start and Early Learning programs, homeless teen, foster care and Residential treatment for youth. He also has expertise in working with LGBTQ couples, families and individuals.

He taught at Presbyterian Counseling Services MFT program for 13 years. He continues to teach on-line courses for AAMFT for members interesting in becoming An Approved Supervisors.

He has been an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Approved Supervisor since 1988.

He moved to Seattle in 1988 where he met his husband. They have been married for 32 years and have two children and a stepdaughter now in their 40’s.