RIST Certified Therapists

The Registered Integrative Sandtray Therapist (RIST) Program is an internationally-recognized sandtray certification program.

Therapists who complete the program have obtained at least 50 contact hours of sandtray training as well as 15 hours of case consultation concerning specifically sandtray therapy.

RIST graduates are among the most elite group of sandtray therapists in the world, who have demonstrated dedication through time and other resources to learn sandtray therapy in an experiential, neuroscience-based manner.

The RIST program is highest level of training Southern Sandtray offers.

RIST Certified Therapists

  1. Stasia L. Myers, LCSW, RIST, RPT-S from Little Rock, AR
  2. Becky Gonelli LPC, RPT from Fayetteville, AR
  3. (RIST In-Training)

  4. Melissa Watts, LPC-S, RPT from Tulsa/Owasso, OK
  5. Melissa Snyder LCSW, RIST from West Jordan, UT
  6. Jamie English, LCSW from Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
  7. Mica Davis, LPC, RPT, RIST, NCC from Atlanta, GA
  8. Cathy Figgins, LPC, RPT from California, MO
  9. (RIST In-Training)

  10. Megan Simpson, M.Ed., LPCA from Somerset, KY
  11. (RIST In-Training)

  12. Mary Jean Nave, EdS from Minor Hill, TN
  13. (RIST In-Training)

  14. Vicki Martin, EdS, LPC, CCTP, RIST from Jonesboro, AR
  15. Nakitha Scott, LPC, NCC, CCMHC, RIST from Marion, AR
  16. Pamela N. Sowers MSW, LCSW, PPS Licensed Clinical Social Worker from Santa Barbara, CA
  17. (RIST In-Training)

  18. Kimberly L. Allison, Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern, CCTP, RIST from Ft Lauderdale, FL
  19. Susan Terveen, LPC-MH, QMHP, LAC from Spearfish, SD
  20. (RIST In-Training)

  21. Sonya Goode, LCSW, RIST from Paragould, AR
  22. Nikki West, LCSW, RIST from Jonesboro, AR
  23. Wendi Elliott, LPE-I, RIST from Conway, AR
  24. Kelly Moffett-Place, LPC, RIST, EMDR-Trained from Little Rock, AR
  25. Kari Owens, LICSW, PIP, RIST from Fyffe, AL
  26. Sue Holmes, LCPC, NCC, RPT-S from Idaho Falls, ID
  27. (RIST In-Training)

  28. Deborah Nickens, MS, LMHC from Melbourne, FL
  29. (RIST In-Training)

  30. Gayle Robertson, MA, LPC, LMFT, RPT from Springfield, MO
  31. (RIST In-Training)

  32. Janice Amaral, MS, LPC, RPT from PA
  33. Monique R. Battles, LMSW from Little Rock, AR
  34. (RIST In-Training)

  35. Donna Stuecken, LMSW from Twin Lakes, AR
  36. (RIST In-Training)

  37. Claire E. Wadsworth, RGN, RMN, BSc HE(M), LWC, English, working in GX, China

(RIST In-Training)

27.Shawna Young, LMFT, RIST
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Indianapolis, IN
Currently Practicing at:
Eagle Creek Counseling

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