Affiliates’ Bios

Carrie Hatcher-Kay, PhD

headShot_carrieCarrie Hatcher-Kay, PhD, is a fully licensed clinical psychologist who earned her doctorate from the University of Michigan and completed her postdoctoral training at the University of Michigan Department of Psychiatry and the Ann Arbor Center for the Family. Creatively integrating tools and teachings from neurobiology and body-mind psychotherapy, Carrie helps clients, students, and supervisees discover new tools and perspectives that shift longstanding limiting beliefs, habits, symptoms, and diagnoses. Carrie has been in private practice since 2003, including eight years as an affiliate at the Ann Arbor Center for the Family, and has particular expertise in the areas of trauma, anxiety, and depression. Carrie is a Level 2 graduate of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute and is fully certified in EMDR. In addition, she integrates Internal Family Systems and other family therapy perspectives in all her work. Carrie has published in her field and enjoys presenting at professional conferences and in the community. She is a member of the Michigan and American Psychological Associations.

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César Valdez, LMSW

headShot_cesarCésar Valdez, LMSW has enjoyed the privilege of offering psychotherapy since earning his social work degree from the University of Michigan in 1996. He is a Certified EMDR practitioner, a Level ll graduate of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a Certified Trainer of IADC, a specialized treatment for grief. In addition to his clinical training, César has spent many years in contemplative meditation practice and transpersonal study. César’s psychotherapy practice focuses on the use of mind-body interventions within a psychospiritual framework. Within his broad-ranging practice of individual adults, his skill lies in directing clients’ energy and attention toward the intrinsic organizing force that facilitates their healing and evolution. Clients on a mature path of psychological and spiritual growth seek to work with César as much for his clinical acuity as for his wisdom. In addition to previously teaching at the U of M, César offers training and education to mental health professionals through individual and group consultation, workshops, and seminars. He has presented at national and regional conferences, serves as the Associate Director of the International IADC Board, and is a member of the National Association of Social Workers and the EMDR International Association.

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Sharon Gold-Steinberg, PhD

headShot_sharonSharon Gold-Steinberg, Ph.D. is a fully licensed psychologist who completed her doctoral and post-doctoral training at the University of Michigan. In addition to teaching and supervising at the University of Michigan for fifteen years, Sharon has maintained an active private practice working with children, adults, couples and families since 1995 with an emphasis on the treatment of trauma, attachment issues, anxiety, grief, and divorce. Increasingly, her practice focuses on providing psychotherapy, consultation and training to other therapists. Sharon is a certified practitioner of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, a body-oriented, talk therapy for the treatment of trauma and attachment wounding. Her style is compassionate, interactive and focused on offering resources to enhance the well-being of clients and the confidence and competence of those with whom she consults. Sharon is a dynamic public speaker. She has published articles and book chapters in her field. She is a member of the Michigan and American Psychological Associations.

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