Amy Kappel, LCPC
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Amy Kappel is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and has worked as a counselor in the Nampa/ Boise area for more than 10 years. She specializes in Substance Use Disorders, Trauma/ PTSD issues and how the two issues impact individuals and families as a whole. Amy enjoys working with adolescents, adults, couples and families, and uses multiple forms of therapy including: EMDR Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral, Trauma Focused, Guided Meditation/ Hypnosis, as well as several other evidenced based methods.
Amy was born and raised in Eastern Idaho so she understands the values and needs of Idahoans. Amy attended Boise State University for her Master of Arts in Counseling degree and graduated with the highest honors. She was also awarded the Idaho Counseling Association's Counselor of the Year Award in 2018.
Amy is also a member of the American Counseling Association, Idaho Counseling Association, National Board for Certified Counselors, a IATP Certified Complex Trauma Professional, trained in EMDR therapy & Hypnosis, and she is a Clinical Supervisor registered with IBOL & IBADCC.
Specialties & Clinical Interests
- Alcohol Or Drug Use/Addictions
- Domestic Abuse/Violence
- Parenting & Parent-Child Relationships
- Sexual Abuse
- Substance Use Disorders
- Trauma & Ptsd
- Women's Issues
- Acceptance And Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
- Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR)
- Internal Family Systems (IFS)
- Trauma-Informed Therapy
- Hispanic Or Latino
- Trauma Survivors