Brandi Ducote is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (license # 87040), Licensed Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (LAADC) and Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) in the state of California.
Brandi completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at San Diego State University and her Master of Arts in Marital and Family Therapy at Alliant International University. She worked as a Grief and Bereavement Counselor at San Diego Hospice and the Institute for Palliative Medicine from 2011-2012. She then worked for 10+ years in Substance Use Disorder treatment, where she discovered the connection between addictive issues and trauma. Brandi began training with Somatic Experiencing International in 2019 and became certified as a Somatic Experiencing Practitioner (SEP) in 2021. Brandi remains active in the Somatic Experiencing community as an assistant in local trainings.
Brandi is passionate about the work that she does and enjoys working through a holistic and body-based lens. As someone who has benefitted from therapy personally, Brandi understands the strength and courage it takes to seek help. She aims to create a safe space for you to explore what is most important to you, work through and resolve anything that has been holding you back from achieving your goals.