Dr. Patricka Caldera (goes by Dr. Patty) holds a Doctorate in Pastoral Medical Science as well as a Master's degree from St. Louis University in Clinical Social Work. Additionally, she is a US Air Force veteran who served as a Tactical Aircraft Maintenance Specialist on F-4's and OV-10's. She is now dedicated as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who uses brain-based therapy techniques, such as EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing certified since 2008) Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT- Masters certified 2011) and personally developed Amplified Emotional Processing (AEP), to process trauma-recovery. Her emotional support therapy dog, Odie attends some sessions.
Patty holds a Masters Certification in Rapid Resolution Therapy (RRT), developed by Dr. Jon Connelly in Florida. This is a secular Trauma Protocol for processing trauma.
Amplified Emotional Processing incorporates Biblical Spirituality and clinical aromatherapy into the individual's processing and is considered a holistic treatment not covered by insurance.
Dr. Patty did her internship training under Dr. Danial Amen, world-renowned, brain SPECT Imaging Psychiatrist and ADD/ADHD expert, near Washington DC in 2006 to address brain based aspects in trauma recovery which inspired her to create her own specific approach to trauma called “AEP” – Amplified Emotional Processing. Dr. Patty is a fully certified Brain SPECT Analyst and utilizes this to conduct the AMEN Brain Testing for identifying your brain needs.