Micaela Van Dine, LMFT

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Professional Vitae


Licensed Marriage Family Therapist – California Board of Behavioral Science – License #108162

Forensic Court Custody Evaluator – 40 Hour Training with Dr. Lori Love PhD (Steve Frankel Group),

Mediation Training (40 Hours)

Reunification Therapy Training (20 Hours), Dr. Benjamin Garber.

Case Shadowing for CCRC and 3111 Custody Evaluations (Studied Under Jack Love, LMFT)

Domestic Violence Update – Annual Training (Steve Frankel Group)

Parenting Plans – Leslie Drodz, PhD

California Association Sex Offender Management Board - CASOMB Training and Certification

Containment Model Training

Support Group Creator and Facilitator

Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Group

Litigation Abuse Recovery Group

Positions Held

Psychotherapist – Private Practice – 2015 to Present

Forensic Clinician – Registered Sex Offender Population

Sacramento Police Department – Volunteer 2011 to 2015

Certified Family Law Paralegal 2007 to 2013

Investigator – California Massage Therapy Council – 2011 to 2013


Master’s Degree Marriage Family Therapy

Master’s Degree Forensic Science

Bachelor’s Degree Criminal Justice


Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, California Chapter (AFCC)

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

Books Authored

Unconscious Bias of the Expert and its Impact on the Court System