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About Doug

Doug Lerch is a Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience counseling adults, children and families.  Doug earned his B.A. in Human Ecology from College of the Atlantic in Maine, and his Masters in Counseling Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco.  From 2012 to 2022 Doug founded and directed Seeds of Awareness, a non-profit organization serving over 2,500 children in schools and communities with mindfulness and nature based counseling services. 


Currently, Doug focuses the majority of his work with adults utilizing a new and innovative therapeutic process called Core Self Reclamation Therapy. Doug has trained with the founder of the modality, SueAnne Pilliero since the inception of the modality in 2021. Doug is now a lead. trainer in Core Self Reclamation Therapy, and 

Doug has 3 years training in Gestalt Therapy, and 10 years of training in Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Therapy (AEDP) which has profoundly deepened the impact of his work.  

Doug no longer works with children and families and he is now focusing his work with adults who are seeking to do deep transformative work healing past traumas.

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