Solveig Kristina Frivold, MA, LMFTA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

About

Solveig Kristina Frivold is Norwegian-American, born and raised in Norway. She left Norway at 19 to pursue training in cross cultural work through the University of the Nations, USA. For more than 20 years, Solveig and her family have served in Nepal, China, and Thailand. During her years of service, Solveig has experienced a growing interest in mental health and the field of counseling, which have culminated in pursuing an advanced counseling degree. Since 2015 Solveig has worked part-time as the mental health coordinator for a Norwegian organization with a focus on community development and mental health in China. Solveig and her husband have raised their three children in Asia and are familiar with third-culture issues as they pertain to children and family life.

Education

  • M.A. (Master of Arts) in Marriage and Family Therapy (2019), Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA
  • B.S. (Bachelor of Science) in Psychology with a Specialization in Life Coaching, Summa Cum Laude, 2014, Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA, USA

Licensure and Certification

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Associate (LMFTA), Washington, USA
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC)

Specialized Training

  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Prepare/Enrich Premarital & Marital Assessment Facilitator
  • Certificate Course on working with anxious kids and their families
  • Certified ADHD Professional (ADHD-CCSP) Intensive Training Course

Counseling Interests

  • Marriage counseling
  • Family therapy
  • Relationship issues
  • ADHD
  • Third Culture Kid (TCK) issues
  • Counseling for children and adolescents
  • Anxiety and depression
  • Transition