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Peggy 'Alena Marie' Farver

Farver, Peggy 'Alena Marie'

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist/Expressive Arts Therapist


Member profile details

Membership level
Clinical Member
First name
Peggy 'Alena Marie'
Last name
Masters in Psychology with emphasis in Art Therapy
Professional Title
Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist
Public Phone
(530) 227-7083
Business Phone
(530) 227-7083
Business Fax
Business Street
1127 Parkview Avenue
Business City
Business State
Business Postal Code
Job title
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist/Expressive Arts Therapist
State CAMFT Number
BBS License Number

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Alena Marie Farver is a Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist and has been a practicing Art Therapist in Far Northern California over the past 36 years. She is a 1982 graduate in Psychology/Art Therapy from College of Notre Dame de Namur in Belmont, CA, represented the Northern California Art Therapy Association providing information and workshops throughout California, Oregon and Washington. As the founding director of the Expressive Arts Studio: Counseling Centre for Creative Integration since 1994, Alena Marie has provided classes, workshops, consultation and program development for various community agencies such as the Shasta County Arts Council, Women’s Refuge, Hospice, Probation and Juvenile Assessment Center, Mental Health-Day Treatment Programs, Shasta Community College, public schools and the Community Health Center. As a member of the International Labyrinth Society, Alena Marie has also been involved in the education, building and integration of the labyrinth as a therapeutic tool into existing community programs.

From August of 2009 - May of 2016, Alena Marie has served as a Military, Family Life Counselor for military families and children in the schools, having served in all four branches of the military throughout California, Japan and Okinawa, completing her last assignment in the Mohave Desert. She has also had the opportunity, as a worship painter and teacher in the ‘prophetic arts’ to volunteer with several churches throughout her travels. She resides in Redding, Ca where she continues to work part-time in her private practice, specializing in expressive arts and sandplay workshops for professionals as well as counseling for all ages, individuals, couples and families. Alena is also working part time as the Recreation/Art Therapist for Shasta Regional Medical Center. She is the single parent of two adult daughters and 3 grandchildren.
Population Served
Children, Adolescents, Couples & Families, Students & Interns, VW, EAP
Practice Concentration
Personal & Professional Growth, Stage of Life Changes, Loss & Grief, Mood Disorders, PTSD, Military Lifestyle Issues, Stress Management
Business Hours
By Appointment Only - Some Weekends
Specialized Training
Military Family & Lifestyle Issues including Children & Families; Art & Sand Play Therapy
Professional Development Workshops & Classes
Redding Regional Chapter of the California Marriage and Family Therapists
P.O. Box 990003
Redding, CA 96099-0003

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