Keedehn is driven to this field because she has a passion for helping individuals optimize their quality of life. Keedehn understands the disparity between a client and what is perceived as “authority” in seeking help. She works to bridge the gap between hierarchy and comfort by breaking down barriers of societal distrust using evidenced base skills. Keedehn believes in motivation for change therefore uses motivation interviewing, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Keedehn is working on pursuing her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. She is also currently seeking training in Moral Reconation Therapy (MRT), a cognitive-behavioral counseling program that combines education, group and individual counseling, and structured exercises designed to foster moral development in pre-contemplative individuals.
Keedehn maintains a work-life balance by engaging in activities such as yoga, dance, reading and hiking.
Keedehn’s educational background includes Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Portland State University, and a certificate in Addiction Studies from Portland Community College.