Erik Muten

Psychologist, MFA, PsyD

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Erik Muten

Psychologist, MFA, PsyD


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Kailo Mentoring Group
90 Conz Street
Suite 101
Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
(413) 551-3011

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After 35 years of practice, I see depression and anxiety as signs of a new story wanting to emerge. I am a Mentor and I'm sometimes referred to as an "ass-kicking therapist". I am looking for clients seeking to take responsibility for changing the narrative of their lives. The more we allow our authentic selves to emerge, the more pleasure and vitality we feel. I am particularly good with entrepreneurs, leaders, singles seeking relationship, couples, and those wanting to evolve their consciousness and have impact on the world. My style is tailored to the unique needs of each client.
I love working with couples and believe that being in relationship is one of the best ways to grow and awaken. With couples, I prefer to work with my life and business partner, Amelia Perkins. As practitioners of Tantra, we focus on pleasure, presence, intimacy, connectedness, and mentoring people towards being the best agent of their own transformation.
I see clients whose needs fit my style, techniques and maps for encouraging transformation of mindset and consciousness. I am a trauma expert and know that "the drama of trauma" consists of embodied, breathing, and neural patterns that cannot be changed by talking alone. I provide experiences and resources for greater resilience, coherence and presence.

Qualifications

  • Years in Practice: 35 Years
  • School: Virginia Consortium for Professional Psychology
  • Year Graduated: 1984
  • License and State: 4293 Massachusetts

Finances

  • Cost per Session: $120 - $250
  • Sliding Scale: Yes
Pay By: American Express, Cash, Check, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
Accepted Insurance Plans
  • Blue Care Network
  • Blue Cross
  • Blue Shield
  • BlueCross and BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Health New England (HNE)
  • Medicare
  • Out of Network
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Additional Credentials

  • Certificate: Southern Methodist University / MFA
  • Certificate Date: 1979
  • Certificate: Barrett Values Centre
  • Certificate Date: 1997

Erik Muten's Groups

Tantra and Tenderness

This group, which is lead by Erik Muten & Amelia Perkins, meets monthly to explore core principles of Tantra and combines experiential exercises with didactics. Some of the principles of Tantra are: the healing power of pleasure and everything is an experiment. We tend to focus on the "inner marriage" of masculine and feminine principles in all of us. Dates of Tantra & Tenderness are October 17th, November 28th, and December 19th.

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Situation Lab: Neutralizing Psychological Attacks

In our life, we will encounter people who want to intimidate, blame & shame, or coerce us into something that is against our self-interest. There are effective counters to neutralize these psychological attacks. In this workshop-laboratory, we use structures from martial arts and role play to investigate our options for holding our ground in emotionally violent or manipulative situations. This is a wonderful opportunity to work on a situation where you feel disempowered. This group is facilitated by Erik Muten & Michael Burkhart. Upcoming dates: November 7 and December 12, 2018.

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Location

Kailo Mentoring Group
90 Conz Street
Suite 101
Northampton, Massachusetts 01060
(413) 551-3011
Ask about video and phone sessions

Nearby Areas

This location is easily accessible from:

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Specialties
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Marital and Premarital
Issues
  • ADHD
  • Addiction
  • Anger Management
  • Behavioral Issues
  • Grief
  • Life Coaching
  • Life Transitions
  • Men's Issues
  • Mentoring towards Authentic Self
  • Peer Relationships
  • Relationship Issues
  • Self Esteem
  • Sex Therapy
  • Sleep or Insomnia
  • Spirituality
  • Testing and Evaluation
  • Trauma and PTSD
Mental Health
  • Dissociative Disorders
  • Mood Disorders

Client Focus

Age
  • Adults
  • Elders (65+)

Treatment Approach

Types of Therapy
  • Coaching
  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Family / Marital
  • Family Systems
  • Focus of Development of Authentic Self
  • Hypnotherapy
  • Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)
  • Psychological Testing and Evaluation
  • Social Permaculture - 8 Forms of Capital
  • Transpersonal
Modality
  • Individuals
  • Couples
  • Group
Video/Skype
  • Online/Phone Counseling

Links

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Last Modified: 19 Jul 2019
Erik Muten, MFA, PsyD, Psychologist in Northampton

Erik Muten

Psychologist, MFA, PsyD