Travis Atkinson, L.C.S.W., is the director and creator of the Loving at Your Best Plan. He has extensive training in marriage and couples therapy, based on nearly 20 years in practice and certificates from top-rated couples therapy programs, including:
- Certified Advanced Schema Couples Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer
- Certified Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist and Supervisor
- Certified Gottman Method Couples Therapist
Travis also serves on the executive board for the International Society of Schema Therapy (ISST) as Public Affairs Coordinator, and is a Founding Member of the New York Center for Emotionally Focused Therapy (NYCEFT).
Travis has trained couples therapists nationally and internationally for many years, including recent trainings in Italy, South Korea, the Netherlands, Russia, and the New England Educational Institute in Cape Cod. He is a supervisor and trainer at the Schema Therapy Institute, and is co-author of the latest schema mode therapy inventory, the SMI. He is the author of “Schema Therapy for Couples: Healing Partners in a Relationship” in the Handbook of Schema Therapy (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012). Travis is featured in a training video for therapists working with gay and lesbian couples by Sue Johnson, Ph.D., the founder of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. He holds graduate degrees from New York University in Clinical Social Work and Management.