As a licensed marriage and family therapist, Steve Yates has more than 30 years of counseling experience. With a bachelor’s degree in psychology and rehabilitation, as well as a master’s degree in psychology and counseling, Steve specializes in alcohol and drug treatment, crisis intervention and emergency-psychiatric care. While working as a mental health emergency services coordinator for the city of Alamosa, Colorado, Steve was certified by the FBI as a hostage negotiator. Steve was drawn to Innercept’s integral model of treatment that allows him the freedom to express his unique style of therapy. Steve places emphasis on holistic healing with a focus on spirituality. In his spare time, Steve enjoys competing with his wife in the United States Pickle Ball Association in and around the Northwest.