Currently on maternity leave, Dr. Calmenson is a postdoctoral fellow specializing in family and couples therapy; she practices under the joint supervision of Dr. Kristen Ohlenforst and Dr. Sarah Horton. 

When providing family therapy, she works with children of all ages and specializes in concerns including (but not limited to): children struggling with emotional and/or behavioral difficulties; anxiety among family members; concerns related to boundaries and limit-setting; communication concerns; and perfectionism.  When working with couples, she specializes in concerns related to communication, intimacy, depression, substance abuse, and prior relational and/or sexual trauma.  Dr. Calmenson also provides individual therapy for adolescents and adults struggling with relationships, anxiety, and complex trauma, utilizing her research and training in CBT, psychodynamic, attachment, systems, and emotion-focused theories.

Dr. Calmenson received her doctoral degree from the APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Program at the University of North Texas, where she worked with adolescents, adults, couples, families, and groups across clinical rotations in a variety of therapeutic environments. She completed her APA-accredited Predoctoral Internship at the Community Reach Center, located outside Denver, CO, where she specialized in treating couples and families with mental health needs resulting from traumatic experiences.

Education & Training

The University of North Texas, Denton, TX
PhD in Counseling Psychology

University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Minor in Special Education