Meet Our Contributors

Our contributors at Relevate are scholars and practitioners with expert knowledge to share about interpersonal relationships. They range from university professors, graduate students, certified therapists and relationship educators, and undergraduate students studying relationships under mentorship. Each contributor has been vetted by the Relevate team to ensure that all content is trustworthy and grounded in theory and research in order to ensure that everyone has access to the cutting edge knowledge and skills they need to elevate their current and future relationships.

Amber Vennum
Amber Vennum
Degree(s)
PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy,
The Florida State University
Certifications
CFLE, LMFT
Loren Taylor
Loren Taylor
Degree(s)
StuMS in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Jeremy Kanter
Jeremy Kanter
Degree(s)
MS in HDFS,
Mizzou
Eric Goodcase
Degree(s)
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Purdue University Calumet
SPhD in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Stacy Conner
Stacy Conner
Degree(s)
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Certifications
LMFT
LMAC
Michelle Busk
Michelle Busk
Degree(s)
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Natalie Pennington
Natalie Pennington
Degree(s)
PhD in Communication Studies,
University of Kansas
Denzel Jones
Degree(s)
MA in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Appalachian State University
SPhD in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Certifications
LMFT
Cole Ratcliffe
Cole Ratcliffe
Degree(s)
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Certifications
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Kale Monk
Kale Monk
Degree(s)
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
PhD in Human Development and Family Studies,
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Scott Sibley
Scott Sibley
Degree(s)
PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Certifications
LMFT
CFLE
Giovanna Gianesini
Degree(s)
PhD in Social Psycholog,
University of Verona
Certifications
Marriage & Family Counselor
Kristin Anders
Degree(s)
PhD in Child and Family Studies,
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Michelle Washburn-busk
Michelle Washburn-busk
Degree(s)
MS in Marriage and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Sarah Traub
Sarah Traub
Degree(s)
BA in Psychology,
University of Missouri-Columbia
MA in Human Development & Family Science,
University of Missouri-Columbia
Jacquelyn Benson
Jacquelyn Benson
Degree(s)
PhD in HDFS,
University of Missouri
Shelby Astle
Shelby Astle
Degree(s)
StuUg in Family Studies,
Brigham Young University
MS in Applied Family Science,
Kansas State University
Paige McAllister
Paige McAllister
Degree(s)
BS in Psychology,
Brigham Young University
StuMS in Couple and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
Kimberly Morrison
Kimberly Morrison
Degree(s)
BS in Couples and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University
StuMS in Couples and Family Therapy,
Kansas State University