About Me

Peggy Grady is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor in Oklahoma (LPC/LADC) and New Mexico (LPCC/LADAC). She is a Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist ( IFSsm ) and Consultant. She specializes in individual therapy for adults and maintains a private practice in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Peggy is passionate about assisting clients with the identification and use of their inner resources to heal and be more emotionally, mentally, and spiritually empowered.

Her therapeutic approach is compassionate, understanding, and supportive. Using complementary and alternative models and techniques, along with professional and life experience, she offers a highly personalized approach specific to each client. S he helps them build upon their existing strengths, awaken new ones, stop hurtful or painful behavioral patterns, and attain the personal growth they desire.

Her feedback is practical, yet varied, and draws out the inner-knowledge and healing abilities of her clients. She is aware that sustainable change for anyone is a personal journey and "an inside job". She believes her clients are the experts on their lives and their answers lie within them. Through the counseling process, she guides them on their path of discovery.

Peggy has over 30 years of combined experience in counseling, teaching, coaching, therapeutic bodywork, mindfulness, energy work, mediation, crisis advocacy support, and business management. As a graduate of Southwestern College in Santa Fe, NM where she specialized in Transpersonal Counseling, she serves a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are:

* Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFSsm )
* Addiction, Recovery, Aftercare, and Codependency Therapy
* Evidenced-Based Models
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Motivational Interviewing
Solution Focused Therapy
* Mindfulness Therapy
* Somatic Models
Hakomi Body-Centered Psychotherapy
* Energy Psychology
* Art Therapy
* Integrated Therapy
Sound Healing
Amma Shiatsu
Cranial Sacral Therapy
Healing Touch

Professional Experience
Prior to returning to Oklahoma to be closer to her family, Peggy held private practices in Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico. In Oklahoma, her past few years have been spent working as a Counselor for A Chance To Change in Oklahoma City serving individuals, groups, couples, and families with mental health, addiction, recovery, and behavioral issues.

In addition to her Private Practices in New Mexico, she also held the following positions:
* Primary Therapist for Life Healing Center, a residential treatment center for addiction and recovery in Santa Fe, NM.
* Extended Care Therapist for Vista Taos, a residential treatment center for addiction and recovery in Taos, NM.
* Primary Therapist for the general population and Aftercare Therapist for the professional population at an Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP) in Albuquerque, NM.
* Behavioral Health Counselor/Consultant on a SAMHSA grant addressing drug and alcohol abuse and dependency in rural medical clinics in northern New Mexico and at the Taos-Picuris Indian Health Services Clinic situated on tribal lands in Taos and Picuris, NM.
* Behavioral Health Counselor for the Diabetes grant at the Taos-Picuris Indian Health Services Clinic in Taos, NM.
* Private Massage Therapy/Bodywork/Energywork Practices in Taos and Santa Fe, NM.
* Massage Therapist at Ten Thousand Waves in Santa Fe, NM.


Southwestern College , Santa Fe, NM. M.A. in Counseling
Southeastern Oklahoma State University , Durant, OK. B.S. in Education
Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education
Ellen Krattiger Memorial Scholarship
Alpha Chi National Scholarship Honor Society
Central State University , Edmond, OK. Major: Education
University of Oklahoma , Norman, OK. Major: Business Administration

Professional Licenses and Certifications
* Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) OK Lic. #4468
* Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LADC) OK Lic. #899
* Certified Internal Family Systems Therapist
* Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) OK Lic. #OCC-15303; Offsite #OCC-15304 [Retired]
* Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC) NM Lic. #0114391 
* Licensed Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselor (LADAC) NM Lic. #010588 
* Licensed Massage Therapist (LMT) NM Lic. #1704 [Retired]

Professional Memberships
American Counseling Association (ACA)
Internal Family Systems Association (IFSA)

Additional Professional Training
New Mexico Academy of Healing Arts , Santa Fe, NM. Diploma
Center for Self Leadership , Chicago, IL. Certificate

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