CV & Resume

For a full CV or resume, please contact me at kristiwk@gmail.com
CV highlights are below.

Curriculum Vitae
Kristi Kenney, MA

EDUCATION
College of Graduate and Professional Studies
John F. Kenney University, CA    2009 – 2011

  • Master of Arts in Integral Psychology, June  2011
    Final Project Title: Bringing Psychology Out Into the World, How Psychology Can Aid Social Change Work
  • Graduate Certificate in Ecotherapy, September 2011
    Concentration: Ecotherapy in Public Venues, Working with Emotional Reactions to Environmental Problems

Undergraduate College of Liberal Arts
Antioch University Seattle, WA    2008

  • Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts
    Area of Concentration: Psychology, Ecopsychology

Seattle Central Community College                                                Seattle, WA                                 2005

  • Associate of Arts Degree

TEACHING AND ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

Teaching Assistant, Fundamentals of Psychology                             John F. Kennedy University
October – December, 2011

Ecotherapist Intern & Consultant
Oakland Museum Natural Sciences Gallery, Oakland, CA
May, 2011 – July, 2011

WORKSHOPS / PRESENTATIONS / PANEL PARTICIPATION

Emotions & Environmental Crisis:
A presentation for ecotherapy students
February, 2012, 1 hour interactive presentation, San Rafael, CA

  • Introduction to the concept of eco-grief and how to work with it; addressing legitimizing emotions, working with blocks and defense mechanisms, and reframing and detoxifying emotional reactions.

Ecotherapy in Public Venues:
Working with overwhelm and emotional reactions to environmental problems in public places

October, 2011, 45 minute presentation, Pleasant Hill, CA

  • Presentation on my internship work with the Oakland Museum Natural Sciences staff and the implications of working with emotional reactions to environmental issues in public venues.

From Eco-Grief to Active Engagement:
Opening up Dialogue in Service of the Planet

June, 2011, 6 hour workshop, Pleasant Hill, CA

  • Workshop includes modules on emotional work and validating emotional reactions, working with blocks and defense mechanisms, reframing and detoxifying emotions, and using released emotional energy for movement and engagement with the world.

Creating Communities of Support & Care
August, 2008, Panel with In the Middle of a Whirlwind and Team Colors, Portland, OR

  • Asked to be on a panel about my writings in my self-published booklet called Counterbalance: What Sustains Us? What Stops Us? Thoughts on Mental Health & Activism

PROFESSIONAL EXPEREINCE

Bookseller                               Modern Times Bookstore Collective
San Francisco, CA                                                        2009 – Present

  • Customer service, order building, receiving and processing, new book research, displays and shelving

Co-Manager / Collective Member          Left Bank Books Collective Seattle, WA                                                                           1999 – 2009

  • Main bookkeeper, accounts payable, weekly front display / front list titles ordering, monthly ordering with dozens of publishers,  shared in all business decisions, event organizing, customer service, meeting facilitator, working with volunteers and the public

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Association (APA)
Division 34: Population & Environmental Psychology
Professional Affiliate

Psychologists for Social Responsibility
Student Member

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

Re-Visioning A Psychology That Embraces The Earth: 2nd Annual Applied Ecopsychology Conference
Holos Insitute, Berkeley, CA                                                             April 21, 2012

Conservation Psychology Institute
Antioch University New England, Keene, NH                   July 25 – 29, 2011

Healing Nature & Soul: A Conference Exploring Well-Being through Earth-Based Psychology
Holos Institute, Green Gulch, CA                                                   June 11, 2011

World as Lover, World as Self: Joanna Macy Retreat
Spirit Rock Meditation Center, CA                                        April 18 – 24, 2011

Integral Theory Conference II: Enacting an Integral Future
John F. Kennedy University, CA                                                                                   2010

International Sustainable Development: Integral Field Course
Peru                                                                                                                                   2009

TEACHING INTERESTS

  • Ecopsychology
  • Conservation Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • General or Introductory Psychology
  • History or Fundamentals of Psychology

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • How to apply ideas from psychology, particularly social psychology, conservation psychology, and ecopsychology, to social change endeavors and activist work
  • How to address public emotional reactions and the potential for feeling overwhelmed in visitors to natural museums, zoos, aquariums, and other public venues that work with environmental issues


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