Dr. Koser earned her BS in psychology and MA in counseling from Eastern Mennonite University. She holds a PhD in Counseling and Supervision from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Dr. Koser is a Certified Emotionally Focused Couples Therapist and Supervisor. Dr. Koser has been invited around the country to lead her one-of-a-kind Love & Enrich couples retreats and has presented on EFT at numerous professional conferences around the world.
Dr. Koser also specializes in fertility counseling, helping couples navigate complex decisions while maintaining their relationship after a diagnosis of infertility and during fertility treatment. She is a member of the American Society of Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) and has completed post graduate training in fertility counseling. Dr. Koser is actively researching and writing about couple satisfaction during the various phases of medical treatment and was selected to present this work at the annual 2019 ASRM conference in Philadelphia. She just published her most recent article in The Family Journal by Sage Publications, titled, "Fertility Counseling with Couples: A Theoretical Approach". Dr. Koser has two chapters pending publication in November 2022 with Cambridge Press and a highly anticipated continuing education course on fertility counseling with the Psychotherapy Networker due to launch in 2022. Dr. Koser offers all required clinical interviews and personality assessments for those considering third party reproduction or gamete donation.
Financial: Kristy Koser is the co-owner of Aporia Counseling & Psychotherapy, PLLC and has employment relationships with VA Department of Health and University of the Cumberlands. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. She has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Kristy Koser is a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA).