Kelsi Woodburn, LCPC Clinical Director & Facilitator
Kelsi is the Clinical Director for LifeStar Boise. She got started as a co-facilitator for women’s groups and was so impressed with the effectiveness of the LifeStar program that she jumped at the opportunity to take on the Director role. Kelsi is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor whose specializes in working with people who have experienced trauma. Kelsi’s background and degree from Northwest Nazarene University in marriage and family counseling has proven to be invaluable in the LifeStar program. She continues to demonstrate compassion for the upheaval, loss and shame that both the men and women have felt from the personal struggle with and/or relational trauma that comes from pornography and compulsive sexual behavior.
Petra Ramirez, LPC Co-director & Facilitator
Petra has recently joined LifeStar Boise and is working diligently to help create the best and most effective program for individuals and couples that are struggling with pornography addiction. During Petra’s educational journey, she found herself often working with clients that had issues with pornography addiction. She found that she worked well with these individuals and when an opportunity to work with LifeStar Boise presented itself, she jumped right in.
Petra is a licensed counselor and is just the right mix of compassion and toughness. She helps addicts confront their faulty beliefs and excuses while also gently helping them understand the underlying components that contribute to their compulsive behavior.