Cleopatra Bertelsen received a Masters in Mental Health Counseling and Drama Therapy from Antioch University in 2015, is certified in all three levels of Reiki, is a licensed massage therapist and has a BFA in theatre from Cornish College of the Arts. Cleopatra is working towards her Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision with a specialization in both Creative Arts Therapies and Multicultural Perspectives. She is the current 2019 recipient of the Antioch Social Justice and Multicultural Perspectives Fellowship. Cleopatra comes from a multi-racial background and is passionate about working with issues surrounding race, self-identity, and visibility.  Alongside her Ph.D. coursework, Cleopatra is also studying core shamanism with teachers certified through the Foundation for Shamanic Studies.  Cleopatra completed 200 hours of yoga teachers training with Breathe for Change and is a Registered Yoga Teacher.

Cleopatra believes in a holistic approach towards personal healing, and in her free time practices yoga, spends time in nature, is committed to creative, mental, emotional, and spiritual growth, continually explores new avenues of expression and healing modalities and dedicates quality time to her close relationships.


MC60613942    Mental Health Counselor Associate License



Cleopatra is a member of:

American Counseling Association (ACA)

Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES)

North American Drama Therapy Association (NADTA)

Evergreen Art Therapy Association

C.G. Jung Society, Seattle

Jungian Psychotherapist Association

Washington State Counselors of Color

Yoga Alliance RYT- 200



All original artwork was created by Cleopatra Bertelsen

All original artwork was created by Cleopatra Bertelsen