Travis Slagle, M.A, CMHC, NCC
Clinical Director at Evoke Therapy Intensives
Travis brings a creative approach to facilitating a personal growth experience with a background in professional team building and innovative program design. His leadership and clinical approach place high regard on the power of choice, increasing motivation for change, and the existential pursuit for meaning and authentic living.
Education & Prior Work Experience
Travis is a Licensed Professional Counselor with a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and advanced certification in the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics. His background includes working as a psychotherapist and program administrator in a variety of settings including wilderness, residential, outpatient, and young adult transitional living. With over 20 years of experience working with families, couples, and individuals across the lifespan, Travis’ therapeutic approach is inspired by the stories and insight of hundreds of families and individuals that he has engaged with as a therapist, parent specialist, and group facilitator.
Travis has an extensive background in treating trauma and has completed advanced training and consultation in psychodrama, gestalt, expressive art therapy, depth-oriented sand tray, internal family systems, eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR), and psychedelic-assisted therapy. He has published articles and presented at national conferences on topics related to parenting and identity development, interpersonal neurobiology, attachment-based experiential therapy, and nature-informed treatment. Through his varied education and work experiences, Travis has made a positive impact on the lives of many young people and families, and he has contributed to improving the quality of care in therapeutic and experiential-based programs across the country.
Travis enjoys being active and is often looking for opportunities to explore the natural world with his wife and two children. He is an avid master gardener and loves to daydream about garden projects. In his spare time, he enjoys playing musical instruments, exploring backcountry trails, and planning the next family adventure.