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Environmental Sciences

102 Erikson Hall,
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
tel: (859) 257-3887

Tracey A. Werner-Wilson

Tracy Werner-Wilson

UK Family Center Director/Lecturer

(859) 257-7752

Master of Social Work
Western Michigan University

Master of Divinity
Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary
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Tracey Werner-Wilson is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has worked in the field of couple and family therapy for over 20 years.  She joined the School of Human Environmental Science in August of 2009 as Director of the University of Kentucky Family Center.   Tracey has an M.S.W. from Western Michigan University and a M.Div. from Associated Mennonite Biblical Seminary. Her area of expertise as a therapist is in Experiential Play Therapy for children and Emotionally Focused Therapy for Couples.  She was elected to the Kentucky Association for Marriage and Family Therapy board in 2013 as representative for the eastern region of the association.

Tracey is also a lecturer in the Department of Family Sciences and teaches graduate courses in the Couple and Family Therapy Program.  Although her responsibilities are split between administration and teaching she enjoys research and assisting the students in research for their thesis.  Her areas of interest are in play therapy, family play therapy, Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, attachment, and family systems theory applied to administrative structures of organizations. 

Course Instruction
  • FAM 658: Introduction to Family Sciences
  • FAM 687: Pre-Practicum
  • FAM 759: Children and Families in Therapy
  • FAM 787: Supervised Experience in the Practice of Marriage and Family Therapy
Research Interests
  • Attachment
  • Play therapy
  • Family therapy
  • Couple therapy
  • Ethics in couple and family therapy
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