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This profile was last updated on 3/1/15  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Founder and Director

Kenwood Therapy Center LLC
2809 South Wayzata Blvd
Minneapolis , Minnesota 55405
United States

Company Description: Kenwood Therapy Center offers professional clinical supervision, research, consultation, and training with local, national and international experts. The center...   more

Employment History


  • PhD
  • Ph.D. , Family Social Science
    University of Minnesota
  • master's degree , Educational Psychology
  • MD
  • Ph.D. , research
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Kenwood Center, 1 Mar 2015 [cached]
Walter H. Bera, PhD, LP, LMFT, LADC
Walter is Center Director and Founder with more than 25 years of clinical experience. He holds Minnesota Licensure as a Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapist and Alcohol and Drug Counselor. Walter has authored articles, books, videos and curricula and is an AAMFT Approved Supervisor as well as an adjunct faculty member at a number of area universities. He is a Karate Sensei, Kali/JKD and Mindfulness Meditation practitioner.
Kenwood Center, 25 Feb 2015 [cached]
Presenters:Adriana Lozano, marcela polanco, Ana Flores, Eleany Ochoa Gamez, Dulce Hernández, Catalina Perdomo (San Antonio, Texas, USA);Walter Bera, PhD (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA); Alex Iantaffi, PhD, LMFT(Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA); Robin Dickey, LPC (Fort Worth, Texas, USA); Kirsten Romness, LICSW, CTRS (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Presenter: Walter Bera, PhD ( Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Participants will learn and experience the long-awaited and revised Narragrams 3.0: Visualizing Narrative Therapy. Walter's has long worked and shared ways of providing creative, co-research experiences and accessible visual conceptual frameworks (aka maps) of Narrative Therapy that can assist and engage clients, therapists, trainers, organizations and researchers, across a variety of cultures, languages and contexts, in creative, collaborative and generative practices and experiences.
Presenters:Jeffrey Zimmerman, PhD (San Francisco, California, USA); Walter Bera, PhD (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA); Tom Stone Carlson, PhD, LMFT, and Amand R. Haire, MS, LMFT (Fargo, North Dakota, USA); Chené Swart, PhD (Pretoria, South Africa)
Presenter: Walter Bera, PhD ( Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Walter will share his experiences and summarize research in the development of "Evidence-Based Narrative Practice". Since Walter's introduction to Narrative Therapy at a Michael White workshop in 1991, he immediately began to employ these ideas and practices in his roles as a licensed psychologist, family therapist, counselor and consultant in a variety of court, legal, policy and organizational settings addressing clergy and professional sexual misconduct of youth and vulnerable adults.
Presenter: Walter Bera, PhD (Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA)
Kenwood Center, 24 Sept 2013 [cached]
Walter Bera, PhD, Kenwood Center Founder and Director
Ashley Anomaly, LMFT, Laura Johnson, MA, LICSW, Walter Bera, PhD
Walter Bera, PhD
TCX Presenters « Vancouver Narrative Therapy Training and Therapy Workshops, Michael White Mentored, 11 Mar 2012 [cached]
Walter Bera
Walter Bera, Ph.D., is the Founder and Director of the Kenwood Therapy Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a multidisciplinary therapy center and training institute. He is Licensed Psychologist, Marriage and Family Therapist and an AAMFT Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor who has been a therapist for more than 30 years with a special focus on issues of clinical theory and practice, abuse, addiction, power and ethics/politics. As a recipient of the Bush Leadership Fellowship he studied Narrative Therapy in New Zealand and Australia with David Epston and Michael White. His writings include"Betrayal: Clergy Sexual Abuse and Male Survivors" in Breach of Trust - and Male Sexual Abuse: A Trilogy of Intervention Strategies with Gonsiorek and LeTourneau . Walter recently completed Narragrams: Visualizing Narrative Therapy (Minneapolis, MN: Kenwood Center Publications, 2011).
International Narrative Symposium, Minneapolis | JNTI Jerusalem Narrative Therapy Institute, 23 Mar 2014 [cached]
Confirmed senior faculty include David Epston, Auckland, New Zealand, Co-founder of Narrative Therapy; Chana Rachel Frumin,Founder and director of Jerusalem Narrative Therapy Institute; Paul Gallant, PhD, Mercer University, Macon, GA, Walter Bera, PhD, Founder of the Kenwood Center.
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