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Dr. Markie Twist, LMFT, LMHC

Antioch University New England

Markie Louise Christianson (L. C.) Twist (they/she) was born and raised in Houston, Alaska. Dr. Twist is a licensed marriage and family therapist and mental health counselor, as well as a clinical fellow and approved supervisor of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT), and certified sexuality educator and supervisor through the American Association for Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists. Dr. Twist is co-author of the books, The Internet Family: Technology in Couple and Family Relationships and Focused Genograms: Intergenerational Assessment of Individuals, Couples, and Families. Dr. Twist serves as the Editor of the AAMFT Queer and Trans Advocacy Network (QTAN) Newsletter, the Editor-in-Chief of Sexual and Relationship Therapy: International Perspectives on Theory, Research and Practice and is co-editor of the book Eco-Informed Practice: Family Therapy in Age of Ecological Peril.

Dr. Twist earned her Ph.D. in Human Development & Family Studies from Iowa State University and has been a faculty member of the Couple and Family Therapy Program and the School of Public Health at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Markie has also served in positions at the University of Guelph—one of Canada’s leading innovation and comprehensive postsecondary institutions (Intensive Sex Therapy Training Program), the University of Wisconsin (Sex Therapy Certificate Program) as well as the University of Alaska Anchorage (Psychology department). To learn more about Dr. Markie visit their website:

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