The coaching materials and tools provided by Andréa Crisp are intended to instruct her clients. Andréa Crisp is not a licensed health care professional, nor a licensed counselor. The information on this site is meant to inspire and educate. Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT) and Laughter Yoga are considered experimental self-help tools and the information on this site is of a general nature. This website content (including all audios, videos, and written materials) is intended to educate and is not constitute guarantees of any kind. The information herein is not a substitute for a licensed counselor or advice of a medical nature. You are strongly encouraged to discuss your use of EFT and/or Laughter Yoga with your therapist and/or physician. Accessing, downloading, listening to, or viewing the information on this site does not constitute a professional relationship with Andréa Crisp. Andréa Crisp, her employees, or representatives of Andréa Crisp Coaching or Portland Laughter Yoga do not guarantee the validity or usefulness of any of the materials or outside links. Andréa Crisp’s spiritual Alignment Coaching reflects her connection to Spirit and as such she completed a transpersonal counseling program. EFT, Laughter and Alignment Coaching consultations are considered peer-to-peer coaching where the client is viewed as whole and resourceful. EFT, Laughter and Alignment Coachingconsultations do not represent diagnosing, treating, or preventing any medical or psychological condition.

Training & Education

  • 2017-2018 Emotional Freedom Techniques – Audited Level 1 & 2 workshop through AAMET and took Tapping Out of Trauma (a training teaching EFT practitioners about trauma and how to address it within their scope of practice.)
  • 2017 Laughter Coaching 101 – Live with Master Laughter Coach Francis Monferrer (in the  style of Annette Goodheart, PhD) Our in person workshop at the 2017 All-American Laughter Conference is the foundation for the video training.
  • 2013-16 Transpersonal Counseling Psychology – A spiritually based Family Systems Counselor Practitioners Training Program, Clearmind International in Langley, British Columbia, Canada
  • 2010-12 Emotional Freedom Techniques – Level 1 & two Level 2 workshops through EFT Universe with Alina Frank Dawson Church and founder Gary Craig’s DVD video training series from the original emofree.com website
  • August - December 2010 Laughter Coach Training, the Levity Institute
  • Spring 2008 Laughter Yoga Leader (CLYL) & Teacher (CLYT),  Laughter Yoga International
  • 2007 Usui Reiki Level I & II, by Colleen Benelli with Reiki Lifestyle and The International Center for Reiki Training
  • 2006-07 Certified Health Counselor (CHC)- changed to Integrative Nutrition Health Coach, Institute for Integrative Nutrition and Columbia University's Integrative Nutrition Professional Training Program (Since this time IIN has continued to develop professional partnerships with many other higher education schools and programs)
  • 1999-2007 Corporate positions in Customer Service, Employee Training & Development, Health & Safety (specifically Public Safety) at a local utility
  • 1994-98 Bachelor of Science in Sociology and a Minor in Women's Studies, Oregon State University


  • 2013-Current helping run a peer lead support group through Clearmind International
  • 2017 Attending the NW Tapper's Gathering
  • Attending Laughter Conferences and additional laughter related trainings (2010, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • 2008-current Leader and organizer of Portland Laughter Yoga, area laughter clubs and more than 10 trainings
  • 2011-13 Organizer for EFT for a Great Life Meetup and a Meetup for local Portland EFT Practitioners
  • 2006-2014 Volunteer Teacher & Advocate through the Portland Police Bureau's WomenStrength Holistic Self-Defense Program
  • 2009 Purchased the founder of EFT, Gary Craig's original training DVDs