About

EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS:

LICENSED MARRIAGE and FAMILY THERAPIST #80893, CA
June 2014
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, Los Angeles, CA.
• Master of Marriage and Family Therapy,
May 2007
• Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Counseling,
December 2004
• Master of Science in Education, Learning and Instruction.
December 2003
SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE, Bronxville, NY.
• Bachelor of Arts, Focus in Fine Arts and Ethnic Studies.
May 1995

EXPERIENCE:

PACIFIC GESTALT INSTITUTE TRAINEE, 2013 – 2015
Developing skills and competence in Gestalt therapy.

MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPIST INTERN,
2011-2014 and 2006-2008
The Southern California Counseling Center Counseling for adults, children, couple and families.Completed EMDR Basic Training, Level 1 and Level 2 (2012-2013), Trauma Resiliency Model Training, Level 1 (2012-2013), Family Therapy Training Program (2011-2012) and School Counseling Program (2011-2012) at SCCC.

RESOURCE ASSOCIATE, 2012 -2013
TEEN LINE at Cedar’s Sinai Medical Center
Supervising teens on a confidential telephone helpline, email and
texting service to support other teens.

COLLEGE COUNSELOR, 2008 – 2011
Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies, LAUSD.
College counseling for 6th–thru 12th grade students with emphasis on individualized attention to assess and develop student strengths with goal of high school diploma and college readiness. Coordinating and organizing college events to promote college awareness for the entire student and parent population.

HIGH SCHOOL COUNSELOR, 2005 – 2008
USC Math & Science High School, LAUSD
Personal guidance, grade-level and college counselor.