Licenced Clinical Social Worker #87627 California
Masters in Social Welfare
Graduated May 2013
B.S. Psychology ; B.A. Comparative Religions
Graduated May 2007
Marin Treatment Center - San Rafael, CA October 2017 to June 2018
Conduct weekly individual therapy using motivational interviewing modality for patients of the methadone clinic. Primary therapist to individuals utilizing the medication assisted addiction treatment for substance abuse in Marin. Address stages of change and trauma as needed.
Hospice By The Bay - Larkspur, CA September 2014 to October 2017
Conduct group and individual grief therapy for loved ones of Hospice By The Bay patients. Trained in Dual Process, Psychodynamic and Focus modalities among other grief models such as Warden’s tasks and the Stages of grief.
Tenderloin Out-Patient Clinic - San Francisco, CA September 2012 to May 2013
MSW school internship conducting individual and group therapy to residents of the tenderloin district of SF. Trained in motivational interviewing, CBT, DBT, and psychodynamic approaches.
Mental Health Case Manager SF Homeless Outreach Team - San Francisco, CA October 2011 to July 2012
MSW internship working to house and obtain care for the chronically homeless population of San Francisoco.
Mental Health Case Manager
Rockbridge Area Community Services - Lexington, VA October 2010 to October 2011
Collaboration with an Assertive Community Treatment team to prevent re-hospitalization of the seriously mentally ill (SMI) living in Rockbridge County, VA. Provide case management to case load of 35 clients to assist reintegration and stabilization in the community. Conduct intake assessments, create individual treatment plans and weekly progress notes in compliance with Medicaid standards. Focus on outreach visits to client homes.
Columbia University - New York, NY October 2008 to October 2009
Tested patients with schizophrenia and matched controls on cognitive aptitude. Attended bi-weekly diagnostic meetings for assessment and recruitment of patients. Organized and interpreted data with Excel and SPSS. Assisted with the preparation of presentations and manuscripts for publications. Co-authored on two publications.
Mental Health Case Manager
Conard House - San Francisco, Ca October 2007 to October 2008
Conducted Case Management and crisis prevention for the residents of the Aarti supported housing unit for the seriously mentally ill population of SF.
Suicide Hotline Counselor
2-1-1 United Way Suicide and Crisis Hotline - Charleston, SC September 2005 to May 2007
Trained in active listening and suicide assessment and prevention. Provided telephone counseling to those calling into hotline with crisis and suicidal idealization.