Skilled in diagnosis, mental health assessment and treatment planning
Culturally-sensitive - carefully considers the intersection of race, gender, class and ability
Seasoned in providing attentive, appropriate and effective treatment
Oriented toward strategic planning and using community resources to the client's benefit
Highly familiar with the seven- stages of crisis intervention
Provides diagnosis, treatment planning, mental health assessment and targeted, evidence-based treatment for clients 17-65.
Goals: To alleviate symptoms, improve the quality of their functioning and strengthen their relationships with themselves and others.
Provided mental health assessment, treatment planning and referral for children in behavioral support classrooms in the Portland Public Schools system.
Diagnoses included: Oppositional Defiant Disorder; Post-traumatic Stress Disorder; ADHD; OCD; Bipolar Disorder; Depression and Anxiety.
Enabled clients to get psychiatric and therapeutic treatment through Morrison's outpatient clinics. Provided psychiatrists with supporting observations.
Provided individual therapeutic intervention during the school day to augment the support students' were receiving from outpatient therapists.
Strategized with and educated teachers about the special needs of traumatized and drug-affected children and how to meet those needs in the classroom.
Provided family therapy and parent support through home-visits to parents of high needs children.
Trama-focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 2008
Motivational Interviewing 2009
Gestalt Therapy: Increasing Awareness to Motivate Change 2009-2014
Culturally Sensitive Therapy 2015
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