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Social Media Mental Health

Location:
Sacramento, California, United States
Salary:
negociable
Posted:
August 22, 2018

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YON ABIGAIL WALLS

MFT Registered Associate

**** **** ******, **********, ** 95820-5354

Cell: 916-***-****

ac6rv3@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS:

Psychotherapist Associate specializing in Childhood and Adolescent Trauma, Grief & Women & Girls Self Esteem & Empowerment, Pre-marital Counseling

Deep listener, broad minded self starter, clear and effective communicator, creative problem-solver with all levels of management, clients and staff

Strengths in education, research, follow through and clinical documentation

Team collaborator, detail and big-picture oriented, strong writing skills.

EDUCATION:

Masters in Counseling Psychology with Expressive Arts Therapy Certificate, Sofia University, Palo, Alto, CA (expected degree conferment June 2018)

Master’s in English & Creative Writing, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 2000

Bachelor of Arts in English, California State University, Sacramento, 1996

Associate of Arts in Communication & Language Arts, Sacramento City College, 1993

THERAPIST/COUNSELOR RELATED EXPERIENCE:

Lighthouse Counseling & Family Resource Center, Lincoln, CA

August 2017-May 2018 Marriage & Family Therapist in Practicum

Provide ABFT & TF-CBT to children, families and individuals. Provide therapy within Brief Therapy Model framework related to trauma, parental and sibling family crisis, domestic violence and perinatal depression. Client sessions include somatic, mindfulness and expressive arts therapeutic modalities.

Turning Point Community Health, Sacramento, CA

September 2016- November 2016 Marriage & Family Therapist Practicum & Personal Services Coordinator

Provided critical advocacy and nightshift personal services to clients assessed with various mental health diagnoses. Care included; head checks, residential client chores delegation, psycho-education and medications administration training.

Learning Solutions, Sacramento, CA

July 2015-July 2016 Applied Behavioral & Activity Based Intervention Tutor

Provided in -home facilitation of ABI and Play Intervention for Autistic Children. Home sessions included applied behavioral techniques for effecting child behavior and developing essential life skills for social tasks and interaction in school environment and with family.

East Sacramento Wellness Collective, Sacramento, CA

April-December, 2015- Expressive Writing Workshop Facilitator

Facilitated therapeutic writing workshops exploring body image and body identity for community participants with Wellness Cooperative. Workshop themes included: mythical, popular and childhood images of self and woman body. Writing included mindfulness exercises for deeper exploration of subconscious images of body and self-image.

Children’s Art Bereavement Group (CBAG), Sutter Hospital, Cancer Center, Sacramento

March 2014-April 2016 – Art Therapy Assistant Volunteer

Volunteered in assisting an LMFT and Registered Art Therapists with families and their bereaved children. Therapeutic Art activities structured for ongoing children’s group for addressing stages of grief related to parental, sibling and other family losses. Assistance included planning and preparation of therapeutic space, knowledge of art principles and theories, direct contact and communication with children under the direction of Licensed Art Therapist.

PROFESSIONAL MFT APPLICATIONS/ORIENTATIONS:

Attachment Based Family Psychotherapy

Trauma Focused- Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy

Acceptance & Commitment Psychotherapy

Motivational Interviewing

CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOPS/TRAINING:

Cinema Psychotherapy

Drama Psychotherapy

Somatic Dream Experience

Brief Disaster Response Training

CURRENT MEMBERSHIPS AND AFFILIATIONS:

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

Sacramento Valley Psychological Association (SVPA)

International Expressive Arts Therapy Association (IEATA)

SPECIAL SKILLS AND INTERESTS:

Child Yoga Instructor, Social Media as Advocacy Platform, Creative Writer



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