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Mental Health Therapist

Riverside, CA
September 19, 2019

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Pamela Gonzales AMFT #*****

*** *** ******* **** #4-951-***-****

Riverside, CA 90507


To obtain a full time position as a Marriage Family Therapist Intern utilizing current skills, education and training in mental health care.


California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

Master of Science, Counseling Psychology, June 2014 Chapman University, Orange, CA

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, April, 2012


Rose of Sharon 7 01/2019 to 8/2019

23931 Warren Rd., San Jacinto, CA 92582

Marriage Family Therapist Intern

Works under a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist. Provides assessments, including bio-psycho-social assessments, diagnoses, formulates and implements treatment plan and interventions for paroled women in a residential treatment facility. Conducts weekly Beyond Trauma, Boundaries and other substance use groups. Provides individual therapy for participants. Experience with Trauma Informed Equine therapy, at Clinical Supervisor’s ranch.

MFI Recovery 04/2015 to 01/2019

950 N. Santa Fe Ave., Suite E, San Jacinto, CA 92583 Marriage Family Therapist Intern

Worked under a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist. Provide assessments, diagnosis, formulate and implement treatment plans and interventions for individuals of all ages, couples and families in therapy. Teach weekly parenting and anger management groups. Work with recovering addicts and Medi-Cal consumers in low socio-economic area. Has knowledge of Riverside County Medi-Cal forms, implementing observable and measurable goals. Provide case management under First 5 program, assesses developmental milestones and social, emotional needs and PCIT for parents and children 5 and under.

FH Counseling Center 01/15 to 07/2016

167 De Anza Dr., San Jacinto, CA 92583

Executive Director & Marriage Family Therapist Intern Started a non-profit counseling center for low-socioeconomic clients. Markets business and pursues funding for center. Provides individual, couples and group therapy under a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist. Assesses needs of individuals, develops treatment plans and implements interventions to assist clients to increase positive behavior and decrease negative behavior. C. A. S. A. (Center Against Sexual Assault) 09/14 to 06/15 640 N. San Jacinto St., Hemet, CA 92543

Preventionist I

Implemented curriculum in group settings in various middle and high schools in the San Jacinto and Hemet Unified school districts. Worked with identified youth to benefit from empowerment groups, utilized Motivational Interviewing and other techniques to engage and motivate positive change. Provided individual and/or couples counseling to survivors of sexual assault, provided support, empowerment and coping skills. Advocated for on call crisis line and accompaniment to hospital exams and court appearances.

Valley Health Center, 04/13 to 07/14

145 N. San Jacinto Ave. Suite 105, Hemet, CA 92543 MFT Trainee

Worked as a trainee under a licensed Marriage Family Therapist. Identified behavior concerns and developed behavior assessment and treatment plans. Provided assessments in all required developmental and psychosocial areas in identified areas of concern. Implemented theory and techniques with individuals, couples, families and children. Worked with individuals with Autism, Borderline Personality Disorder, Bipolar Disorders and many other challenges. Worked with low socioeconomic children and their families from diverse backgrounds.

Hemet Unified School District, 11/13 to 05/14

1791 W. Acacia Ave., Hemet, CA 92545

MFT Trainee

Worked as a trainee under a licensed Marriage Family Therapist implemented effective communication strategies and behavior support techniques related to the student’s behavioral and emotional concerns. Provided consultation regarding program to parents, administrators and school counselors. Worked with children that have behavioral, learning, and social challenges, including ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, Conduct Disorders and varied learning disabilities. Wrote comprehensive reports and perform related duties as required.


CAMFT Membership

Crisis Suicide Prevention/Intervention/Postvention Certificate Matrix Model Certificate

Motivational Interviewing Certificate

Pain Management Certificate

Rape/Sexual Assault Certified Counselor

Parent Child Interaction Therapy

References Provided Upon Request

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