Education and Resume

LICENSED MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPIST

 

Education

University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy (2001)

University of San Diego, San Diego, CA

Bachelors in Business Administration (1995)

 

Clinical Experience

PRIVATE PRACTICE - SF CHILDREN'S THERAPY
Child and Adolescent Counselor
San Francisco, CA
June 2011 - Present
  • Marriage and Family Therapist providing bi-lingual psychotherapy to children, adolescents and families.
  • Public speaking and presentations to schools, parents, and organizations.
FUSION ACADEMY (6-12TH GRADE)
On-site Adolescent Therapist
San Francisco, CA
March 2012 - Present
  • Individual and family psychotherapy to students and their families
  • Lead teacher and parent in-service education on adolescent mental health and wellness
  • Be a liasion between the school and the healing community

WOODLEAF EATING DISORDER CENTER
Group and Individual Therapist
San Francisco, CA
January 2012 - Present

  • Facilitating an on-going psycho-educational group at an outpatient eating disorder clinic based on Dialectic Behavior Therapy.
  • Providing bi-lingual individual counseling.

BAY AREA CENTER FOR ADOLESCENTS
Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in Adolescents
San Francisco, CA
January 2012 - Present                                                                                                                  

  • Providing bi-lingual individual and family counseling services as a contractor for a group comprised of experienced therapists in private practice specializing in adolescents.

YMCA YOUTH SERVICE BUREAU
Marriage and Family Therapist
South San Francisco, CA
March 2008 - Jan 2011                                                                                                                    

  • Provided bi-lingual clinic based individual and family counseling services.                            
  • Facilitated therapeutic groups in Capuchino High School.                                                     
  • Provided therapeutic services for the Juvenile Sexual Responsibility Program

LOGAN HEIGHTS FAMILY COUNSELING CENTER
EPSDT School-Based Marriage and Family Therapist Intern
San Diego, CA
March 2008 - Jan 2011                                                                                                                    

  • Provided on-site mental health services at Balboa Elementary and Memorial Charter Middle School including individual and family psychotherapy, therapeutic groups, providing psycho-education to parents and teachers, and collaborating with school staff.  

THE FAMILY PLACE
Child and Adolescent Counselor in Youth Education and Prevention Program
Dallas, Texas
February 2002 - March 2004                                                                                                            

  • Facilitated Therapeutic Groups on Teen Dating Violence.                                  
  • Provided Individual and Family Psychotherapy to families who had experienced Domestic Violence.
  • Utilized non-directive play therapy with abused children.                                                     
  • Facilitated a young-adult parenting class.                                                                           
  • Provided public speaking on Domestic Violence.

INSTITUTO FAMILIAR DE LA RAZA
School-Based Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee
San Francisco, CA
August 2000 - August 2001                                                                                                            

  • Provided school and clinic based individual, group, and family counseling at HORACE MANN MIDDLE SCHOOL.