Experience

WORK

Timothy Murphy School
San Rafael, CA
• Providing individual psychotherapy services to students with significant social-emotional problems in grades two through twelve
• Development of school mental health program, including improving and implementing behavior management system and coordinating psychological services with multiple school districts
• Psychosocial and academic assessment batteries
• Consultation and training of school staff on positive behavioral interventions with students in crisis
• Providing in-class behavioral support
• Development of Behavior Intervention Plans and social-emotional and behavioral elements of student Individual Education Plans.

The Miri Center/Toyon Elementary School
San Jose, CA
• Provided milieu, group, and individual psychotherapy services for a Counseling Enriched Special Day Class
• Provided individual and family psychotherapy services for Berryessa School District students

Psychological Services Center at Alliant University
Oakland, CA
• Provided milieu, group, and individual psychotherapy services for a Counseling Enriched Special Day Class at Christensen Middle School in Livermore, CA
• Provided psychoeducation, professional consultation, and family collateral work
• Provided child and family therapy for in-clinic clients
• Provided comprehensive psychological assessments using standard cognitive, objective, and projective measures

Center for Community Independence
Revere, Massachusetts
• Administered counseling and domestic services to adults with traumatic brain injuries
• Facilitated traumatic brain injury support group
• Assessment services

Oakes Children’s Center
San Francisco, CA
• Provided individual and milieu psychotherapy services for students in a day program serving children between the ages of 5 and 18 with severe emotional, behavioral, and cognitive deficits
• Providing group and individual psychotherapy for teenagers with autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder
• Provided comprehensive psychological assessments

Psychological Services Center at CIIS
San Francisco, CA
• Provided individual psychotherapy services for adult clients
• Provided psychological assessments

The Family Link
Austin, TX
• Provided social work services for at-risk children with disabilities and their families
• Case management, one-on-one mentoring, and co-facilitating a support group for children
• Assisted in program development and grant writing
• Co-developed and co-facilitated a “summer camp” program for a middle school special education class

Easter Seals Workforce Division
Austin, TX
• Co-facilitated a support and skills group for adults transitioning into the workforce
• Provided administrative assistance

EDUCATION

California Institute of Integral Studies
San Francisco, California
• Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree
• APA-accredited Doctor of Psychology program in Clinical Psychology
• Dissertation: Long-Term Impact of Foster Care on Romantic Relationships in Young Adulthood: A Quantitative Study of Attachment

University of Texas at Austin, School of Social Work
Austin, Texas
• Bachelors of Social Work (BSW)