Mental Health Counselor
Prenatal to Three
Year-long internship as a mental health counsellor for San Mateo County's behavioural health division. Case-load included both children 0-5 requiring intervention and parents diagnosed with a mental illness.
Skills acquired/ achievements:
·Provided a relationship-based model of care through home visits, dyad and family counselling, play therapy, and individual office visits.
·Co-facilitated an 8-week long group for mentally ill mothers and their infants.
·Kept detailed charts both for record-keeping and billing purposes.
·Conducted intake assessments of both adults and children
·Participated in weekly multidisciplinary staff meetings and trainings.
·Reflective practice through journals and weekly reflective supervision meetings.