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A skilled therapist who treats families and individuals in a number of settings, Mynda Ohs earned a Ph.D. in Family Studies with a Concentration in Medical Family Therapy from Loma Linda University. She holds a Master of Arts in Educational Counseling from University of Redlands in Redlands, California, and a second Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from California Baptist University in Riverside. While working on her undergraduate degree at University of Redlands, Mynda Ohs was employed as an Emergency Room Technician at San Bernardino Community Hospital for over two years. Mynda Ohs’ experience in clinical settings includes more than three years as a Clinical Therapist at Loma Linda University Behavioral Medicine Center. In this capacity, she worked with patients and their families on an individual and group basis. In participation with other staff members, Ohs evaluated, assessed, and diagnosed patients. She also assisted in creating and implementing the resulting treatment plans. Mynda Ohs has served in a number of roles for Catholic Charities, first as a Marriage and Family Therapy Intern and currently as a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist Intern. Ohs counsels patients from diverse populations and cultures, including those with multiple diagnoses and those receiving court-mandated mental health treatment. As a Medical Family Therapist at SACH Norton, where she completed her doctoral internship, Mynda Ohs worked as a Primary Care Program Coordinator. This role required her to train new therapists, act as a mental health consultant for medical providers, and educate patients about the complex relationship between medical illnesses and mental health. It was in this setting that she participated in research in the field of medical family therapy. Mynda Ohs' recent experience includes serving as Clinical Program Coordinator at Altus Academy, a school for at-risk children and adolescents based in Rialto, California.