CLINICAL PRACTICE/ CONSULTATION
MEND is a quickly growing army of over 1300 clinicians of color who have committed to provide trauma treatment and care to patients of ethnic communities.
POOF, which stands for Pulling Out Of Fire®, is a mental health intervention to address African American trauma. The model is based on a culturally-tailored form of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and was created/ designed by Jennifer Shepard Payne, Ph.D., LCSW. For more info, go to the POOF website (link below).
SELECTED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Supervising Psychiatric Social Worker - LA County Department of Mental Health
Consultant - LA County Department of Public Health and Department of Mental Health
Clinical supervisor - Personal Involvement Center and Starview Mental Health Center