Position: Clinical Supervisor, Berkeley Public Schools Program
What led you to your current position? What led me to my current role was my Interest in working within the educational school systems, and I wanted a change in work/life balance, and the school schedule felt like an important personal next step in my career and life.
What inspires you to do this work? Making a positive and meaningful impact in the lives of youth, families and the teams I am part of.
What is a recent highlight you’ve experienced in the work or an important lesson you’ve learned in this role? An important lesson in the work is remembering we are all human and must bring our humanity into the room and role. I inspire to help others do the same, and see first that we are human before we are our titles.
Share your life motto or something unique about yourself. Something unique is that I stepped away from full-time to part-time work in order to launch my own career in the mental health/wellness world. I launched a podcast called “Therapeutic Life Healing” and it has been a great journey to step out into vulnerability to embrace my humanity as a mental health professional and merge my personal and professional world together.