Published: Apr 06, 2017
I am a school based therapist at Larkin High School. I also work overnights for Screening Assessment and Support (SASS) Crisis.
I had heard about the programs from another employee. She had been here for years and was correct in telling me that the atmosphere & support within the agency are awesome!
I work with kids who struggle daily to get through school days due to their mental health issues. I educate my clients and advocate for them in order for them to start seeing successes, regardless of the size of goal. I also try to encourage family support and growth for each of my clients. Sometimes, this means opening a dialogue or encouraging a connection.
Seeing changes in the clients. I love seeing a client handle situations that might've put them into crisis at a previous time.
I love working with adolescents. Being in the school has been a fun new experience!
I would go back to my longest running manager. My manager at my previous workplace hired me with no experience and always let me know she believed that I would learn and succeed. She offered me opportunities to learn other skills & in other areas which I feel is rare.
"Do good and good will come for you."
Anne Frank - she amazes me. Her perspective, her insight, her trauma experiences. I would love to hear it in person.
To be in two places (or maybe three) at once!!!
Mushroom Swiss burger & fries
I'm boring. No place super interesting but I love visiting a good beach!!