All Kinds of News for June 06, 2018
Jessica started working with Vive in September 2013 as a mentor, and was promoted to Regional Director in March 2017. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has a master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. Her favorite part of working with Vive families is getting outside of the office and into the homes and communities where they live. She loves being able to create a comfortable and authentic relationship that is unique to each family with whom she works. Jessica shared that the most challenging part of being a Regional Director is balancing the time between her administrative duties and working directly with the girls she mentors, because she enjoys being with clients so much.
She also loves how Vive assigns two therapists to each family, which allows them to work together as a team and have various eyes and ears on difficult situations. As Regional Director, she gets to be involved in the treatment planning of every Vive family in California and helps find unique interventions to the various problems for which our families are seeking support.
Jessica loves being to able to work with both the Northern California and Southern California teams. Since she grew up on the Bay area and has spent the last 9 years in LA, both of these regions feel like home to her. The relationships she's made through her work with Vive is extremely special to her and she hopes to be able to bring this unique service to as many families as possible!
Vive Family Support Program is relational and therapeutic support service for pre-teens, adolescents, young adults and their families. With a unique approach and roots in the community, Vive works closely with families to offer insight, implement coping skills, and rebuild trust within the family system. Vive's goal is to ensure lasting positive change.