Olivia also represents the interests of MFTs at a state level through her active involvement with the California Council of Community Mental Health Agencies (CCCMHA), the California Institute of Mental Health (CiMH) Policy Forum Planning Committee, and the California Department of Mental Health, Education and Training Unit. Olivia is a licensed MFT and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Prior to her current position, she served for 10 years as the Clinical Director at Verdugo Mental Health in Glendale, CA.
As an extension of the national association, AAMFT-CA is working towards the advancement, unification and definition of the MFT profession. Through legislative advocacy, aggressive participation in the California public policy arena, revision of the education/training standards for MFTs and development of an inclusive, responsive professional association, Olivia is striving to fortify a solid place for MFTs within the current and evolving mental health care treatment continuum.
You can contact Olivia at: firstname.lastname@example.org