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Doreen Fino, M.S., M.F.T.
Voice mail: (562) 221-5377
New clients, please call (714) 898-0362
Works in: Long Beach

Ms Doreen Fino received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from UCLA in 1994. She earned her Masters Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University in 1997. She graduated with Honors, is a member of the Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology.

Her areas of specialty are: depression, domestic violence, substance abuse, family therapy, sexual abuse, gay and lesbian issues.

Professional Experiences:
Marriage and Family Therapist / County of Orange, 301 The City Drive, Orange, CA 92868
Clinical Evaluation and Guidance Unit- Juvenile Hall Probation, Children and Youth Services, Behavioral Health Care; December 2001 to Present
Working with the Orange County Juvenile Hall probation department in providing therapeutic services for our incarcerated youth. Providing individual counseling, crisis intervention and stabilization, psycho educational groups. Collaborating with a team consisting of the probation department, CEGU therapists and unit staff in developing unique service plans to fit the needs of the individual.
Providing recommendations as to placements, group homes, camps, aftercare referrals, and to be a liaison for our CEGU team with the probation department . Currently co-facilitating the Juvenile Hall Sexual Offenders groups which consists of four groups per week of court mandated juvenile sexual offenders. Working with the families of juvenile sexual offenders in helping to provide a positive transition back to the home if possible. Carrying a case load of juvenile offenders offering individual counseling and crisis intervention.

Marriage Family Therapist / County of Orange, 211 West Commonwealth, Fullerton, CA 90703
Drug Court Clinic/HCA/Behavioral Health Care/Alcohol & Drug Abuse Services February 2000-December 2001
Working with the Orange County Drug Court program in providing services for nonviolent offenders.
Providing psycho-educational groups and individual counseling, collaborating with a team consisting of the probation department, District Attorney, Public Defender's office, and the Drug Court judge to assess and evaluate prospective participants, develop service plans and provide crisis intervention. Rehabilitative services/case management, which involve placement at sober living homes and residential programs. Weekly court representative for the Health Care Agency.

Therapist Partial Hospitalization Program, College Hospital Cerritos, 10950 College Place, Cerritos, CA 90703
February 1999-2000
Individual and group therapy with mood disordered and personality disordered clients.
Providing treatment planning, intake evaluation, psychosocial assessment, case management and discharge planning.
Consulting with a mufti-disciplinary treatment team consisting of psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and nurses.

Adult Counselor/Therapist, 1736 Family Crisis Center Safe House /a Domestic Violence Shelter January 1998-February 1999
Providing case management, crisis intervention, advocacy, filing temporary restraining orders, individual, group, and family therapy for battered women and their children.

Behavioral Specialist/ Social Worker-Inpatient Services, College Hospital Cerritos - 10950 College Place, Cerritos, CA 90703 September 1997-February 1999
Working with inpatient youth services providing group counseling, treatment and discharge planning, case management, individual and family therapy. Provide services as an inpatient Social Worker for the Adult population. Providing crisis intervention and group therapy focusing on chemical dependency, anger management, self-esteem, living skills, common skills, stress management and psycho-education.

New clients, please call office number. Do not call therapist.
Administrative information needs to be gathered before scheduling.
Page last updated: 09/15/11