Associated Therapists, Inc.
Providing administrative support to a group of independent Mental Health private practitioners located in Southern California

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Lani Golay, L.C.S.W.
Voice Mail: (562) 546-3198
New clients, please call (714) 898-0362
Works at: Los Alamitos


2011 – present Cypress College, Cypress, CA 
Counselor – Administer College Success Factors Index (CSFI) to basic skills students enrolled in English, Math, and various counseling courses. Provide counseling services to students in a one on one counseling session to develop personal, academic and career goals to ensure academic and life success. Develop and present orientation information to ESL and prospective students. Conduct Student Education Plan and resume workshops in Basic English classes.

2010 – present National MS Society, Los Angeles, CA

Telephone Counselor (LCSW) - Provide solution focused therapy services to clients diagnosed with MS.  Provide help with grief and loss, life adjustments, planning, career and inter-personal relationships. 

2007 – 2009 Harbor View Adolescent Center, Long Beach, CA

Program Consultant/Administrative and Fiscal

Provide program consultation, clinical supervision, documentation and policy and procedure review. Served as the CARF Coordinator 

2006 – 2007 Harbor View Community Services Center, Long Beach, CA

Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist (TBS) Coordinator

Directed all aspects of the TBS program 

Responsible for obtaining new clients and business 

Negotiated out of county contracts for TBS services  

Supervised MSW and BSW students 

Grew program from 5 staff to 25 in 6 months 

Responsible for all hiring, firing and disciplinary actions 

2004-2006 Harbor View Adolescent Center, Long Beach, CA                  

Assistant Administrator 

Analyze monthly profit/loss and variance reports for three facilities as well as complete monthly budget projections.  Responsible for the budget management for multiple departments.

Responsible for ensuring CARF 3-Year Accreditation.

Assist the Administrator in strategic planning, development, organizing, implementing, and directing the day-to-day functions of the facility, its programs and activities.

2003-2004 Harbor View Community Services Center, Long Beach, CA  

TBS Team Leader 

Supervised Therapeutic Behavioral Specialist (TBS) Counselors in all aspects of their job.  Responsible for employee evaluation and performance reviews, hiring of staff, and disciplinary actions when required. 

Planed, developed, coordinated and supervised treatment plans and interventions which meet the needs and interests of each client. 

Monitored the quality of verbal reporting and written documentation of client involvement and progress in the TBS program. 

2003  Harbor View Regency High School, Long Beach, CA 


Supervised Education Counselors and made recommendations to Principle for performance evaluations, coaching, counseling, and disciplinary action.  

Provided a therapeutic educational environment focusing on the specific objectives outlined in the I.E.P. and ensured all school district curriculum guidelines were met. 

Assisted students in all aspects of educational development, worked to get credits recognized and applied from various schools previously attended. 

2001-2003 Harbor View Adolescent Center, Long Beach, CA 

Primary Therapist 

Provided psychotherapy through individual, group and family counseling to residents and their families. 

Responsible to coordinate treatment with other agencies such as Child Protective Services, Juvenile Probation Department, Long Beach School District, and the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health. 


Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA,  May 1999
Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research

Master of Social Service M.S.S
Master of Law and Social Policy M.L.S.P

California State University Long Beach,  Long Beach, CA, May 1997

Bachelor of Social Work B.S.W


Golay, Lani “Second Parent Adoptions and Same Sex Relationships”
Law and Social Work Practice: A Legal Systems Approach (2nd edition) 

Author/Edited by: Raymond Albert, MSW, JD   

Springer Publishing Company, NY.  February, 2000. 


Activities, Skills and Training:

Employee of the Month- Harbor View Adolescent Center
Employee of the Month- Harbor View Community Services Center
Admissions Committee and Diversity Committee Member- Bryn Mawr College 

Co-Chair, Masters’ Student Association, Graduate Resident Assistant- BMC 

Liaison, Associated Students for Social Work, CSULB 

Member, Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society 

Director, CLS Residential Camp Summers 2000-2001


New clients, please call office number. Do not call therapist.
Administrative information needs to be gathered before scheduling.
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