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

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Nadeshda Hernandez, M.A.
Voice Mail: (909) 241-8790
New clients, please call (714) 898-0362

Works at: Long Beach

 

Languages:

Spanish, French, Italian, and English

 

Skills and Attributes:
Hypnosis
 PCIT and TFCBT certified / DMH paperwork
Client Focus / Effective Communicator / Problem solver
Holistic Thinker / Goal oriented
Computer Proficient:  Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Internet, type (70 wpm), Avatar, Clinitrak, Welligent, and MyEvolv

  

Experience: 

  

Psychotherapist 

July 18, 2017 – present             Associated Therapists, Inc.

·        Provide psychotherapy services to minors, adults, and couples

·        Incorporate hypnotherapy in my practice with adults

  

Private Practice 

May 20, 2012 – present

·        Incorporate hypnotherapy in my practice with adults

·        Provide psychotherapy services to minors, adults, and couples

·        Facilitate Parenting Couples Talks

·        Facilitate hypnosis workshops

·        Maintain records, billing, and miscellaneous administrative protocols

  

Senior Therapist 

Jan. 13, 2014 – Sept. 1, 2016            Children's Institute, Inc.

  

·        Support therapists in Parent-Child Interactive Therapy (PCIT)

·        Evaluate ongoing medical necessity

·        Teach IY parenting classes in Spanish/English

·        Complete Client Coordinated Case Plans for case management, therapy, and rehabilitation

·        Ensure diagnostic and annual assessments, termination/discharge and linkage processes

·        Utilize outcome measures (ie. YOQ, PSI, ECBI, SESBI, etc.)

·        Provide individual/family therapy to minority youth

·        Uphold a weekly 27.5-hr billing quota

·        Maintain records in compliance with agency and DMH policies 

·        Facilitate continuity of care as liaison with service providers and caregivers

  

Mental Health Bilingual Therapist Intern 

Nov. 11, 2012 – Jan. 3, 2014            ChildNet Youth and Family Services

  

·        Evaluate ongoing medical necessity

·        Complete Client Coordinated Case Plans for case management, therapy, and rehabilitation

·        Ensure diagnostic and annual assessments, termination/discharge and linkage processes

·        Utilize outcome measures (ie. YOQ, PSI, ECBI, SESBI, etc.)

·        Provide individual/family therapy to minority youth

·        Uphold a weekly 27-hr billing quota

·        Submit notes within 48-business-hour turnaround

·        Maintain records in compliance with agency and DMH policies 

  

Mental Health Bilingual Therapist Intern 

July 23, 2011 – Oct. 7, 2012                Personal Involvement Center

  

·        Conduct diagnostic assessments

·        Complete Client Coordinated Case Plans for case management, therapy, and rehabilitation

·        Accord case management, psychotherapeutic services, and TBS referrals

·        Provide individual/family therapy to minority youth

·        Uphold a weekly 27.5-hr billing quota

·        Maintain records in compliance with agency and DMH policies 

·        Facilitate continuity of care as liaison with service providers and caregivers

·        Lead crisis interventions 

  

            Wraparound Bilingual Therapist Intern 

Dec. 1, 2010 – June 6, 2011        Crittenton Services for Children and Families

  

·        Conduct diagnostic assessments

·        Evaluate ongoing medical necessity

·        Complete Client Coordinated Case Plans for case management, therapy, and rehabilitation

·        Provide individual/family therapy to minority youth

·        Maintain records in compliance with agency and DMH policies 

·        Facilitate continuity of care as liaison with service providers and caregivers

  

Substance Abuse Counselor II 

            Feb. 10, 2010 – Oct. 3, 2010                Tarzana Treatment Centers

                                               

·        Admit patients in detoxification facility

·        Complete English/Spanish intakes, case conferences, and pre-discharge evaluations

·        Ensure continuity of care via linkages for aftercare treatment

·        Assess for safety concerns (ie. SI/HI/self-harm)

·        Provide crisis intervention: panic attacks, seizures, drug infiltrations, fights, SI/HI

·        Arrange for transportation of clients to complimentary service locations

·        Lead relapse prevention groups

·        Maintain records in compliance with agency and program requirements 

·        Counsel dual diagnoses patients at various stages: drug intoxication, withdrawals, dependency

·        Coordinate treatment with service providers

 

Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee 

July 7, 2009 – Sept. 24, 2010            Open Paths Counseling Center

                                               

·        Provide therapy for clients of varied cultures/populations, including sexual abuse survivors and perpetrators

·        Lead a Spanish parenting course for court-mandated parents

·        Use motivational interviewing

·        Maintain records in compliance with agency policies 

·        Coordinate with service providers

·        Create progress letters for the court

·        Co-create treatment plans

  

            Intermediate Clerk

            June 27, 2009 – Feb. 4, 2010            Los Angeles County

                                               

·        Lead customer satisfaction projects

·        Assist clients and colleagues with cultural awareness

·        Initiate open forums for research of community needs

·        Draft proposals for children and youth programs (k-12)

·        Ensure quality assurance

           

            English Teacher 

Aug. 2, 2005 – July 8, 2008            Centro Educativo Patria

  

·        Create teaching plans in English and Spanish

·        Translate administrative and academic documents English/Spanish

·        Teach English courses for middle school, high school, and staff

  

Education: 

  

            2016 – 2017    Hypnosis Motivational Institute (Hypnotherapy)

2008 – 2010    Argosy University: MACP (MFT)

            2003 – 2005    La Sierra University: MBA (Marketing) 

            1998 – 2003    La Sierra University: BA (Modern Languages) 

            2000 – 2001    Villa Aurora: Italiano 

            1999 – 2000    Centre Universitaire Pedagogique du Salève: Franḉais 

 

New clients, please call office number. Do not call therapist. 
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Page last updated: 8/7/2017