Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Meet Sally Stevens
I am a licensed clinical social worker working with children, teens, families, and individuals to help them eliminate barriers impacting their lives. Being a lifelong learner, who believes we all have the potential to grow and continue to develop the best version of ourselves at every stage of life. I combine humor with evidenced based practices to identify strengths and help you prove the strength of your anchor. Additionally, I use art with clients who can benefit from a creative approach.
My goal is to help my clients identify their strengths and build their toolbox with skills to overcome whatever storm is impacting their life. Therapy with me is a fun time and together we will work collaboratively to address the stress, trauma, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, etc. that is impacting your life.
Sally received her bachelor’s degree in Forensic Psychology at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York. She holds a master’s degree in Social Worker with a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Social Work and Child Welfare and Attendance from California State University of Long Beach, she graduated with honors and was awarded the Diversity Award. Additionally, she has a master’s degree in Education Administration and a Pupil Services Administrative Credential from California State University of Dominguez Hills. Sally has worked in education for more than a decade specializing in individual and group therapy, psycho-education, and mental health consultation.
Sally sits on the professional advisory board for Erika’s Lighthouse. Erika’s Lighthouse’s mission is to make sure no young person feels alone in their depression. Teenage depression thrives in isolation. It feeds on silence. It lives in the darkness. Erika’s Lighthouse is dedicated to light, to conversation, and to community. www.erikaslighthouse.org
Sally has consulted with various organizations to deliver professional development to Universities, Mental Health Non-Profit Organizations, and Local and State Political Agencies on various topics such as:
- Social Emotional Learning and Common Core
- Suicide Prevention and Postvention
- Digital Story Telling
- Utilizing Technology to Differentiate to a Diverse Student Population
- Partnering with Parents to ensure Students are College and Career Ready
- Compassion Fatigue and Self-Care