Q. What is your name and job title?
A. My name is Clara Stewart and I am the Intake Coordinator. Q. What inspired you to work for HOPE?
A. I was inspired to work at HOPE because I want to contribute to the betterment of counseling and mental health services in a way that aligns with HOPE’s core philosophies. Q. What is the most rewarding part of working for HOPE?
A. Working at HOPE is extremely rewarding because everyone here is kind and compassionate. It is apparent that HOP
Get to know our HOPE Therapists! Today we are featuring Susan DuBay, HOPE Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee: Q:What type of therapy do you specialize in?
A: I have been trained in Brainspotting and EMDR in addition to other modalities. I feel especially called to work with trauma as this is often the root of most difficulties. I have heard that trauma is ‘too much, too fast’ and occurs when a person feels coerced. With that in mind, I espouse a theoretical approach that i
Thank you to the Board of Behavioral Sciences for educating the community on the profession of therapy and the shared mission to ensure all Californians have the same access to quality mental health services. Link below to watch an interview of an up close look at what therapy is and the professionals that are committed to creating and sustaining healthy lives! #HopeCounselingCenter #mentalhealth #therapy
Q&A with HOPE CEO, Darlene Davis Q. How can people access mental health resources when there is a shelter in place order in CA? A. Fortunately we are able to offer what is known as “telehealth” or “teletherapy”. It is a live video/audio platform where you can meet in a private session with your therapist. This keeps clients and counselors safe and healthy. Telehealth has been utilized for many years. We can also offer therapy over the phone. What could be better than laying o
Q&A with The Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) and HOPE CEO, Darlene Davis: Q. There are certain items that people are panic-buying that is keeping store shelves empty. This includes toilet paper, hand sanitizer, flour and yeast, cleaning supplies, canned food, pasta, spray bottles, diapers, and formula. Can you tell me why people are so panicked about purchasing these items and the behavioral science behind their decisions? A. Yes when people are fearful that their basic ne