Janelle Brady, MS, LMFT

Completed Workshops and Training Seminars

  • ·     Brief Intervention Training: Talking to Youth About Their Substance Use

  • ·     Empower Yourself and Others to Implement Strategies to Stop Bullying (Seth’s Law)

  • ·     Games, Manipulations and Seductions in Counseling

  • ·     Implementing Behavior Interventions and Support

  • ·     Mental Health First Aid Training

  • Equine and Animal-Assisted Psychotherapies

  • ·     Social and Emotional Learning; The Activities Based Classroom

  • ·     Understanding and Intervening in Addiction Issues in Adolescents and Young Adults

  • ·     Narcissists, Borderlines, Addicts and Affairs… Assessment and Practice in High Stress Couple’s Therapy

  • ·     Miscarriage, The Understated Trauma: Counseling Clients Who Go Through It

  • ·     Suicide: The Crisis and Beyond

  • ·     A New Look at the DSM-V: A User’s Guide

Janelle has over 12 years of experience working with children and families. She served as a Behavior Analyst Clinical Manager for a national Behavioral Health Organization; conducting assessments & creating individualized behavioral goals and treatment plans for children and individuals diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); implementing Applied Behavior Analysis. With experience as a school counselor and an art teacher, a creative approach is utilized to assist in making the therapeutic process enjoyable while increasing individual and familial growth. Janelle has experience in assessing and presenting in IEPs (Individualized Educational Plans) and providing consultation for school staff and ABA treatment teams. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Janelle has clinical experience facilitating group therapies including; Anger Management, Social Skills, Coping Skills, Girl Empowerment, Anti-Bullying, Bereavement & Grief, Self-Harm, Adjusting to Divorce for Children and Teens, as well as ASD Teen Groups & ASD Parent Support Groups.

A humanistic approach, with a combination of positive reinforcement and techniques derived from  Applied Behavior Analysis, is complimented in an eclectic framework of therapeutic modalities including;

  • Cognitive Behavior & Dialectical Behavior Therapy

  • Gestalt Therapy

  • Family Systems Therapy

  • Animal Assisted Therapy

  • Solution-Focused Brief Therapy

  • Psychodynamic Therapy

  • Art Therapy

  • Rogerian Therapy; Person-Centered Therapy

  • Alderian Psychology/Psychotherapy

Janelle created an Anti-Bullying Program implemented in various schools in Fairfield and Vacaville, and established an Animal Therapy Program for students in Vallejo. She created a workshop entitled "Memoires of Hidden Scars" for adolescents that experience self-harm. She has created and presented professional workshops such as "Session Planning for ABA Treatment Teams" and "Self-Care for Mental Health & Behavioral Health Staff".


California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist (CAMFT)

The International Honor Society in Psychology, Psi Chi

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

Therapy Dogs, Inc.

Janelle Brady, MS, LMFT 90180            2800 Pleasant Hill Rd. Suite #215, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 

Phone: 925-628-4234            Email: therapywithjanelle@outlook.com

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