Janelle Brady, MS, LMFT
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 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
Family Systems Therapy
Animal Assisted Therapy
Solution-Focused Brief Therapy
Rogerian Therapy; Person-Centered Therapy