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LICENSING AND EDUCATION
● Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #78610
● Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University
● Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from Notre Dame de Namur University

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

●Clinical Supervisor for various offsite locations (2018 - present)​
●Clinical Supervisor at Adolescent Counseling Services (2017-2018)

●Marriage and Family Therapist; Clinical Supervisor at TherapyWorks (2014-2016)
●School Based Marriage and Family Therapist at Los Gatos High School in the Therapeutic Special Day Classroom (2014-2015)
●School Based Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at Los Gatos High School (2011-2013)
●Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at Los Gatos Teen Therapy (2012-2013)
●In-Home Behavioral Consultant for families with special needs children (2010-2012)
●School Based Marriage and Family Therapist Intern at Belmont-Redwood Shores school district (2010-2011)
●In-Home Developmental Therapist (Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee) at Pacific Autism Center for Education (2008-2010)
●Crisis Hotline Volunteer for Communities Overcoming Relationship Abuse (CORA) (2005-2007)

AREAS OF INTEREST/ADVANCED TRAINING
●Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Family Systems
●Play Therapy
●Self esteem building

●Autism Spectrum 

●ADHD
●Impulsivity, social skills, and learning disabilities
●Parent support
●Improved communication in relationships
●Self harm
●Suicidality
●Anxiety/stress management
●Anger management
●Body image and distorted eating
●Grief and loss
●Post Traumatic Stress Disorder/Trauma Informed Services
●Coping with substance use individually and in the family/Co-Dependency

●Domestic Violence/Relationship Violence 

●Chronic Pain/Illness

ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS
●California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

●Association for Play Therapy (APT)

●International Association of Trauma Professionals (IATP)

●Verified by Psychology Today

ON A PERSONAL NOTE
I enjoy spending time with family and friends. I dance in my free time. I also love taking Thumper on walks.

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Meet The Team

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Jennifer Rillamas

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

LICENSING AND EDUCATION

  • AMFT 120925 (Anticipated licensure in Fall 2022)

  • Masters in Counseling Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy in 2020 at The Wright Institute

  • Bachelors in Psychology & Spanish from the University of Portland in 2015

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Stars Therapy Services 2021-present

  • Mosaic Therapeutic Services 2019-2020

  • Discover Hope Behavioral Solutions 2017-2020

  • Union City Youth & Family Services 2018

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Autism 

  • ADHD

  • Applied Behavioral Analysis

  • Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

  • Play based

  • Impulsivity, social skills, and learning disabilities

  • Parent support

  • Anxiety/Stress Management

  • Depression

  • Life Transitions 

  • Improved communication and interpersonal skills within relationships 

  • Self esteem building 

  • Addiction/Alcohol Abuse

  • Multicultural Diversity Issues

ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT)

  • Verified by Psychology Today

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

I love exploring the outdoor via hiking & camping. I also love spending time with my two dogs. 

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Thumper

Certified Therapy Dog

LICENSING AND EDUCATION

  • Registration number: 5097109277

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

  • Working on passing my Good Canine Citizenship test

AREAS OF INTEREST

  • Play

  • Support people in coping

ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • SDTSI

ON A PERSONAL NOTE

I love to play fetch and hide/seek! I also love to give you hugs and let you pet me when you are sad or anxious.