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About Sasha

Our feelings
are our most genuine paths to knowledge
.”


― Audre Lorde

I hold a Social Worker Associate Independent Clinical License (LSWAIC) in the State of Washington (SC61277980) and work in private practice under the supervision of Diana Mena, LICSW, EMMHS. 

 

Education

  • Masters of Social Work from the University of Washington (2022)

  • Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington in English, with a minor in Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies (2013) 

 

Memberships

  • The National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

  • The Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work (WSSCSW)
  • The Association for Size Diversity and Health (ASDAH)
  • Somatic Experiencing® International

Experience 

  • Crisis Connections Volunteer Phone Worker (2022-Present) 

  • Intern Therapist at MEND Seattle (2021-2022)

  • Graduate Student Assistant at the University of Washington Resilience Lab (2020-2022)

Training

  • Shifting Center Training: Decolonizing Trans Health (July 2022)

  • Hakomi Mindful Somatic Psychotherapy: an Experiential Introduction with Julia Corley, LCMHCA, NCC, SEP (July 2022)

  • Foundations in Somatic Abolitionism with Resmaa Menakem (June 2022)

  • David Kessler: Helping With Grief During Challenging Times (May 2022)

  • Trauma Support Services of N. Texas: Mobilizing the Unspeakable: Healing Trauma (April 2022)

  • Somatic Experiencing Int.: Gender as Trauma: A Somatic Perspective (March 2022)

  • Integrative Trauma Treatment Center: Dissociation 101 (January 2022)

  • Recovery for the Revolution: Intro to Decolonized Recovery (November 2021)

  • Shifting Center Training: Internal Family Systems and Trans Communities (October 2021)

  • ​Intro to Decolonizing Non-Violent Communication (January 2021)

  • University of Washington Interprofessional Team-Based Substance Use Disorder Training Program (2020-2021)

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