Aimée’s lifelong interest in psychology led her to pursue her MA in Counseling from Southwestern College. While attending Southwestern College, Aimée also obtained a certificate from New Earth Institute in Children’s Mental Health. Aimée began her career in behavioral health at Serna Solutions, working with families whose loved ones were struggling with substance abuse, using CRAFT. Aimée went on to work as a school-based counselor, a mobile crisis clinician and in private practice supporting families, couples and individuals from childhood to adult. Aimée is trained in DBT, CRA, CRAFT, Motivational Interviewing, Sandplay Therapy, Equine Assisted Psychotherapy, and is a Level 2 PACT Couples Therapist. Aimée brings her varied experience to Serna Solutions as Program Manager of the Youth Empowerment Project. Aimée also serves as the Program Director of the Addictions, Abuse and Recovery Certificate Program at The New Earth Institute at Southwestern College. Aimée continues to develop her passion for teaching and facilitating trainings and periodically presents at conferences around the state.