Psychotherapist (MFTI) In Private Practice @ Santa Barbara Psychotherapy
MFTi Case Manager, Psychiatric Nursing and Chemical Dependency @ Cottage Health
Integrative Therapist, Psychiatric Nursing Department @ Cottage Health System
Bachelor of Science (BS) @
I'm currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University Santa Barbara. I'm a clinical trainee at Cottage Hospital in the Psychiatric Nursing and Chemical Dependency Unit working with case management. I'm also a trainee at CALM (Child Abuse Listening Mediation) working with child victims of physical and sexual abuse and their families. I'm specifically working
I'm currently pursuing a Masters in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University Santa Barbara. I'm a clinical trainee at Cottage Hospital in the Psychiatric Nursing and Chemical Dependency Unit working with case management. I'm also a trainee at CALM (Child Abuse Listening Mediation) working with child victims of physical and sexual abuse and their families. I'm specifically working with the DBT team.
In addition to my clinical training, I teach yoga with a focus on its therapeutic benefits to the recovery population (chemical and alcohol dependency) as well as those diagnosed with mental illness and severe psychiatric disorder (both inpatient and outpatient settings). I'm currently a counselor at Phoenix House Santa Barbara, working with schizophrenic adults.
Sacred Encounters: Yoga, Meditation and Depth Psychology, August 2015, Pacifica Graduate Institute
Nonviolent Crisis Intervention Training (CPI) and Certification, February 2015
Recovery 2.0, Move Beyond Addiction Conference with Tommy Rosen, February 2015
Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Care with Joann Lutz, Vermont, 2014
200 hr Yoga Teacher Training with Rodney Yee at Naada Yoga, Montreal, QC, 2013
Past work experience includes owning a yoga studio, as well as managing yoga and integrative therapy centers in both the U.K. and the U.S.
For info on my yoga teaching schedule, please visit http://www.carabehanyoga.com.
Marriage and Family Therapist Trainee, Case Management, Psychiatric Nursing and Chemical Dependency @ In addition to my work with Cottage Hospital's Occupational Therapy department of the Psychiatric Nursing and Chemical Dependency Unit, I'm also training with Case Management as a Marriage and Family Therapy Trainee. Duties include conducting biopsychosocial interviews, leading chemical dependency and group process therapy groups, as well as assisting with discharge planning and patient aftercare. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) Santa Barbara, California AreaMarriage and Family Therapist Trainee @ I'm a Marriage and Family Therapy Trainee at CALM, working therapeutically with children and their families. Specifically working with the DBT Consultation Team, I see clients individually and lead groups.
For the past 45 years, CALM has been on the cutting edge of the child abuse treatment and prevention field. CALM has led the nonprofit community in adopting evidence-based practices in our treatment and prevention models and using assessment and data to evaluate our effectiveness and improve our work. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) Santa Barbara, California AreaIntegrative Yoga Therapist, Psychiatric Nursing Department @ Integrative therapist, incorporating Yoga and Music therapy in the Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency unit at Cottage Hospital. I'm also a Yoga therapist at Cottage Residential Center, a clinically-managed Residential Rehabilitation Program treating alcohol and chemical dependency. From January 2015 to Present (1 year) Santa Barbara, California AreaMental Health Counselor @ I am a counselor at Phoenix House of Santa Barbara (Mountain House), a state-licensed adult residential facility serving the mentally ill and dually-diagnosed. I'm directly involved in daily resident care, medication management, group facilitation, skill-building and counseling. From July 2015 to Present (6 months) Santa Barbara, California AreaYoga Instructor @ Leading a range of yoga classes from beachside yoga to restorative and vinyasa flow. Offering both private and group classes at the Bacara Spa. From May 2015 to Present (8 months) Therapeutic Yoga Instructor @ Therapeutic yoga classes for the senior population. From December 2014 to Present (1 year 1 month) Santa Barbara, California AreaTherapeutic Yoga Instructor @ Leading yoga classes for the community at the Mental Wellness Center.
The Mental Wellness Center has been working to meet the needs of adults and families who are affected by mental illness since 1947. MWC provides residential and support services, as well as education and advocacy in the community at large.
http://mentalwellnesscenter.org From May 2015 to September 2015 (5 months) Santa Barbara, California AreaYoga Teacher, Studio Owner @ Newfane Yoga is a beautiful yoga studio in the heart of Newfane Village in Southern Vermont. We offer classes for everybody: vinyasa flow, yin and gentle yoga as well as yoga for beginners, kids and teens! From August 2013 to September 2014 (1 year 2 months) 548 Vt Route 30, Newfane, VermontCenter Manager @ From December 2012 to November 2013 (1 year) Burlington, Vermont AreaPart- time Studio Assistant @ From December 2012 to November 2013 (1 year) burlington, vermont areaStudio Manager @ From 2010 to 2012 (2 years) Cambridge, United KingdomCommercial Print and Fashion Model @ Experienced commercial print and fashion model. Film and TV work. Clients include Clairol, Clinique, Vogue, Redken, Lancome, Makeup Forever, Burlington Coat Factory. From January 2005 to November 2011 (6 years 11 months)
Master's Degree, Clinical Psychology @ Antioch University-Santa Barbara From 2014 to 2016 Bachelor of Science (BS), Music, Business @ Northeastern University From 2000 to 2005 University of Sydney From 2005 to 2005 Cara Behan is skilled in: Wellness, Yoga, Fashion, Holistic Health, Singing, Fitness, Adolescents, Relaxation, Social Media Marketing, Event Planning, Treatment, Therapists, Social Media, Teaching, Public Speaking
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