|AMHCA Election: Candidate for Western Region Director|
AMHCA ELECTION: Candidate for Western Region Director
Steven Tierney, EdD, LMHC, CAS
Steven Tierney is professor of Counseling Psychology and chair of the Community Mental Health program at the California Institute of Integral Studies. He received his doctorate from Northeastern University and a post-graduate certificate in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy from Boston University. He is a Certified Addiction Specialist.
Tierney serves as president of the California Mental Health Counselors Association; he is the co-chair of the Bay Area MFT Educators Consortium; and he is a member of the Educators Committee of the California chapter of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy.
The LPCC license has finally come to California. There is so much we can learn from and with our Western Region partners and other affiliates nationwide. On the plus side, having passed the licensure law, we know some things about legislative effectiveness and building and sustaining coalitions. This year’s AMCHA Annual Conference theme, “The Power of Partnerships,” is the guiding principle of my professional work.