Team Member Since 2005
A board certified and licensed marriage and family therapist, Fiona Amanda Ray brings over 15 years experience to the field of psychology and has worked in a wide-range of clinical settings, including but not limited to: non-profit and for-profit, inpatient and outpatient substance abuse and mental health facilities. Described by colleagues and clients alike as “authentic,” “straightforward” and “honest,” the locus of Ms. Ray’s efforts lie in facilitating the growth and transformation of the lives of clients and their families.
As Clinical Director of Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers, Ms. Ray oversees all treatment programs. In this capacity, she supervises the clinical department by developing, managing and implementing protocols, procedures and programming aimed to enhance the clinical experience. Fiona collaborates with other members of the management team to ensure effective communication and coordination between all facilities. Additionally, Fiona takes an active role in clinical outreach, locally and nationally, and new business development.
Ms. Ray holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Behavior, an M.A. in Clinical Psychology, and is currently a Doctoral candidate working on a clinical case study dissertation. She also co-founded Casa Bella Recovery Services in March 2007, a dual- diagnosis transitional treatment option for the young adult female population. She is board certified in Sober Living Management and Crisis Intervention, and a proud and active member of many organizations, including member of the Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment, the American Counseling Association and the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists.
Ms. Ray stands out for encouraging her clients to examine their lives as a whole, and not a series of disparate parts, and to meet each obstacle as an opportunity for introspection, personal growth and improvement, emphasizing the significance of taking control of their own lives. “My goal is to create an environment that is both healing and empowering for people,” she says.
Ms. Ray and her family reside in Los Angeles.
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“Once we believe in ourselves, we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight, or any experience that reveals the human spirit.” – e.e. cummings