A board-certified and licensed marriage and family therapist, Fiona Amanda Ray brings over 18 years of experience to the field of psychology. She has worked in a wide range of clinical settings, including but not limited to nonprofit 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 Dr.. Ray’s efforts lies in facilitating the growth and transformation of the lives of clients and their families.
As Clinical Director of Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers, Dr. Ray oversees all treatment programs. In this capacity, she supervises the clinical department by developing, managing, and implementing protocols, procedures, and programming aimed at enhancing the clinical experience. Dr. Ray stays abreast of emerging modalities to ensure the Visions treatment experience continues to meet the expectations of families in need. 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. She has been instrumental in the ongoing growth and expansion of Visions’ continuum of care.
Dr. Ray holds a BA in Human Behavior, an MA in Clinical Psychology, and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She co-founded Casa Bella Recovery Services in 2007, a multi-level, dual diagnosis womens’ program in Los Angeles. She is certified in Sober Living Management and Crisis Intervention and a proud and active member of many organizations, including the Women’s Association for Addiction Treatment, the American Counseling Association, and the California Association of Marriage & Family Therapists.
Fiona stands out for encouraging her clients to examine their lives as a whole, not as 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.
Fiona and her family reside in Los Angeles.