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Location: Pasadena, California
Website: http://positivityworks.wordpress.com/
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Nakeya Fields, LCSW is highly skilled, positive and enthusiastic about helping her clients build the coping skills they need to successfully manage the challenges that are presented at various times in their lives. She utilizes talk, play, art, music therapy, and movement therapy in her Pasadena-based practice. Nakeya received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Southern California in 2001 and a Masters in Social Work with a concentration in children and families from the University of Southern California in 2005. She also received a Pupil Personnel Services Credential in School Social Work and Child Welfare and Attendance from the University of Southern California in 2008. She is currently a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the National Association of Black Social Workers, and the Association of Play Therapy. She is also currently attaining accreditation in Play Therapy. Nakeya has worked with survivors of abuse: sexual assault, domestic violence, child sexual, physical and emotional abuse and has extensive experience working with high risk populations gained from past employment with child protective services agencies. She has worked with multiple populations including persons in crisis (such as those managing suicidal/homicidal ideation, psychosis, and Major Depressive Disorder) through her experiences working as a group therapist in an inpatient hospital setting. Nakeya also has present experience working with school-aged children through her work as an itinerant Psychiatric Social Worker for the Los Angeles Unified School District wherein she assists families and children to manage the social/emotional disturbances that occur in the school environment by providing school-based counseling.