ALISON TEAL, MA, MFT

1614 Acton Street,
Berkeley, California, 94702
(510) 548-6860
 alison@alisonteal.net
www.alisonteal.net

EDUCATION

Marriage, Family, Child Counselor (MFT)
California State License #MFC21594, 1985

MA Counseling
St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1983

MA Special Education Program
St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1979-1982

 Teaching Credential:
Specialist, Learning Handicapped (TC 93848)
Specialist, Severely Handicapped (TC 93848)
St. Mary's College, Moraga, California, 1979

Teaching Credential:
Standard K-9 (STC 207067)
University of California (Extension), Berkeley, California, 1970

BA Psychology and Fine Arts
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1970

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Psychodrama Training
Armand Volkas, Oakland, Ca, 1999

EMDRIA Certified Therapist and Consultant
Austin, TX, 1998

EMDR Facilitator Training
EMDR Institute, Palo Alto, California, 1994

EMDR Basic Training
EMDR Institute, Palo Alto, California, 1993

Metaphor Therapy Training
David Grove Seminars, varied locations, 1990-1992

Reichian & Bioenergetic Therapy Training
Center for Human Growth, Berkeley, California, 1982-1984

 Lomi/Gestalt Training
Catherine Flaxman, Corte Madera, 1982-1984

Sensory Motor Training for the Developmentally Disabled
Clara Edgar, Pasadena and Walnut Creek California, 1975-1976

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

EMDR Facilitator and Consultant: United States, Canada and England, 1994 - present
Setting: Retreat Centers, Universities and Private Venues
Description: 1) Providing consultation, 2) Facilitating in trainings,
3) Teaching EMDR facilitators 4) Workshop Leader

Creative Explorations: Berkeley, California, November 1994 - 1996
Setting: Center for Self-inquiry and Art
Description: Founder and Director; ran classes, workshops and private sessions   fostering exploration of self through creative process.

Saint Mary's College: Moraga, California, 1990 -1996 & 2001-2008     
Setting: Graduate School Counseling Program
Description: (1) Adjunct Faculty; Graduate Counseling Department & Supervisor            for graduate students in field placements

Saint Mary’s College: Moraga, California, 2009 - present
Setting: Graduate School Counseling Program
Description: Guest Lecturer: EMDR and Trauma

STAR: Tubac Arizona, 2006 – 2010       
Setting: Ten Day Residential Personal Growth Retreat
Description: 1) Workshop leader and lecturer.  2) Facilitator 3)Design of psycho-         educational programs. (5 retreats between 2006 – 2010) 

Psychotherapy Practice: Berkeley, California, 1984- present
Setting: Private Practice Office
Description: EMDR and Expressive Arts therapy with adults, children and couples

St. George Homes: Berkeley, California, 1983 - 1985
Setting: Residential Treatment Center
Description: Therapist/Teacher: Designing and Implementing Pscho-Educational Programs, Administrative Duties

Way Home Counseling Center San Francisco, California, 1982 -1983
Setting: Community Counseling Center
Description: MFT Internship; Individual/Group Therapist, Administrative/Staff Responsibilities

Birthways, Inc: Oakland, California, 1979 -1982
Setting: Information, Referral and Education organization
Description: Workshop leader, Support Group Facilitator, Telephone Counselor

Spectrum Educational Center: Oakland/Alameda, California, 1975 -1978
Setting: Day School for Severely Emotionally Handicapped     
Description: Supervision of Teachers, Design and Implementation of psycho-educational programs, Sensory Motor Training Specialist

Green Tree School: Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1970 - 1973
Setting: Day School for Emotionally Disturbed
Description: Research Project funded by the ABC on the relationship of violence as portrayed on TV and aggression in children. Administration, research and analysis of psychological tests. Assistant Teacher

Artist: Pennsylvania, New York, California, 1960 - present
Setting: Various group and individual studios
Description: Experience with a wide variety of materials and processes                                                                            

WORKSHOPS/PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES

Title: Integrative Resource Protocol
Role: Workshop Trainer
Venue: Berkeley Office
Date: June 2017 – February 2018 (five small trainings)

Title: Facilitator Training
Role: Workshop Trainer
Venue: EMDR Focus, Ltd., England,
Date: April 2017

Title: Changes and Transitions
Role: Workshop Trainer
Venue: Berkeley Office
Date: May 2017

Title: Integrating Sandtray with EMDR
Role: Workshop Trainer
Venue: Berkeley Office
Date: December 2016

Title: Masking and Unmasking Ourselves: an Expressive Arts Workshop
Role: Guest workshop presenter
Venue: St Mary’s College Graduate Counseling Program,
Date: January 2011 – December 2015 (1x per year)

Title: Integrating Expressive Arts into Psychotherapy Practice
Role: Co-trainer
Venue: Oakland Office
Date: June 2010,

Title: EMDR and Trauma
Role: Guest Lecturer
Venue: St Mary’s College Graduate Counseling Program,
Date: January 2009 – December 2015 (1x or 2x per year)  

Title: Expressive Arts and EMDR with Children
Role: Conference presenter
Venue: Child Therapy Conference, Los Angeles, California
Date: September 2003

UPCOMING WORSKHOPS CO-SPONSORED WITH R.CASSIDY SEMINARS

Title: Integrative Resource Protocol: Healing Attachment Wounds
Role: Workshop Presenter
Venue: The Persian Center, Berkeley, CA.
Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018 • 9:00-4:30

Title: Using Jungian for Navigating Life Transitions
Role: Workshop Presenter
Venue: The Persian Center, Berkeley, CA.
Date: Sunday, May 6, 2018 • 9;00 -4:30

Title: Integrative Resource Protocol: Healing Attachment Wounds
Role: Workshop Presenter
Venue: The Persian Center, Berkeley, CA.
Date: June 22, 2018