Asha Ragin || TBCC Associate Director of Clinical Services
As the Associate Director of Clinical Services at TBCC, Asha helps to create a cohesive clinical approach and best practices for the embedded trauma informed model of care across our community based contracts. As a psychologist she helps oversee the quality of clinical work, provide supervision for staff and/or trainees, maintain individual therapy caseload, and assist in maintaining and supporting community-based contracts. Asha has experience in working with children, adolescents, adults, and families who struggle with anxiety, depression, trauma, and chronic mental illness. She specializes in anxiety, depression, trauma, and bereavement/grief & loss, especially within the context of cultural, spiritual/religious identity and other related factors. She also works with individuals with a history of substance abuse who have maintained at least a year of sobriety. Her therapeutic approach integrates psychodynamic, interpersonal, cognitive behavioral, DBT/mindfulness, and multi-cultural therapies. Art therapy is also often incorporated in her clinical work and therapeutic approach. Asha has provided consultation and outreach to religious and faith communities. For example, she collaborated with other mental health professionals and pastoral staff in servicing the needs of a congregation that lost a member to suicide. In her spare time she enjoys all aspects of the arts but especially dancing. She occasionally takes modern, ballet, and African dance classes and is a member of the liturgical dance team at Bethel AME.
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