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About Mia

Mia Raymond is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in California (#52262), Oregon (#T1896) and Florida (#TPMF313). She has been in the field since 2006, where she completed an academic internship through Jackson’s Medical Hospital. There she directly supported with research of the impact of interpersonal violence in the homes of those ages zero to three. After graduating with a B.A. in Psychology from The University of Miami, she relocated to Los Angeles for graduate school. She worked at The Lovaas Institute through graduate school, working with those ages 18 months to 8 years-old, living with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She too completed a traineeship at The Do it Now Center, working with those court-mandated and struggling with drug and sex addictions.

Thereafter, completing her Masters in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Antioch University Los Angeles, she worked in higher levels of care in eating disorder treatment for a nearing decade. During this time, she held the positions of Clinical Director and Clinical Supervisor, overseeing up to five parallel facilities across levels of care. She has supervised a multitude of individuals, in a variety of settings, on their path to becoming therapists. Mia is deeply passionate about mentoring others and promoting the longevity of the field.

The last position she held in higher levels of care was in 2017, working as a somatic therapist at Serenity Trauma Center and as Clinical Supervisor for Rosewood Center for Eating Disorders, Santa Monica. Additionally, Mia is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (#3971) and IAEDP Approved Consultant (#18- 453). This allows her to assist those interested in becoming formal eating disorder specialists.

Mia’s most life-affirming claim to fame professionally, was speaking at ICAAD in London. Here she presented on “Healing the Body: Putting the Walking Head to Rest.” Dedicated to the process of never-ending learning, she is currently interviewing at psychoanalytic institutes and hopes to start formal, 4-year analytic training in the fall. She is humbled for the opportunity to be in this role. The ocean has no limits.

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