Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist AMFT 129756
Supervised by Kari Barker, M.S., LMFT 39947
Brittany Mullan is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist under the supervision of Kari Barker, M.S., LMFT 3994. Brittany graduated from California Institute of Integral Studies with a degree in Integral Counseling Psychology. At this graduate program, Brittany learned the importance of bringing together contemplative practices, in both a secular and spiritual context, with cognitive behavioral techniques to create real and lasting change. Brittany completed her internship at an Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) outpatient program. At this program, Brittany provided psychotherapy with individuals who experienced homelessness, trauma, co-occurring disorders, and institutionalization. In addition to individual psychotherapy, she was a facilitator for groups such as self-compassion, DBT, Seeking Safety, and CBT.
Brittany first learned of DBT at her job as a Rehabilitation Therapist at an inpatient facility; where she co-led DBT groups. During her time there, Brittany also led groups on Mindfulness, Stress Reduction, and Handling Emotions. Throughout her career, Brittany has experience working with people who struggle with personality disorders, mood disorders, trauma, and substance use. Brittany has a passion and connection to mental health as a result of her own personal experiences. Brittany believes that everybody has the right to access mental health care. She also has faith that human beings have innate goodness and inner wisdom, and that we work together to reveal this to ourselves.