A Day with a Master of Family Therapy

Robert Mendelsohn, Clinical Director at SCCC, met with Celia Falicov on May 20th at the Pepperdine Malibu campus to discuss issues of difference, culture, immigration, etc. as they relate to clinical work.  He describes his experience below. Celia Falicov, Ph.D., met with us last Friday, May 20, at the Pepperdine Malibu campus for an amazing day, going in depth into how and what we talk about in our clinical work around issues of difference, culture, immigration, etc., with our clients and in our supervision groups.  There is literally no encounter with our clients ...

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What a night! SCCC Celebrates its 50th anniversary at the Peterson Automotive Museum

Thank you volunteers! On April 30th, SCCC held its 50th Anniversary Gala: Zero to Fifty... and onward at the Peterson Automotive Museum.  By all measures the event was an incredible success!  With the support of 50+ volunteers, SCCC was able to raise more than $230,000! A huge THANK YOU to our generous donors!  Your contributions enable SCCC to continue pursuing its mission: to change lives and strengthen communities by providing affordable mental health care to people in need.  YOU are changing lives.  Also, a very special THANK YOU to the volunteers who ...

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A Morning with Lee Mun Wah

Robert Mendelsohn, Clinical Director at SCCC, attended a training session lead by Lee Mun Wah at the yearly conference of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists in Los Angeles.  He shares his experience below. An internationally known psychotherapist, filmmaker (‘Color of Fear,’ ‘If These Halls Could Talk’) and diversity instructor, Lee Mun Wah led a training at the yearly conference of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists in Los Angeles this week.  The theme:  meeting each other in personal conversations ...

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A Special “Thank You” to Cedars-Sinai’s Community Mental Health Grant Program

SCCC thanks Cedars-Sinai’s Community Mental Health Grant Program for their past generous support and for the grant renewal in 2016.  We are especially grateful that Cedars-Sinai has joined with us in support of our service to the families and individuals who come through our doors.  Together, we change lives every day.   

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SCCC Visits the new Karsh Family Social Service Center

Earlier today, SCCC's Executive Director Gail Wilburn and Clinical Director Robert Mendelsohn paid a visit to the new Karsh Family Social Service Center  in the Wilshire Center District of Los Angeles. When fully operational it will offer a full range of services in Spanish, Korean, and English, including an expanded food pantry, dental and eye care, free legal aid, mental health services and a rooftop sports complex for neighborhood youth activities.  It is a project of the Wilshire Boulevard Temple and is a beautiful facility.

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