Mary Tobon received her Bachelor of Psychology from California State University Long Beach, followed by her Master of Social Work from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Mary is currently registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Social Worker and is working towards licensure.
During her time as an undergraduate student, Mary was trained in client-centered therapy and was given the opportunity to facilitate an undergraduate and graduate level course on the same intervention. After receiving her Bachelor’s, Mary worked as an intake coordinator for a nonprofit that helped addicts and alcoholics find services to aid in their recovery. Mary has experience working with adolescents and adults in residential and outpatient substance abuse facilities. She has worked as a Mental Health Counselor in elementary, middle, and high schools in the Los Angeles area where she managed crises, provided skills training, emotionally supported students, and aided in improving school culture and climate. Mary is passionate about living a well-balanced life through her own mindfulness practice and fitness routine. She spends her free time with her rescue animal, her family, travelling, and cooking.
Mary is a registered Intern ( ASW84217) practicing under the supervision of Sarah Sasha A. Gutstein LCS25595