Mena Zaminsky

Alum of Expressive Arts Therapy

Mena Zaminsky LMFT (1999), is an expressive arts therapist, a trained sensory motor psychotherapist with a focus on trauma, and a certified addictions treatment counselor (CATC). Mena served as the director of outpatient services at Walden House and also has a psychotherapy private practice.

She is adjunct faculty in the City College of San Francisco Drug and Alcohol Studies program, where she has taught a variety of classes, including Introduction to Drug and Alcohol Studies, Co-Occurring Disorders, Group Facilitation, and Motivational Counseling.

Mena is also a member of the Drug and Alcohol Studies Community Advisory Board and a past board member of IEATA, where she previously served as the Publications Committee co-chair, newsletter editor, and Artist Committee co-chair.

Mena has taught at John F. Kennedy University and provided trainings in "Using Expressive Arts Therapy in the Treatment of Addictions" in various clinics, including the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, the Sunset Mental Health Clinic, Napa State Hospital, and the Volunteer Legal Service of the San Francisco Bar Association.


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