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Ingrid Jimenez - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Ingrid Jimenez

Lecturer | Loyola Marymount University


Lecturer of Marital & Family Therapy/Art Therapy


Ingrid has 15 years of experience in mental health, working with children, from infancy to adolescence, young adults, adults, in individual, group, and family therapy, as well as parenting services and parent coaching. Ingrid has worked in school settings from elementary to high schools, community mental health, outpatient settings, and private practice with ample experience in trauma informed therapy. Native to Guatemala, Ingrid is bi-cultural and bi-lingual (Spanish/English) and has focused her clinical work and research in factors affecting immigrant populations, and cultural-identity formation of Latin American youth, working primarily with under-privileged youth and families. Ingrid has a bachelor’s degree from LMU in Fine Arts and a minor in Psychology, as well as a Master from LMU in Marital and Family Therapy specializing in Clinical Art Therapy. Ingrid began supervising trainees at LMU, as Art Therapy Supervisor and consultant since 2016, and is currently Lead Clinical Supervisor at an Outpatient Program, leading their Training and Practicum Program for MFT and MSW Trainees and Associates. Ingrid has led trainings, conferences, and other outreach programs throughout LA County and San Diego County via SoCal AATA, at local universities and community programs, and currently in training as an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Ingrid’s supervision style uses Reflective Supervision emphasizing relationship-based practices and the professional identity formation of the clinician, exploring the parallel processes in their clinical work, and incorporating Art directives for self-exploration and clinical self-care.