Janet Hailer, MFT
Janet has completed the foundational training for Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) by Behavioral Tech, the leading DBT training provider in the country. Janet receives ongoing training, as well as consultation in DBT.
Janet has over 24 years experience providing therapy in many different settings. Before joining AWAKE DBT, she worked at the Alameda Juvenile Justice Center providing therapy for adolescents who where detained. She created therapeutic plans connecting youth with community organizations for supportive services when the youth returned home. As a clinical behavioral supervisor for The Children’s Health Council, she supervised clinical interns, as well as provided therapy for families. For many years, Janet had a private practice working with adults, couples, and children. She began her career in school based therapeutic classroom programs working with children identified with emotional disabilities. Janet utilized art therapy, sand tray therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy and other therapeutic interventions. She also worked with the student’s families so the parents could provide follow up interventions at home.
In addition to being a Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, Janet has a Pupil Personnel Service Credential, and is a Board Certified Art Therapist.