Mental Health Therapist
Jasmine was born and raised in San Diego, residing in North County. After high school, Jasmine attended a local community college, Palomar College, to pursue her associate degree in Sociology. It was then when she realized that her passion was to empower others, advocate for her community, and help break down barriers to mental health. Jasmine continued her education at California State University San Marcos and obtained her bachelor’s degree in Sociology. After undergrad, Jasmine continued her studies at CSUSM and earned her Masters of Social Work degree and additionally received her Pupil Personnel Services Credential to work with students and families in the school setting. While in graduate school, Jasmine expanded her knowledge on mental health and the education system while interning at the Escondido Union School District in both an Elementary and Middle school. She also interned at Palomar College in the Behavioral Health Counseling Services department where she was able to continue to work with a diverse student population and expand her knowledge on mental health advocacy, mindfulness, and trauma-informed care.
Outside of work, Jasmine likes to spend time with friends/family, play with her dog and two bunnies, go to the beach, play golf, or practice yoga. Overall, Jasmine is very excited to be a part of the Mending Matters team and to continue her passion with working with youth and becoming a Licensed Clinical Social Worker.