Jan Cehn is a Board Certified Diplomate and a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Master’s in Social Work from Smith College. Since attaining her degree, her experience has included being an Associate Clinical Professor and the social work supervisor on the inpatient adolescent unit at UCSF/Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute. While there, she began and co-led a Family Therapy Seminar for psychiatry residents, social work and psychology interns, and nursing staff. She assessed new patients and their families for admission, worked individually with teens and their families, did liaison work with the community, and was a member of the supervisory team which included the director and asst. director of the unit, the psychologist and head nurse. In 1991 she began working fulltime in her private practice and in 1993 received certification in beginning and advanced EMDR training, a technique that has been proven effective for many individuals who have experienced trauma.