Marylouise Kuti, MSW Intern
...is an Intern with Western New Mexico University working towards completing her Clinical Field Practicum and Master's Degree in Social Work. She completed her undergraduate degree in Communication Studies at New Mexico State University and has experience as a licensed secondary education teacher, case manager and, program administrator working with young families and their children. She is a licensed Circle of Security Parenting© provider, focusing on interventions for parents and children and their development of more secure connections. She has experience working with groups and individuals using a variety of therapeutic behavioral services including but not limited to Cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), Dialectic behavior therapy (DBT), and Psycho-Education to ensure her clients are supported in their growth while supporting their individual right to determine how they want to live their lives, which guides her practice. Marylouise grew up in the military and is closely connected with the military community, understanding the unique dynamics families may encounter. She welcomes the opportunity to work in partnership with clients and "be with" them throughout their courageous journeys.
Candance Clements, MSW Intern
...is an intern with Walden University working towards completing her Clinical Field Practicum and Master’s Degree in Social Work with a concentration on Military Families, Active Duty Members and Veterans. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice from The University of West Florida. She has experience in education, case management, and as a behavioral health technician. Candance has worked with a variety of populations to include juveniles in a residential facility, adult prison inmates, as well as military families within a military treatment facility. She has experience working with groups and individuals from various backgrounds and utilizing a variety of therapeutic services such as Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), Family Advocacy Treatment to include Anger and Stress Management, Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment (ADAPT) and Psycho-education. She applies the knowledge of human behavior within the social environment as well as other multidisciplinary theoretical frameworks to engage with her clients. Candance is a military spouse of over 13 years who lives, works and volunteers within the military community. Her goal is to become a proactive component in policies and procedures within the military and civilian sector by advocating for change, updates, and improvements concerning mental health and substance abuse needs when necessary, while providing ethical and adequate care and services to her clients as they work through various issues and circumstances.