Hilary Jackson holds a Master of Arts Degree in Special Education from Dominican University of San Rafael. She has a Multiple Subject teaching credential in regular education, as well as Learning Handicapped and Severely Handicapped credentials. She obtained a BA in Psychology, also from Dominican University. Mrs. Jackson has a Resource Specialist certificate and is CLADD certified.
She has taught in both the non-public and public sectors, working with a range of students with intellectual disabilities to gifted. Mrs. Jackson has an extensive background teaching students with emotional disabilities as well as the autistic population.
She has been an educator for over 30years with broad experience in educational assessment including expertise in special needs assessment. She began the first Learning Center in the Jefferson District. This class combined Resource students who were in and out of the class with all day students. Integrating the use of neurotechnology, brain training games, neurosensori-integration and balance, Mrs. Jackson has developed the C-PIE™ method (CognitiveProcessing Identification and Engagement) that supports visual training, auditory development, reading, and writing. Mrs. Jackson has led many in-service trainings for teachers on topics from setting up a successful classroom to behavior management. Mrs. Jackson is well versed in IEP development and parent advocacy.
Dr. Tony Jackson is a clinical psychologist and co-director of PranaMind. His clinical experience includes tours with Children’s Hospital-Oakland, New Leaf Treatment Center, Oakland Community Counseling and Sunset Day Treatment Center in San Francisco. He established his teaching career at College of Notre Dame (now Notre Dame de NaMur University) as an assistant professor of psychology and at Skyline College, as an adjunct professor. He earned his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Health and Multicultural Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology, Berkeley-Alameda campus (renamed Alliant University). As a tenured professor of psychology at Skyline College, he formally coordinated the ASTEP (African-American Success Through Excellence and Persistence) program. His teaching experience includes various graduate and undergraduate programs in the San Francisco bay area. Dr. Jackson assisted in developing a handbook for the development of culturally sensitive learning communities as part of the GROWTH (Genuine Rebuilding Opportunities With Technology and Humanity) curriculum as well as in the development of The Adewole Project and the ASTEP Math Academy, at Skyline College. He is co-author of “Psychology: Connections in Theory and Practice 4th ed.” and author of “Black Male Violence in Perspective-Towards an Afrocentric Approach” and the DragonSlayer curriculum for violence prevention/intervention. In addition, he developed and co-directed the first Brain Training and Peak Performance Project along with Dr. Raymond Jones at Skyline College.
Dr. Jackson brings a wealth of therapeutic experience including working with families, couples, children, group therapy, treatment of seriously mentally ill patients, working with troubled teens, treatment of drug addiction and complex trauma. His research interests and clinical experience also include treatment with a focus on psycho-nutrition (the use of optimal nutrition to stimulate mental and physical health and healing) and brain technologies. Dr. Jackson is a member of the bay area chapter of the Association of Black Psychologists, the International Association of Functional Neurology and Behavioral Rehabilitation and the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback.
He serves on the boards of several community-focused organizations and believes in the strength and ability of culture and the community to heal. Dr. Jackson’s sources of inspiration are his family, his love of music and his ongoing thirst for the application of knowledge.
Theopia Jackson, PhD, is the Program Director for Saybrook University Department of Humanistic and Clinical Psychology. She is a licensed clinical psychologist at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland in the Healthy Hearts program. In addition, she is the Co-Chair of the Education & Training committee for the Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi), as well as the President for the Bay Area chapter. Dr. Jackson has a long history of providing child, adolescent, and family therapy services; training/supervising psychology practicum students, interns, and fellows; and specializes in serving populations coping with chronic illness and complex trauma. At Saybrook University, she teaches several clinical courses and supervises dissertation/master students; she served as the past Assistant Chair of Psychology and, prior to that, as the Assistant Academic Dean/Dean of Students. Dr. Jackson received her master’s degree in psychology from Howard University in Washington, DC and a doctorate in clinical psychology from The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. She is a member of the Association of Family Therapists of Northern California (co-founding member of the Cultural Accountability Committee), American Psychological Association (Division 32 Society for Humanistic Psychology), Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., and on the board of directors for BayKids and medical advisory council for the Sickle Cell Community Advisory Council (SCCAC).
Additionally, Dr. Jackson is published scholar-practitioner who provides cultural competency workshops/seminars and has been invited to participate in several national and local initiatives intended to establish integrative health care that is culturally-attuned and linguistically responsive. Dr. Jackson is committed to serving children, adolescents, and their families in diverse settings with special interest in the adaptability of Western psychological theories/interventions within diverse multicultural contexts and the integration of cultural/creative healing practices. Though psychodynamically trained, African-centered theory, multiculturalism, family systems theory, humanistic perspectives, relational theory/feminist thinking, and narrative approaches (social justice) inform her clinical practice. Most importantly, Dr. Jackson is a wife, mother of 3, oldest of 6 from a single-parent household, and a life-learner who believes that professional knowledge both shapes and is shaped by community wisdom.
Raymond Jones, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and co-founder of the PranaMind LLC. His areas of expertise include ADHD, learning disabilities, social behavioral issues, cognitive processing disorders, concussive injuries, executive functions and autism spectrum disorders. In addition he has worked with individuals with issues of substance abuse, anger management, depression and other personality disorders.
His professional career spans 35 year as a learning disabilities specialist, a clinical psychologist, an educational therapist, an ADHD/Executive Functions coach, a college professor, a college administrator, and a certificated neuro-cognitive trainer. Dr. Jones has been assisting children, adolescents and adults overcome learning development and social Behavior challenges for more than 30 years. As a professional educator he has taught college courses in psychology, child development, and learning differences, provided parenting education workshops for Head Start, consulted with parents experiencing separation and divorce, counseled young people growing up in single parent families or living in blended families, along with conducting parent education workshops covering topics such as ADHD and executive functions, and professional staff development workshops in child development, multiple intelligences, cultural diversity, curriculum design, instructional strategies, social justice, and student leadership.
Dr. Jones has experience interacting with young people having impulsive and acting out behaviors, ADHD/ADD, learning disabilities, and Asperger syndrome. Currently, he provides (1) executive function coaching for ADHD pre-teen, teen-agers, and young adults; (2) brain training or neuro-cognitive training to improve attention, rhythm, coordination and cognitive processes with all ages; (3) meta-cognition learning strategies for academic success; and social skills interventions coaching. He has master’s degrees in Communicative Disorders and Clinical Psychology, and a doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology-Berkeley/Alameda (renamed Alliant University).
Gregory Trevigne earned his BA in Psychology and MA in Special Education from SF State University. He holds a Social Science Single Subject Credential From UC Berkeley, as well as a Specialists Instruction LH Credential, both Lifetime. He has worked in the field of Special Education for the past 32 years as a teacher and administrator, serving as the principal of Erikson School in San Francisco for 28 years. He has been a certified trainer for “PRO-ACT”, and has served as a Fieldwork Supervisor in the University of San Francisco, and the University of San Diego Special Education Teacher Induction Programs. Greg joined Bayhill in 2012 as a resource specialist, and is currently the Dean of Students. Aside from his prescribed duties and responsibilities, he was instrumental in creating and implementing an on-site meditation program which has been an integral part of the academic program since 2015. He received his certification as a Meditation Instructor in July of 2020. He was the lead instructor of a meditation class offered the summer of 2021 when the students returned to in person instruction from the 20-21 pandemic. He is enjoying his position/role at Bayhill HS, and hopes to continue playing a vital role in the education of our youth.
Crystal Crowley is a licensed marriage and family therapist with a private practice in Oakland, CA. Working in the mental health field since 2009, Ms. Crowley specializes in working with Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) populations with clinical areas of interest that are focused on trauma from adverse childhood experiences, post-traumatic stress, and trauma experienced by people of color through racial injustices and oppression.
Having spent seven years working with the Oakland Police Department in a civilian capacity as a Community Services Technician, Ms. Crowley is familiar with police culture and the complex interactions between police and members of the community. Moreover, she has extensive knowledge of working with police officers therapeutically, addressing stress and trauma, specific to individuals in law enforcement.
Ms. Crowley is a Presenter, Lecturer, and Facilitator for substance abuse and recovery groups in the Bay Area. For a number of years, she worked with domestic violence survivors with Safe Alternatives to Violent Environments (SAVE) in Fremont, CA, helping both men and women escape volatile situations and rebuild their lives and those of their children’s. Ms. Crowley also worked with the Seventh Step Foundation in Hayward, CA, working with formerly incarcerated men on probation and parole. In this role, she addressed the experiences of physical and emotional trauma that factored into involvement with the criminal justice system and helped foster more positive behaviors in order to successfully transition back into society.
Ms. Crowley has used her invaluable knowledge of therapeutic interventions and methods in her role as Adjunct Professor of Psychology for the Peralta Community College District, integrating both research and application in a classroom setting. In addition, she has worked with corporations in facilitating race-related dialogue to create space for understanding and tolerance and address diversity and inclusion challenges within the workplace.
In addition to her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology, and her professional credentials as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Ms. Crowley has trained with the Professional Education Systems Institute (PESI) in working with individuals with traumatic histories. She uses her training in Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT) to promote mindfulness and behavioral change strategies to increase psychological flexibility in individuals struggling with emotional regulation. Additionally, she is a trained and skilled Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Practitioner, using the technique to help individuals heal from emotional distress resulting from disturbing life experiences.
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