Sandra Montes is bilingual and Latina, and has worked with children, adolescents and adults in a variety of settings from inpatient units to community mental health settings. She has worked in both suburban and urban high schools, helping students reach their full potential. Using a trauma-informed lens, Sandra has helped clients with depression, anxiety, and stress management. She works with educators, healers and other high stress professionals. Sandra is a firm believer in strength based perspective and cognitive behavioral therapy and also believes in a spiritual and holistic perspective in therapy. She has a focus on behavioral activation or “moving,” helping clients become motivated to move their physical bodies to feel relief for their emotional state.
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TEACHERS! Submit your students' poetry and prose pieces to IATE's annual Poetry and Prose Contest.
You may submit up to FIVE prose pieces and TEN poetry pieces.
Submission instructions can be found at https://iateonline.org/poetry-prose/
Met with these wonderful powerhouses last night to plan for our @ncte session.Catch us at our session: Elevating Nuanced Representation of the Arab American Experience in Education Spaces on 11/18 @9:30 in Anaheim!
You won't want to miss this conversation. #RepresentationMatters
As we stepped back into the classroom this week, we felt rejuvenated after IATE's annual conference. Thanks to Betsy Geiselman for organizing such a dynamic conference!4