jAIMEE CORDERO, M.S., LPC-INTERN, NCC
Supervised by Clint “CB” Mooney, LPC & Sarah May Eilertson, LPC
Jaimee is a Southern Oregon native and believes in the values of family, community, and increasing resilience in both domains. She values giving back to the community in which she was raised and strives to provide clients with a warm and comfortable presence alongside authenticity and transparency.
In 2012, Jaimee graduated from Southern Oregon University with a bachelor's degree in Psychology. Shortly after, she went on to study Public Safety and Emergency Management at Capella University where she received her first master's degree in 2016. In 2019, Jaimee graduated from Southern Oregon University with her second master's degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and hoped to integrate both master's degrees to provide support to individuals and families who experience high impact trauma with an emphasis on man-made or natural disasters. During her final year of schooling, Jaimee was one of 33 individuals selected nation-wide to receive a minority fellowship by the National Board of Certified Counselors. She remains a Nationally Certified Counselor and is currently working toward completing licensure.
Since graduating, Jaimee has been trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), suicide risk and prevention, motivational interviewing, and Bowen’s Family System’s Theory. She has also been certified by the Oregon Health Authority as a mental health investigator. Jaimee’s counseling approach includes utilizing positive psychotherapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and person-centered modalities to support individuals and families who have faced significant trauma. Jaimee believes in exploring strategies to enhance character strengths, increase hope, and build resilience, and she believes every person possesses the strengths necessary to overcome adversity and create change in healthy ways.
JAIMEE'S PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
Jaimee has worked in various sectors of human services with families and children of all ages. She has worked in roles such as a Family Advocate for Southern Oregon Head Start, ISRS provider and Family Mentor for the Family Nurturing Center, group facilitator for parenting education, and house supervisor for Pathway Enterprises, Inc. where she supported individuals with personality disorders. Her clinical internship included working as a mental health clinician with Options for Southern Oregon on the forensics team where she supported adults who are a part of the criminal justice system and experience serious and persistent mental illness, extensive trauma, substance use and addiction, suicidality, and a myriad of other mental health concerns. She also completed internship hours with Kairos youth residential facility where she conducted processing groups for youth ages 10-17. Additionally, Jaimee has personal experience with youth on the autism spectrum as well as youth who experience selective mutism, depression, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and agoraphobia. Jaimee is always open to new learning opportunities and values the importance of personal and professional growth.