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Cinthia Landin
School Psychologist

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Cinthia Landin
School Psychologist
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Greetings, 
 
My background includes providing a range of support services to students of diverse backgrounds, personalities, cultures, and socioeconomic conditions. I have served populations in various districts in Southern California. I hold a Bachelors of Science with a specialization in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, San Diego and a Master’s in Education from Azusa Pacific University. Currently, I am pursing my Educational Specialist Credential for Educational Psychology and License Professional Clinical Counselor. As the school psychologist, I provide assessment and counseling services to students referred for appropriate educational services, and promoting appropriate mental health services. My roles include:
 
  • Conduct initial and triennial assessments of students enrolled in special education and write corresponding reports 
  • Select, administer, score, and integrate with other data, providing written results of psychological and educational testing and measurements; interpret results to parents, teachers, administrators and others as legally appropriate
  • Work in cooperation with Special Education teachers to conduct evaluations of new students suspected of having learning disabilities and write corresponding report 
  • Counsel with students regarding emotional/personal issues
  • Implement peer counseling/self-esteem groups 
  • Serve as a liaison and consultant to other professionals involved in student appraisals including administrators, speech therapists, nurses, and counselors for the purpose of correlating all available information regarding individual children 
  • Consult with school personnel on a variety of psychological concerns such as those relating to instructional programs, individual needs of children, and behavioral management
Sharmeen Mahmud
Counselor

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Sharmeen Mahmud
Counselor
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A Counselor for 15 years, having served in LAUSD, Alhambra Unified and Centralia School District.  Holds a Masters in Marriage Family and Child Counseling and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  Currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education as well as a California Administrative Services Credential.
 
List of services provided:
  • Individual Counseling
  • Group Counseling
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Anti-bullying Prevention and Intervention
  • Suicide Prevention and Intervention
  • Facilitation of Social Emotional Learning curriculum schoolwide.