SGV Front Line Casual Speaker Dinner with USMC Veteran, Vanessa Hughes. M.A...

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The Legion Club of Pasadena

131 N. Marengo Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91101

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Enjoy a casual dinner on us and hear a presentation by Vanessa Ramich Hughes, M.A., SEP. Vanessa is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps, where she served in crash, fire and rescue. She has also served on a civilian fire department in Hamby, Texas. She holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology, a Master's degree in Clinical Psychology: Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University as well as Master's degrees in both Theology and Intercultural Studies from Fuller Seminary where she is a doctoral student studying Clinical Psychology.

Vanessa is an expert on the somatic approach to to treating military trauma. She has worked for the VA as well as community-based non-profit groups providing mental health treatment for returning combat veterans with PTSD and for Survivors of Military Sexual Trauma.

Vanessa is an advocate who has spoken on veterans' issues at various forums across the country and has been guest presenter and trainer educating clinicians working with veterans and first responders and has consulted for various organizations that serve military and veteran populations. She has co-taught with other experts in the field of trauma and has co-authored a chapter in a textbook on the treatment of military sexual trauma using Somatic Experiencing. Vanessa was honored as a 2015 Woman of the Year for the 25th district by State Senator Carol Liu.

She currently resides in Claremont with her husband and four boys.


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131 N. Marengo Ave.

Pasadena, CA 91101

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