$22K Grant Secured For Pepperdine’s The Center for Professional Counseling by Kaiser Permanente for School-Based Mental Health Services
Dr. Jack Mayhall, the Executive Director of the Center for Individual and Family Counseling, also known as "The Center for Professional Counseling," has recently secured a substantial grant of $22,000 from Kaiser Permanente to support School-Based Mental Health Services. This grant is a testament to Dr. Mayhall's commitment to enhancing mental health services for the community and marks a significant milestone in his career.
Dr. Mayhall has been at the forefront of providing essential mental health services to individuals and their families on a sliding scale basis through The Center. The counseling programs at The Center are built on strong theoretical foundations aimed at helping clients establish healthy relationships and lead more meaningful lives. This dedication to clinical excellence has made The Center a trusted resource in the field of psychotherapeutic mental health services.
In addition to his role as Executive Director, Dr. Mayhall serves as an adjunct professor at Pepperdine Graduate School of Education and Psychology (GSEP), where he teaches the Master's in Clinical Psychology program in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and Professional Clinical Counseling (PCC). Through his academic involvement, Dr. Mayhall mentors and guides graduate students, many of whom seek licensure, as they develop their skills and expertise in the field.
One notable aspect of Dr. Mayhall's work is his commitment to education and training. The Center is dedicated not only to providing quality care to its clients but also to nurturing the growth of future mental health professionals. Students and interns pursuing licensure in Marriage and Family Therapy (LMFT), Professional Clinical Counseling (LPCC), and Clinical Social Work (LCSW) receive valuable hands-on experience and guidance under Dr. Mayhall's leadership.
Furthermore, Dr. Mayhall's passion for mental health advocacy extends to supporting the education and well-being of public school children in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). The recently secured grant from the Kaiser Foundation, a respected healthcare provider, will allow The Center to continue its vital work in providing counseling services to these students. This initiative reflects Dr. Mayhall's unwavering commitment to ensuring access to mental health support for all, including those in underserved communities.
Dr. Mayhall's track record of dedication and accomplishment in the field of mental health and counseling is further evidenced by his leadership and innovative approach. The grant from Kaiser Permanente not only recognizes his contributions but also affirms the importance of his work in enhancing mental health services for individuals, families, and students in need.
As Dr. Mayhall continues to make a positive impact on the field of mental health, his commitment to empowering individuals and improving the lives of those he serves remains unwavering. His recent accomplishment with the Kaiser Permanente grant is a testament to his dedication and will undoubtedly further the mission of The Center Professional Counseling in providing essential mental health services to the community.