Gali is a clinical coordinator at the CEDAR clinic. In this role, she coordinates the clinic’s referral and intake process, provides client-centered executive functioning coaching to young clients who are at clinical high risk for psychosis, and assists with case management and care coordination.
Academic: Gali received her B.A. in Psychology from McGill University in Montreal, QC and is an incoming MSW candidate at Boston University. She will be completing her foundation year field placement with the Boston Area Rape Crisis Center as a case management intern.
Clinical: Prior to joining CEDAR, Gali gained clinical experience as a milieu counselor at Cambridge Health Alliance’s Child Assessment Unit, an inpatient psychiatric unit for children ages 3-12. In this role, she facilitated age-appropriate therapeutic groups, de-escalated crisis situations, and developed strengths in providing trauma-informed, culturally competent care. She also worked as a clinical administrative coordinator at the Brookline Center for Community Mental Health, in which she coordinated the center’s psychiatry referrals, offered case management support to psychiatry clients, and completed a wide range of administrative tasks. During her undergraduate studies, Gali volunteered at McGill’s Peer Support Center, an on-campus active listening service for university students, as well as an after-school program for Jewish youth. In these roles, she developed a passion for working with adolescents and young adults. Gali has also been working part-time at an ongoing research study based in Montreal, investigating the relationship between therapeutic alliance and depressive symptoms in psychotherapy.