Milana Hardman
Milana Hardman - Clinical Supervisor
Education: Masters in Counselor Education, Masters in Marriage and Family Counseling
Institution: Portland State University
Board Certification: National Certified Counselor
Area of Specialty: Trauma and children
Languages: English

Milana Hardman started practicing therapy at Sea Mar Behavioral Health in Aug. of 2012 and has worked with both adults and children as a trauma specialist in the clinics and as a school based therapist. Milana is now the Clinical Supervisor of the Vancouver Child & Family Behavioral Services facility which boasts; seven clinicians, all of who are assigned to various schools in the Vancouver/Evergreen, Camas and Washougal school districts; one Case Manager and one Administrative Assistant, whom together work as a team to support as many as 250 clients at any given time. Milana has designed her career developing strength based community health within schools and through outreach models in the N.W. Before settling at Sea Mar Milana worked in eastern OR on a grant utilizing Functional Family Therapy to study the model's effects on; female youth at risk, to reduce recidivism of early pregnancy, premature H.S. drop out, and incarceration. Milana served in central OR as a research team member for a SAMSHA funded study on the Wraparound Model and facilitated Wraparound meetings while ensuring model fidelity, while at the same time, designing a Re-Education classroom at The Dalles Middle School in The Dalles, OR.

Milana is a N.W. native and sought out her education in Portland, OR where she earned her undergraduate and graduate degrees at PSU. She incorporates her B.S. Phys. Ed. (K-12), and her two counseling degrees M.S. Counselor Ed (ece-grade12+) / M.S. Marriage & Family Counseling into her practice as she works with youth and families helping them learn to play, increase their activities and improve their diets, while working therapeutically to decrease their responses to trauma bringing them to a closure of therapy and lifelong growth, sustainability and self-stewardship.

Milana was a recipient of the National Service Corps Scholarship and has mentored colleagues through the application process. Milana has volunteered as a Zoo Guide/Ambassador at the Oregon Metro Zoo utilizing therapeutic puppets to ease anxiety of toddlers and facilitate education. Milana has volunteered as a Special Olympics coach for alpine skiing and swimming.

Milana's passion for activities in the outdoors of the N.W. is shared with her husband and extended family, all of whom backpack, hike, ski, snow shoe, bike ride, swim, and canoe here in the majestic Cascades and along the Pacific Crest.

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