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Who is Harvetta Ray?

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Who is Harvetta Ray 

Harvetta is a Social Worker and Therapist who works extensively with fragile families. Harvetta’s pragmatic approach to supporting her clients reflects her lived experiences. These experiences include being the daughter of an incarcerated mother and being a teenage parent. It is this lived experience and her 15 years of working with families that enable her to conceptualize various theoretical approaches to practical application.

Harvetta believes in a client-centered, holistic approach to identifying the struggles of her clients. To assist them in reaching their goals, she utilizes their strengths and a variety of therapeutic interventions to change their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors and improve their overall functioning.

Harvetta is a former Adjunct Instructor at the University of Louisville’s Kent School of Social Work. Through her private practice, she supervised non-traditional Social Work students, providing them with the opportunity to connect and integrate social work theory and practice in a real-world setting.

Harvetta is a graduate of the University of Louisville where she earned both her bachelors and masters in Social Work. Harvetta has served in roles such as the Sr. Social Work Clinician for Seven Counties formerly known as Centerstone of Kentucky. During that time she  provided cognitive behavioral based stress management course. This course was offered to groups of mothers who were justice-involved, through the KY Mental health Outreach for MotherS (MOMS) Partnership®. The KY Mental health Outreach for MotherS (MOMS) Partnership® was a study conducted by Yale University.