Riley Hammond is a second-year clinical mental health counseling master's student at The University of Redlands. Her experience primarily consists of working at a mental health crisis center with all age groups. She has a history of working with a diverse population which includes individuals with depression, anxiety, self-harming behaviors, schizophrenia, and mood disorders. Riley is passionate about disability advocation, suicide prevention and education, self-harm awareness, and working with those who have experienced trauma. She utilizes psychodynamic and humanistic approaches to therapy. Riley believes in creating a safe, accepting space for individuals to talk openly and that the connection between client and therapist is essential in creating strives towards reaching goals. She is excited to work with students at the University of Redlands and can't wait to meet her new clients.