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Prioritizing Children

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in News, Press | 0 comments

Prioritizing Children

Hathaway-Sycamores has been helping children, young adults and families in need for over a century. In fact this year we proudly celebrate 115 years of caring.  As we begin this new year, many of those we serve are facing new challenges created by a changing landscape that is occurring locally, nationally and globally.  Many are experiencing increased anxieties related to the stress and fear that such uncertainty creates.  At Hathaway-Sycamores we remain steadfast in our mission of,...

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Hathaway-Sycamores’ Dr. Andrea Letamendi in the news

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Featured Slider, News, Press | 0 comments

Hathaway-Sycamores’ Dr. Andrea Letamendi in the news

Congratulations to Hathaway-Sycamores’ Dr. Andrea Letamendi (aka Batgirl’s psychologist) she’s making headlines again, this time on the cover of the January 2016 issue of Monitor on Psychology. Click here to read about our superhero psychologist. And in case you missed it, here is the link to her TEDx talk, Capes, cowls and courage: the psychological power of superheroes, that she gave at TEDxUCLA last May. You can follow Letamendi on twitter @ArkhamAsylumDoc, and read more of her insights in...

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Batgirl’s Psychologist Works at Hathaway-Sycamores

Posted by on Feb 10, 2015 in News, Press | 0 comments

Batgirl’s Psychologist Works at Hathaway-Sycamores

That’s right, Hathaway-Sycamores Child and Family Services’ Dr. Andrea Letamendi is Batgirl’s psychologist and The Atlantic has published her story! Much like the comic book heroes she loves, as a doctoral student, Letamendi was leading a double life. She was a model student by day, comic book fanatic by night and a cosplay enthusiast on the weekends. Click here to read all about her backstory in a great profile feature in The Atlantic, and discover how Letemendi’s world of...

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Pasadena Outlook, May 8, 2014: Hathaway-Sycamores Fosters a Life Worth Living

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in News, Press | 0 comments

Pasadena Outlook, May 8, 2014: Hathaway-Sycamores Fosters a Life Worth Living

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Therapy Dog Jackie

Posted by on Apr 2, 2014 in News, Press | 1 comment

Therapy Dog Jackie

At Hathaway-Sycamores Jackie is a Hero Dog!  At Hathaway-Sycamores we know Jackie is a hero because of the work he does with the kids in our Outpatient Services in Pacoima.  Jackie is extremely versatile in his work, besides helping our children and youth, Jackie helps relieve the stress of Travelers at LAX and has worked with Alzheimer’s patients. As a puppy, the 9 year old Doberman’s life was heartbreaking. According to Marwick Kane, Jackie’s owner, “Jackie had been neglected starved...

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L. A. Times, March 21, 2014: Music Therapist Arvis Jones

Posted by on Mar 24, 2014 in News, Press | 1 comment

L. A. Times, March 21, 2014: Music Therapist Arvis Jones

When words fail, grieving children can find an outlet in music To help them cope with loss, therapist Arvis Jones uses music as a way to help children express how they feel. By Sandy Banks March 21, 2014, 5:16 p.m. How do you help little children, too young to know what death really means, cope with the feelings of grief and pain that the loss of a loved one brings? If you’re music therapist Arvis Jones, you let them bang on a drum, do the hokey-pokey or join a choir and sing. Jones is...

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