Bio

Tena H. Sloan, LMFT, IFECMHS/RFP-II is a licensed therapist and holds a master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. Tena is a fellow of the University of Massachusetts Infant-Parent Mental Health Post-Graduate Program co-developed and led by Drs. Kristie Brandt and Ed Tronick. She also is endorsed in California as an Infant Family Early Childhood Specialist and Reflective Practice Facilitator II.

Training
  • Child Parent Psychotherapy (CPP) | UCSF | Chandra Ghosh-Ippen

  • Neurosequential Model of Therapuetics (NMT) | Child Trauma Academy  | Bruce Perry

  • TOUCHPOINTS Certification | The Brazelton Institute

  • Newborn Behavior Observations (NBO) | The Brazelton Institute

  • Parent-Child Feeding Scale Certification (NCAST) | University of Washington

  • Advanced Transdisciplinary Infant Mental Health Clinical Consultation Group | UCSF | Stephen Seligman

  • Birth-to-Five Dyadic Psychotherapy Training | Zero-to-Three Fellow ƒ

  • Duty to Care: Treating Young Children in Military Families (Zero to Three Military Projects)

Specializations
  • Birth-to-Five, Early Childhood Mental Health, Infant Mental Health

  • Attachment and Bonding

  • Trauma, Toxic Stress, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

  • Early childhood development

Speaking, Training & Teaching
  • Adjunct Lecturer | Santa Clara University

  • Adjunct Lecturer | J.F.K. University

  • IFECMH Training Academy, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health | Early Care and Mental Health Consultation | ​03/29/17

  • KidConnections Network, Santa Clara County Behavioral Health | Introduction to Infant Mental Health | ​01/28/17

  • 18th International Conference on Violence, Abuse and Trauma | Invisible Wounds: The Impact of Trauma on Young Children | 09/12/13

  • Five Acres Permanency Programs Resource Parent Group | Effects of Trauma and Abuse: Children and Youth in Foster Care | 09/01/11