More About Molly
At CAPER, Molly trained in the Brief Behavioral Activation for Depression Treatment (BADT) Therapeutic Modality. During her tenure, she began to see the need for the theoretical to have practical application; and, conversely, for practical business to have a theoretical understanding. Molly began working more closely with Dr. Lejuez. Together, they saw the utility in the further, real world application of Lejuez’s evidence-based behavioral research, and Molly wanted to build a more cohesive bridge between the academic/science lab and the business room/community living room. She saw how effective BATD was as a therapeutic method and that there was a big and hungry market for it within academia and within the practitioner and service provider populations. She envisioned technology as one of the keys to achieving their goal of greater dissemination for BATD.
Behavior Works was born in 2008.
Molly herself saw the need for further education and training in the clinical arena, so she began to pursue graduate study in social work. She completed her Clinical Masters in Social Work in 2013 at the University of Maryland, Baltimore - with a concentration in mental health and sub specializations in addictions, with a focus on international practice. She spent 9 months in South India studying and engaging in field work focused on women's empowerment and entrepreneurship. She also worked for 3 years in a community mental health agency and in the acute inpatient units at a DC psychiatric hospital. She is now an independently licensed practitioner (LICSW/LCSW) in DC and Maryland, providing private practice psychotherapy and behavioral & management consulting services - promoting work wellness for organizations.