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Jodi Smith MSW, LCSW, RPT-S

Jodi Smith is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Registered Play Therapist Supervisor.  Jodi specializes in using play therapy in her clinical practice with clients of all ages and in various modalities.  




Jodi has been working with troubled and at-risk children, teenagers and their families, in various capacities, for over 15 years.  She has worked extensively with children in a wide variety of settings including residential treatment centers, hospital settings, and in schools.     She is currently the Director of Norton-Fisher Child & Family Programs for West End Family Counseling.  Additionally, she maintains a private practice in Claremont and is a part-time lecturer for USC School of Social Work.  She received her Bachelors of Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara and her Masters of Social Work from the University of Southern California.

She is actively involved with the California Association for Play Therapy and has held various leadership roles with the organization in the past.  Additionally, in 2005 Jodi had the privilege of participating in a joint relief effort between the Association for Play Therapy and Operation USA in providing direct intervention and training to Tsunami survivors and care providers in Sri Lanka