Place Category: Council Trainers
Jill Valle, MA, MFT began her Council work in 2001 following her first training at The Ojai Foundation. Jill is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and holds a B.A. in Psychology from Boston College and a Masters Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. She has been a counselor and educator in schools for the past fifteen years in both California and Boston and has created life skills programs in all of her schools for grades 5-12 with Council as the foundation of the curriculum. She has led parent, student and faculty councils in addition to Council based retreats for adolescents focusing on issues of identity, body image, rites of passage, sexuality and leadership. An artist and photographer, Jill utilizes the Council process in her “I Am A Woman Who” photography campaign. The campaign seeks to empower women and girls worldwide through cathartic stream of consciousness writing, storytelling and portraiture.