Monica Fyfe, LMFT, BCBa, RPT-S
Monica Fyfe is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, #47541 and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Monica grew up in the South Bay and graduated from El Segundo High School. She graduated from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and a minor in Applied Developmental Psychology. It was at UCLA where Monica first began working with children on the Autism Spectrum under Dr. Lovaas, and a passion for children and families was born.
She went on to receive two master's degrees. The first M. A. degree from Pepperdine University in Clinical Psychology with an MFT emphasis. The second M.S. degree from California State University, Los Angeles in Applied Behavior Analysis.
Currently Monica is an Adjunct Professor in the Graduate School of Education and Psychology at Pepperdine University. She is also an Instructor in the University of California San Diego (UCSD Extension Program), providing classes in their Play Therapy Certificate Program.
Monica worked as a Behavior Consultant and Specialist for Wiseburn Unified School District (WUSD), helping to create an Inclusive Pre-School Setting using Best Practices, and helping to create an infrastructure of skilled Behavior Technicians.
She has also provided Behavior Consulting for Manhattan Beach Unified School District (MBUSD) as well, with focused support at MBMS and MCHS.
Monica was also a Clinical Director at two of LA's top NPA/ABA agencies.
Monica is a Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor (RPT-S), one of the few in the South Bay. Monica is also a Certified Provider for The Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills (PEERS®) for adolescents, 13-17 years old, community-based and school-based. In addition, Monica served on the Board of SB-LB CAMFT, as Secretary. Monica also served her Play Therapy community as President of the LA Chapter of CAL APT.
Monica also follows her passion to help children, teens and young adults with autism spectrum disorder in providing social skills support, as the Founder and Executive Director of OUR VILLAGE, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit agency. Please visit www.ourvillageslc.org for more information!
Monica is available for School In-Services, Community Talks and Trainings, and ASD and Social Skills Consultation.
Monica is available for child, teen and parent PSYCHOTHERAPY SERVICES, Play and Social Skills Group support, as well as Behavior Analytic services and consultation, in our Play 2 Learn office.