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    Barbara Bachmeier, PSY D                                 [email protected]

    P.O. Box 254464                                                                    (916)-271-1722

    Sacramento CA 95865





    • Licensed Clinical Psychologist with Doctorate and Masters in Clinical Psychology
    • Clinical Psychologist for 14 years
    • 14 years’ experience working On Line w/Home Office + Out of Home Office2 Years’ Experience Tele Mental Health w/Full Capacity Tele Health Office
    • Significant experience with Evidence based CBT, DBT Informed, Short Term CBT Significant experience with Forensic Population
    • Significant experience with DSH
    • Development and Creator of clinical training program for Program Directors and Service Providers at Alta California Regional Center, Monitoring Vendor Programs for Quality Assurance at Alta Regional Center; providing consultation and training to parents/family, and to residential program directors and staff.
    • Created/Presented Clinical Training for CEUs as a member of the Napa-Solano Psychological Association
    • Previous Board Member Sacramento Valley Psychological Association, Forensic Division
    • Published in a Medical Journal/Experienced Published Writer
    • Currently working as independent provider in a variety of modalities.


    Welcome Wellness Experience includes: Providing services online through my own website; and as a provider through a variety of providers (mainly CIGNA EAP; Spring Eternal Behavioral Health short term CBT; Private Consultation) while also developing master mind groups; seminars and webinars. I started my private practice December 2018.  I am slowly growing and would like to work with/for you as a private contractor. I have a fully equipped and dedicated HIPAA compliant private home office for tele mental health services as well as business office for seminars and mastermind groups and meetings.  htpps://drwelcomewellness.com


    CDCR Experience includes: Most Recent position at CMF EOP as Staff Psychologist, Member of Peer Review Committee, Currently on call and RVR-s previously EOP, developed Training for Treatment Planning Statewide Interns; SCC as Staff Psychologist CCCMS and ASU, also provided Suicide Prevention Training for Custody and Non Custody staff, additional  focused assessment (pc 3002) for Parole Agent, training in P&P for Sex Offenders for Clinical Staff, and assessments for Out of State Placement; High Desert as Staff Psychologist CCCMS; Mule Creek as Staff Psychologist EOP; CSP SAC as Staff Psychologist EOP and MHCB. Trainer 4 Trainer Training: Trainer for Trainers, IDTT Culture Change, Trainer 4 Trainers MHCB Referral.


    Developmental Disability Experience includes: Quality assurance and auditing, training and supervision of staff as a QMRP and Administrator, developing clinical training programs. Behavioral Plans, working with and facilitating IDTT etc., as a QMRP; Development and Creator of clinical training program for Program Directors and Service Providers at Alta California Regional Center, Monitoring Vendor Programs for Quality Assurance at Alta Regional Center; providing consultation and training to parents/family, and to residential program directors and staff. Completing needs assessments utilizing best practices and evidence based assessment tools. Eight Plus years with this population (DD, Autism, Dual diagnosis.


    Associations: APA and Sacramento Valley APA

    Academic and Scholarly work

    The Use of Lamotrigine for Seizure and Psychiatric Disorder and Its Effects on Challenging

    Behavior ( by Dagmar Hoheneck, MD & Barbara Bachmeier PsyD

    Dissertation: Effectiveness Of The Alta California Regional Center Behavior Management And

    Skills Training Of Treatment Providers For Developmentally Disabled Persons 

    Additional Contribution: Bi Polar Update: Psych Central  http://blogs.psychcentral.com/bipolar-update/about/




    Clinical Psychologist

    California Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections,(CDCR), State of California

    California Medical Facility, Vacaville Correctional Facility

    Provided services in EOP, PIP, Crisis bed; worked as Primary Assessment team of 2 Doctors to determine level at which mental health contributed to rules violations within the prison and made recommendations to mitigate sentencing when it was determined that a specific action would exacerbate mental illness significantly; on-call for emergencies; Use Of Force on call; Assessments; Suicide Assessments; Case management; Clinical Therapy, Group Therapy; developed Drug Education Group and Psycho-Spiritual Group.

    Started April 1, 2015-Retired February 5, 2019;Last Supervisor: Alyssa Dhillon; Dr. Domingo


    Clinical Psychologist

    CDCR; State of California; California Correctional Center  Jamestown

    Currently working in CCCMS and ASU providing individual counseling, assessment, and participating in IDDT’s, provide Suicide Prevention Training for Custody and Non Custody staff.  Recently completed focused assessment (pc 3002) for Parole Agent, training in P&P for Sex Offenders for Clinical Staff, and assessments for Out of State Placement.

    Supervisor and Chief: Dr. Russell Park (209) 984-5291 Ask to be transferred

    Started October 1, 2013-April 1, 2015


    Clinical Psychologist

    California Department of Corrections, State of California

    High Desert-California Correctional Center

    Physical Address: 711-045 Center Road Susanville CA 96127

    Mailing Address: P.O. Box 790 Susanville CA 96127

    Duties: Individual sessions, Case Management, on-call for emergencies, and presenting at ITTs-

    Completed assessments for Out of State Placement

    Supervisor: Chief of Psychology (530) 251-5100 ask to be transferred.

    Start Date: July 22, 2013   Transferred to Sierra Conservation Center Oct 1, 2013




    Mule Creek State Prison (Ione) 3/25/2013-7/11/2013

    California State Prison (Sacramento) 12/2012-03/18/2013

    Duties: Function as Primary Clinician for Inmate/Patients providing assessments, group/individual psychotherapy, IDT, consultation, crisis intervention, clinician of the day, other routine work as clinician in Enhanced Outpatient Program and Mental Health Crisis Bed Unit. Supervisor: Dr. Michael Vasquez  (916)985-8610 EXT:7527 (Until March 182012)Supervisor:

    Dr. Pamela Deans   (From March through current)MAXIM STAFFING TOTAL: 12/2012 to  Current (Until Hired as State Employee)


    Clinical Psychologist Consultant and Writer

    MADA for Media Development

    Dukki, Giza 12311 (October 6 Landpiece)


    Supervisor: Kamal Badr


    Duties include: Provide psychological, psycho-educational, and psycho-spiritual consultation as a Psychologist Consultant to a variety of individuals internationally through an established public media program via website in written form for the Family Section. Write Articles on psychologically relevant topics in international current events that affect individuals around the world. Write psycho-educational articles.12/2008-currently employed. Supervisor: Kamal BadrEditor in Chief- English Portal-OnIslam.net

    Mobile:   +2  0103403613      E-mail address: [email protected] 12/2008-currently employed.


    Clinical Psychologist

    Veterans Evaluations Services

    877.637.VETS (8387)

    Email: [email protected]

    Veterans Evaluation Services

    PO Box 540087

    Houston, Texas 77254


    Administration of Compensation and Pension assessments through Vesservices for the purpose of determining disability related to military duty, level of disability, prognosis, diagnosis, and current level of functioning with recommendations when relevant and appropriate.  These assessments included medical record reviews, semi structured and structured clinical  interviews and formal psychological testing (as indicated). I provided diagnosis/evaluation of veterans/active service members and assessments as to the likelihood that presenting psychiatric condition(s) are related to military service.  I performed my assessments within the guidelines and quality indicators set forth by the C&P program at the VA. Assessment reports included well articulated rational for diagnosis, explanation of prognosis, and current level of functioning.  Common combat related diagnosis included Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Depression.  I provided services on a contractual basis and was paid per assessment.

    I had to leave this work when I came back to California from Guam.  This company does not operate in California.   July 2011  –  January 2012  Part-Time





    Clinical Psychologist

    Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse

    Government of Guam

    790 Governor Carlos G. Camacho Road

    Tamuning, GU 96913

    Phone:(671) 647-5325

    Staff psychologist in the Hospital, Outpatient, and Group Home milieus as part of an Interdisciplinary team member.  This includes individual therapy, family counseling, group therapy, stabilization of acute patients, psychometric testing, and participating in the Interdisciplinary team meetings. 8/9/2010-11/18/2011



    Clinical Psychologist

    Napa State Hospital


    2100 Napa-Vallejo Highway

    Napa, CA 94558-6293

    Supervisor: Julie Winn, PhD/Edna Mulgrew

    Chief of Psychology and Administrative Supervisor: Jim Jones, Ph.D.


    Staff psychologist on LPS/Forensic Medical unit providing  individual and group psychotherapy, assessment IDT team treatment panning and consultation.  Services include Integrated and Focused assessments, Cognitive Assessments, Suicide Risk Assessments, individual and group therapy, IDT consultation with diagnosis and treatment recommendations. I also audit charts for psychological evaluations as part of an Audit and Action team. Committee responsibilities include curriculum committee to review and approve curriculums for best practice standards. Was Clinical Team Leader and consulting psychologist for 6 months on DCAT providing a variety of services to individuals with severe behavioral problems and cognitive deficits.  I also worked on a forensic unit conducting admission assessments, suicide risk assessment, court reports, and providing competency training and clinical services to forensic individuals. While on the Medical Unit, I also covered for the admissions and forensic unit. Employment: 8/2006-6/2010 Left position to work in Guam.


    Academic Facilitator/Adjunct Professor

    Argosy University: Washington California

    1400 Penn Avenue

    Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4332

    Toll Free: 866-421-4OHE

    Direct Fax: 412-995-4480

    Art Institute Online, Argosy University Online, MIUO, South University Online Two semesters between 2008 and 2009.


    Psychology Intern

    Sonoma Developmental Center

    1500 Arnold Drive

    Eldridge CA 95431

    Chief Psychologist, Supervisor, and Training Director: Markley Sutton, Ph.D. (707) 938-6412 Training at Vacaville Prison and provided services at Sonoma Developmental Center. Trained in the delivery of services to prison population and  worked with residents who have mild to profound mental retardation .    Most were dual diagnosed and/or had severe behavioral problems. Wrote and/or updated psychological evaluations, evaluated cognitive and emotional functioning, conducted structural and functional analysis of problem behaviors, developed and/or updated behavior plan, provided consultation and training as needed to staff, monitored behavior plan implementation, worked with residents 1:1 as needed, worked as a team player as part of an interdisciplinary team member, provided case presentations to the human rights/peer review committee. Employment 8/2005-7/2006. (This was an internship position, and I accepted a position at Napa State Hospital.)


    Psychologist Trainee Positions (Pre-Doctorial Practicum Positions)

    Practicum positions included a term with River Oak Center for Children where I provided individual psychotherapy and conducted assessment and psychological evaluations to children with severe emotional disorders; a term with South Sacramento Counseling Center where I provided individual, child and family therapy, and services to juveniles with 602 forensic issues; and a term with Turning Point where I provided group and individual psychotherapy to individuals who have severe mental disorders, forensic issues, and a high rate of recidivism into the Sacramento County Mental Health Treatment Center. Below are the Dates of terms served, agency addresses, and the names of my practicum supervisors with their contact information.


    River Oak Center for Children (8/2004-6/2005) 5030 El Camino Ave.

    Carmichael CA 95608

    Supervisor and Training Director: Kathryn Ecklund, PhD

    (916) 609-5100


    South Sacramento Counseling Center (6/2003-7/2004)

    7486 Center Parkway

    Sacramento CA 95823

    Supervisor and Training Director: Myrna-Kay Robinson MFT

    (916) 427-5208


    Additional Employment

    Alta California Regional Center

    Applied Behavior Analyst and Consultant

    2224 Harvard Street Suite 100

    Sacramento CA 95815

    Monitored Vendors and behavioral programs, conducted assessments for autism interventions, and for interventions for individuals with developmental disabilities and severe behavior problems, most who were dual diagnosed. Provided behavioral consultation individually to families and care providers, and to agency staff, provided consultation with a clinical team in a variety of settings, attended committee meetings, taught parenting classes and taught behavioral management principles to providers and vendors.  Committees include psyche-med, clinical onsite and mental health. I worked closely with community agencies developing collaborative relationships and effective delivery of services for children and adults. During my employment with Alta California Regional Center, I created an 18- hour curriculum that taught the basic introductory principles of Applied Behavior Analysis and Positive Behavior Supports, the components of a functional analysis and behavior plan, and the basic principles of teaching basic skills to consumers who have mental retardation. Employment: 11/2002-6/2005. (I left this position to complete my full time internship). Supervisor: Terry Rhoades, MA. BCBA [email protected]  530-821-5390



    QMRP and QMRP Administrator

    RCCA Services

    6060 Sunrise Vista Drive #2340

    Citrus Heights CA 95610

    Supervisor: Faye Richins-Johnson


    QMRP: Directed program/clinical operations.  I directed/monitored the active treatment of patients while supervising licensed and non-licensed staff.  Responsible for ISP, chair HRC, and IDT meetings in four 6-bed ICF DDHN facilities; wrote and monitored the behavior, habilitation and active treatment programs, provided consultation and training to staff in accordance with state and federal regulations.  I worked closely with care-team professionals while providing program management for clients.  Populations: DD, dual diagnosed with behavioral problem, psychosocial, medical, and neurological issues.


    QMRP /Administrator: Performed the functions as above for QMRP.  As administrator, I supervised operations of the facility in accordance with state, county, and federal regulations for two 6-bed facilities. Employment 3/00-3/01 and 7/01-7/02.



    Turning Point

    3440 Viking St. Suite 114

    Sacramento CA 95827

    Supervisor: Ron Mc Fadden Turning Point

    3440 Viking St Suite 114

    Sacramento CA 95827

    Supervisor and Clinical Director: Maria Ramirez LSCW


    January 2001-July 2001


    I provided case management services to adults returning to the community after being hospitalized in SCMHTC.  Wrote and administered treatment plans and participated in 24-hur wrap around program designed to reduce the rate of hospital recidivism. I accepted this position after completing a practicum position with the ISSA to gain experience in providing therapy to this population. Employment was from January 2001through July 2001.  This employment was temporary and coincided with my practicum.  I went back to RCCA Services after this was completed to finish my work there before taking my position at the Regional Center.


    Social Service Director (ICF)

    Sierra Hills

    Roseville CA


    I participated as a Management Team Player while attending to the psychosocial needs of residents and their families, coordinating medical related appointments and transportation, discharge planning, resource and referral, and care planning with IDT team.  The population primarily included those with dementia.  This was an Intermediate Care facility and the emphasis was on meeting the medical and psychosocial needs of the residents. Employed 2/00-12/00.


    Social Service Director (SNF)

    Auburn garden’s Care Center

    Racetrack Rd

    Auburn CA 95604


    I participated as a Management Team Player while attending to the psychosocial needs of residents and their families, coordinating medical related appointments and transportation, discharge planning, resource and referral, and care planning with IDT team.  Population included developmentally disabled, physically disabled, severe substance dependency, Alzheimer’s, TBI, chronically ill, and dementia.  Employed: 12/99- 200


    Crisis Counselor/Case Manager

    Placer County Women’s Center

    1254 High Street

    Auburn CA 95604

    Supervisor: Jolene Turner


    Duties included: Crises, domestic violence, and sexual assault counseling.  I provided resource referral and advocacy, case management, group facilitation, and crisis intervention as well as assistance with restraining orders and gaining access to other appropriate legal assistance.  Population includes Women escaping a violent environment.  Served on S.A.R.T. (Sexual Assault Response Team) offered advocacy and support to victims of sexual assault working with law enforcement, medical personnel and families during the crisis.  Groups facilitated included a variety of 12-step, anger management, and social skills training.  Employment: 12/96-11/98.


    Additional experience: Summerset Boys Home with SED children, counselor; Sierra College, tutor (English and Sociology); Paralegal, independent contractor; Avatar, Direct Care for developmentally Disabled. Dates of employment and additional information upon request.



    Alliant/CSPP (Sacramento CA)

    PsyD in Clinical Psychology Conferred 7/2006.

    Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology (6/04).

    5130 E. Clinton Way, Fresno, CA 93727

    Tel:   (559) 253-2200 / Fax: (559)253-2267


    The Union Institute (Sacramento CA)

    Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (2/2000)


    American River College (Citrus heights CA)

    Social Service Certification


    Sierra College (Rocklin CA)

    General Education to transfer to University