Specialty: Behavioral Health - Clinician
Location: Hoonah →
Aaron Fong is the Behavioral Health Clinician for SEARHC’s Hoonah clinic and has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from City University of Seattle (completed in 2007). He also earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies (sometimes called Ethnic Studies at larger universities) from the University of California at Santa Cruz.
Prior to working for SEARHC, Aaron had been the Ketchikan Program Director for SAIL/Southeast Alaska Independent Living, an agency that provides grant services, recreation, and advocacy to individuals who experience disabilities throughout Southeast. He was also a care coordinator & staff supervisor at Community Connections on Prince Of Wales island (in Craig) for two years, staf ng caregivers with older adult clients. On “P.O.W.” he did home visits with elders in Klawock, Craig, Thorne Bay, and Hydaburg.
Before moving to Alaska in 2011, Aaron spent time as a clinic intern then full-time case manager/clinician at Sound Mental Health, a community mental health agency serving the entire greater Puget Sound/ King County/ Seattle metro area. He also worked for Catholic Community Services as a therapist/case manager (in Everett, WA) for two separate programs – Jail Transition Services, and, the Non-Medicaid Program, respectively. Both those programs served clientele in all of Snohomish County.