Community Support Worker
Clarissa has a passion to work with families and work towards helping them build better support systems and relationships within their lives. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degrees with a major in Psychology and a minor in Sociology from the University of New Mexico. Clarissa is trained in Circle of Security Parenting which helps families be reflective on their attachment style with their children and within themselves. She was born and raised in Gallup, NM and majority of her family continues to live in Gallup. Clarissa has two nephews and one niece that she absolutely adores and loves watching them grow. Clarissa has a daughter, Rylee. Rylee is five years old and was diagnosed with Autism when she was two years old. Being able to learn through her lens of life has given Clarissa so much perspective, patience and kindness for kids who need that extra knowledge. Clarissa wants to be able to share this with any family she encounters and hope she can make a small change in their lives.