Kerry Hoffman (Firmwalt)
Chief Executive OfficerKerry Hoffman (Firmwalt), M.S. L.M.F.T., Chief Executive Officer of SAGE, Service to Achieve Growth and Empower, an agency that provides supported living and independent living services to people with developmental disabilities. Kerry is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She received her B.S. from California Lutheran University and later earned her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and M.S. in Counseling Psychology from California Lutheran University. Kerry has worked with a wide variety of clients, but specializes in the treatment of people with developmental disabilities. Her clinical training includes internships at the Morbrook Institute and Tri-Counties Regional Center. She is able to utilize cognitive behavioral and applied behavioral analysis techniques with adolescents and adults. Kerry has 20 years experience working with people with developmental disabilities. Her prior experiences include working as a Service Coordinator at Tri-Counties Regional Center and holding manager and director positions for other supported living agencies. Additionally, Kerry has worked for over 8 years as a behavioral consultant for residential facilities. Kerry is a licensed member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Kerry is the founder and President of the local non-profit organization, The Santa Effect. Kerry is also a mother to a beautiful 21 year-old girl.