Jacqueline Trombley, LCSW-C
I chose a career in this field because I had to. I found myself turning towards the suffering to help so often that if this wasn't my job, I would be starving on the street somewhere.
I supervise because early in my career, I realized the importance of professional support, or rather, how destructive the lack of it is. In mental health, they throw you unceremoniously in the deep end without much preamble. Providing supervision is not only my way of addressing this but a way of supporting those other people who have, as I have, chosen to do a thankless but important job.
My hope for new professionals can best be explained by one of my favorite quotes: "It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat." - Theodore Roosevelt
WORDS I LIVE BY:
"Success is not final, failure is not fatal: It's the courage to continue that counts." - Winston Churchill
Year of Licensure: 2015
Meets State Requirements
- University of Maryland: BA, MSW
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