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Desert Bloom LLC was created to educate the public on urgent social issues, offer opportunities for healing to individuals and communities, increase effectiveness of existing support systems and work towards liberation for all people. 

Ricki Bloom is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Unceded Tiwa Territory. She has 15+ years experience working in social services including as a case manager, psycho-social rehab provider, program manager, consultant, individual and group therapist. She creates group curriculum and has provided extensive training to agencies and community members. She utilizes a unique combination of trauma-informed approaches, narrative therapy, harm reduction, experiential learning, intersectionality theory, art, mindfulness and sensory coping skills. She also is a community activist and advocate for social and economic justice.      

                Instagram @rickidesertbloom

  Board Approved Clinical Supervisor & Certified Supervisor for Interns

Offering individual & group supervision from a feminist, harm reduction, abolitionist perspective. MSW interns, LMSW's and LMHC's.  Please contact for more information and current rates.

CURRENT  GROUP  OFFERINGS

 Current CEU Offerings 


Supporting those who Hear Voices, See Visions or have Enhanced Perceptions


Diagnosing, Destigmatizing and Treating Cluster B Personality Disorders


Making Group Therapy a Place to Thrive - Advanced Group Therapy Facilitation


Embracing Harm Reduction in an Abstinence Based System


Lets Talk About Sex- Talking to clients about sex, sexuality, gender and relationship orientation


Away From Punishment-Moving towards healing with marginalized populations.

Individual Therapy


Trauma

Sexual Identity/Gender Identity 

Incarceration History 

Family Reconciliation 

Self Esteem

Psychosis

Relationships

ENM and Polyamory

Co-dependence 

Addiction 

Suicidal Ideation

Anger Management  


PTSD

Substance Use/Process Addictions 

Anxiety/Panic Disorders

Schizophrenia

Borderline Personality Disorder 

Sensory Processing Disorder

Suicidal Ideation/Self Harm

ADHD

Autism

Group Therapy


Mental Health Education

Social Skills/Coping Skills

Healthy Relationships

Healing from Trauma 

Marginalized Gender Support

Harm reduction/MAT Group

Recovery Through Creativity

Mindfulness, Meditation & Somatics

Early Addiction Recovery

Men's Mental Health 


Life Skills

Psycho-education

Peer Support

Experiential Learning

Process Group

Psychotherapy

IOP/PHP

RTC

PSR

Trainings & workshops


Topics Include:


Moving from Punishment to Transformative Healing: 

reducing stigmatization by mental health providers


Documentation for CSW's: 

treatment planning, DAP notes and maximizing billing


De-escalation-How to support people struggling with substance use, mental health and housing instability


De-Escalation, Safety & Abolition- 

for faith communities and ethical businesses


Caring for Yourself when you Care for Others - 

social services &  care work without abandoning self


Re-entering Community - Life after prison, military and high control groups


Understanding Harm Reduction and Recovery Culture


Intro to Group Therapy Facilitation


Mindfulness, somatics and Sensory Tools for MI or SUD

mentorship & consultation  


Mentorship:



Clinical Skills, Psycho-education & Case Staffing 




Consultation:


Being a Provider and Client - Leveraging lived experience with boundaries and authenticity


Program Development for Residential Services


Integrating Experiential Learning and Community Building into Individual/Group Therapy and Residential Programs 


Strengthening your team through consensus building, accountability, transparency and trust


Increasing Case Managers Productivity and Client Advocacy  Skills

CAN YOU HELP ME TO HELP OTHERS?


since july 2023 we've been able to provide 37 individual sessions, 22 group sessions and 4 TRE sessions for FREE!