About Bay Area Trauma Center
Dr. Dedalus Hyde
Dedalus Hyde, MA, Psy.D. is the founder and director of the Bay Area Trauma Center. Dedalus has worked in the mental health care field for the last 30 years, initially as a counselor with abused, abandoned and severely emotionally disturbed adolescents, and later as a Clinical Psychologist specializing in the treatment of trauma, depression, anxiety, and children and families. He founded and directed the Vesta Family Preservation Project, a wraparound program for children at imminent-risk of out-of-home placement at Full Circle Programs in San Rafael, and later served as Director of Community Based Services for Full Circle, overseeing the operations of a school-based program, a community clinic, the wraparound program and a mobile Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Clinic. He was Clinical Director of the Family Institute of Pinole, a nationally recognized training placement specializing in family therapy and trauma treatment, and was a founder of the Family Institute of Richmond, an agency specializing in the treatment of individual, family and community trauma. He is currently a faculty member at the Wright Institute, and provides training and consultation in Trauma Treatment, Family Therapy, Trauma-Focused CBT, EMDR, CBT for Depression and Anxiety, ADHD and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy at several different agencies and training institutes around the SF Bay Area.
CA License: PSY23019
Jamie Townsend, MFA
Jamie (pronouns they/them) is the intake coordinator and office manager
for the Bay Area Trauma
Center. They are a
former house counselor, working
directly with DSS and DMH adolescent clients and families to aid in
and family reunification. They previously worked as the Development
Associate for St. Mary's Center, a full-spectrum nonprofit organization
that provides essential services for at-risk seniors and preschoolers in
Oakland, and they currently provide support for a range of mental
health service providers in the East Bay. They are also a widely
publisher poet and essayist. Jamie is originally from central Massachusetts and
currently lives in West Oakland with their family.
Danielle Ramos is a recent graduate from Dominican University of
California who obtained a Bachelor's of Science in Psychology with
minors in Cognitive Experimental Science and Clinical Counseling
Science. Danielle has always had a passion for helping others and being
an advocate for mental health. Along with her position at Bay Area
Trauma Center as a Neurofeedback Technician, she also works for St.
Vincent's Home for Boys as a Youth Care Worker and works directly with
undocumented minors entering the United States, providing them with
constant care and being a person they can trust to build a bond with
while they enter a new phase in their lives. She works to provide
similar care with the clients she serves here at Bay Area Trauma Center
by being a trustworthy, judgment-free, warm, and welcoming person who
will be there alongside you as you progress through your journey of
Neurofeedback training. A fun fact about Danielle is that she loves
sports and grew up playing many of them which resulted in her having the
amazing opportunity of playing collegiate softball for Dominican
University during her 4 years there.
Ingrid has had a varied project-based career in Management Consulting, Startup and Business Planning, and Event Management. She has traveled around the world with a couple of America's Cup campaigns, relocated Lucasfilm companies to the Presidio and managed high-end art collections for clients. Finally settling down back in her hometown of San Rafael to raise her family, she is happy to provide accounting support to non-profits and clients in all industries. She is excited to be part of the Bay Area Trauma Center team.