Lorelie has a master’s degree in clinical psychology and over nine years of clinical work experience in the mental health field and has served as a designated mental health professional [D.M.H.P.] in Lewis County. She has had five years of combined experience in teaching and guidance counseling for elementary, high school, and college students. Lorelie is a certified ethnic minority mental health specialist for the Filipino and Filipino-American populations and speaks Tagalog (Filipino dialect). She is also a certified Deafness Mental Health Specialist, proficient in Filipino and American Sign Languages and currently works at Deaf Services Program, Sound Mental Health, in Seattle, WA.