Christi Bell, LCSW

Therapist and Supervisor

Christi Bell comes with over 10 years of experience in research, teaching, supervising, community advocacy and social services. Before obtaining her Master of Social Work with Honors in 2014, Christi was an Executive Director, advocate, and grant manager for a program that supported survivors of sexual assault. After obtaining her MSW and providing services for children and families for six years, Christi became a supervisor, overseeing a team of frontline workers. Christi’s treatment practices have been informed by multiple certifications— such as CANS and Community Resilience Model (CRM). Committed to community involvement, teaching, and leadership, Christi is an Assistant Professor at Loma Linda University, School of Social Work and Social Ecology. Christi’s specialty is providing clinical supervision to pre-licensed social workers, with an expertise in trauma and children and families.


Christi Bell has been providing educational and clinical support to students since 2016. She has been a field liaison and instructor across major Universities and local agencies, including Loma Linda University and California State University, San Bernardino. Christi meets the requirements to be a supervisor as defined by the Board of Behavioral Sciences in California.

  • California State University, San Bernardino, BA Psychology, Honors, 2010
  • California State University, San Bernardino, Master of Social Work, Honors, 2014
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) CA #93884, February 2020
  • Community Resilience Model (CRM) Guide Certified, December 2020
  • Teaching Online Using Quality Learning and Teaching (QLT), June 2020
  • Child Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) Certified Trainer, June 2019
  • Train the Trainer Certification – Child Welfare Development Services, Academy for Professional Excellence: Training series to certify as a Child Welfare CORE Instructor, May 2019
  • Field Instructor Training for Children and Family Services, June 2018
  • Rape Crisis Counselor Certified, September 2008
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