Caroline Tremblay M.A., M.S.W. LCSW-S
Caroline Tremblay is Co-Director of JST INSTITUTE. She has over 25 years of rich and diverse experience working with people across the lifespan, from youth to adults and families. She has provided services in crisis intervention centers, medical and psychiatric organizations, EAP companies, school settings as well as in independent practice. Caroline holds master’s degrees in social work and in psychology and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas (license # 60557). She is also a Texas Board-approved Clinical Social Work Supervisor.
Throughout her career, Caroline has been committed to a collaborative, strength-based and trauma-informed practice, utilizing approaches such as Brief Narrative practices, Solution Focused Brief Therapy, , Motivational Interviewing/ coaching, and resilience models. She has experience both as a front-line clinician and in management/ training capacities.
Passionate about promoting social justice, inclusion and respect for people’s competencies and self-determination, she is also involved with ethics work as well as in publishing/ writing. Her book chapter addresses social justice through narrative practices: Duvall, J. & Tremblay, C. (2015). Rosie had wings they could not see: A consultation with Michael White and a woman labelled with a dual diagnosis, in Pare, D. & Audet, C. (Eds.), Social justice and counseling. Routledge/ Taylor-Francis.
In her current professional activities, Caroline works as a heart transplant social worker, operates a solo counseling independent practice, provides clinical supervision toward LCSW licensure and co-directs/ manages JST Institute, a counseling, training & publishing institute providing training & consultation in Time-sensitive and Narrative Practices for individuals, families, professionals, communities and organizations. https://jstinstitute.com
- Licensed Clinical Social Worker in the state of Texas (License # 60557; NPI 1760091367)
- Board-approved Clinical Social Work Supervisor in the State of Texas
- Certified Clinical Transplant Social Worker/ Mechanical Circulatory Support Social Worker
- Certified Advanced Grief Counseling Specialist (CAGCS)
In her spare time, Caroline enjoys gardening, paddle boarding, boating, bicycling, and walking on the beach as well as singing and playing music with friends. She and her partner live on Galveston Island, Texas with their dog Sailor.