Our Team

Daniel Anselmi

MA, LMFT

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Population Focus

Men, Women, Adolescents, Young Adults, Middle Age Adults, Older Adults, Parents, Mixed Race, African-American, Latino/a/Hispanic, Southeast Asian, Asian/Pacific Islander, Arab/Middle Eastern, Atheist/Agnostic, Spiritual, Working Class, White Collar

Therapeutic Orientation

  • DBT
  • Existential Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strength-Based

Wendy Cardone

MS, LMFT, Clinical Supervisor

MFC 39263

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Population Focus

I feel so fortunate to be in the field of counseling. I started out in the business world but once I was able, I began my journey to become a psychotherapist. I have been in the field for nearly 20 years and have so many wonderful experiences in those years. I worked seven years in an inpatient psychiatric facility. I also worked in a hospice setting for several years, and juvenile justice for a couple of years. During my career, I have led groups in a partial hospitalization and Intensive Outpatient Programs as a manager, counselor and group leader. During all of these years, I continued to have my private practice and have supervised many interns and trainees over the years.
I am very eclectic when it comes to choosing one theoretical modality as our client population is very diverse. I do come from a developmental orientation with the belief that our environment will either greatly enhance or greatly diminish are ability to live a good, happy, and well-adjusted life. At times, CBT might be the best treatment, other times DBT, Systems Therapy, Gottman, Narrative therapy, EFT, Object Relations, etc., depending upon what the client presents and what would best suit the client.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • CBT
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Strength-Based
  • Solution-Focused
  • Systems Therapy
  • Certified Addiction Specialist

Karissa Collins

MS, AMFT

88089

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Population Focus

children 3 and up, teens.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • CBT
  • Humanistic
  • Psychodynamic

Tanya Desloover

LMFT, Clinical Supervisor, CADC-II

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Population Focus

Tanya Desloover is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist who is passionate about helping clients and their families recover from the traumatic consequences of addiction, which she has been doing for the past 15 years. She recognizes the need to identify and treat the co-occurring disorders, such as anxiety, depression, codependency, trauma, grieving, and life transitioning, which accompany addiction. With compassion and understanding, she provides support and practical feedback to help clients build on their strengths to effectively address personal life challenges and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing. She offers a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. As Director of Clinical Services at a Southern California treatment facility for the past 15 years, she realizes the need for support for the entire family before, during, and following treatment.

Substance Use Disorders, Family Codependency, EMDR/Trauma Therapy

Therapeutic Orientation

  • EMDR

Mariam Harris

PHD, LMFT

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Kristen Jensen

MA, AMFT

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Population Focus

Adolescent Girls, Parents and caregivers of loved ones with special needs.

Alison Johnson

MS, LMFT, Clinical Supervisor, ASL

49185

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Population Focus

all ages, d/hh, LDS, children with special needs

Therapeutic Orientation

  • CBT
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Structural Family Therapy

Chad M. Marvosh

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

104816

Population Focus

Couples, Families, Adults, Adolescence, LGBTQ (Adult, Adolescence, Parents, Religious).

I graduated from National University with a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. I completed my practicum at High Tech Middle School North County in Vista, CA., where I was a Counselor who provided psychotherapy for adolescents and their families.

My theoretical approach is rooted in existential therapy and Gestalt therapy; however, I believe that an integrated approach to therapy is a valuable tool in helping my clients gain a balanced perspective on the life issues they are facing. I also believe humor is a valuable tool in counseling. If a client desires, I will incorporate spirituality into the therapy I provide.

I view therapy as a collaborative, sharing experience and seek to help my clients feel safe, comfortable, and truly understood.

I look forward to working with you on your mental health journey.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Experiential
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Parent Education
  • Play Therapy
  • Sand Tray Therapy

Jacob Moon, MS, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

107921

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Population Focus

Welcome to Therapy! If you are dealing with Anxiety, Depression, Grief and Loss, Sexual Trauma, or PTSD then I can help. If you are looking to explore more about feelings that are overwhelming you or you find yourself unable to enjoy life the way you want, then it is time to talk about it in a safe space. I work with a trauma informed lens and my priority is to make sure that you find strength and support in and out of session.

My approach is multimodal however my roots are based in existential and humanistic therapy. While these theories are my foundation, I understand that each individual is unique and so I take an integrative and personalized approach to find the right balance for you.

I believe that therapy is a place where you can feel safe, understood, and empowered. Whatever it is that you are having trouble with, my therapy room is the place where you can feel safe to talk about it. The time is now and you deserve it!

Therapeutic Orientation

  • CBT
  • Existential Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Psychodynamic

Duyen Nguyen

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

102753

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Population Focus

Trauma, life transition, depression, anxiety, VOC, domestic violence, dating violence, bullying

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Adlerian
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Attachment
  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Harm Reduction
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Strength-Based

Lorraine Ramirez

M.A., LMFT

86592

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Population Focus

children 3 and up, teens. young adults, adults (18-65), families

Therapeutic Orientation

  • CBT
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)

Laura Ratsch

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

104627

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Population Focus

Individuals
Couples
Substance Use Disorders
Eating Disorders
Self-Harm

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Attachment
  • CBT
  • DBT
  • Family Systems
  • Harm Reduction
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Postmodern Therapies
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy

Alexa Rodell

ASW

68128

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Population Focus

Adults, male or female, all sexualities welcome.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • EMDR
  • Jungian
  • Psychodynamic

Sara Schoenhorn

MS, MSW, Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

ASW #74387

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Therapeutic Orientation

  • Attachment
  • CBT
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Somatic Experiencing Techniques
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)

Jodie Shea

AMFT

94726

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Population Focus

I am a Marriage and Family Therapy Associate (#94726) under the supervision of Alison Johnson (LMFT #49185). I strongly believe in giving my clients the best opportunity to succeed. This involves offering caring support while offering you the chance to go deeper when appropriate. Sessions with me often review active ways to change our current situation and exploring the roots of our presenting issues. My passion is for working with romantic relationships. My ideal clients would be an individual or couple struggling with any type of relationship issues including both emotional (ex: loss of attraction, irritability with partner) and physical (ex: pain during sex, erectile dysfunction) presentations. Other passions include working with those who are dealing with trauma or wanting to understand the different "parts" of themselves. Finally, I am LGBTQIA+ and kink/alternative lifestyle friendly.

I identify with multiple styles of therapy but most closely relate to systems and psychoanalytic theories. I have training and experience in Gottman Method Couples Therapy, Couples and Sex Therapy through American Association of Couples and Sex Therapy, and Internal Family Systems. I am knowledgeable on many Asian (especially South Korean) and Latino cultures.

Feel free to visit my website at jodiesheamft.com.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Attachment
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Psychodynamic
  • Sex Therapy

Michele Stamper

MS, AMFT

92724

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Population Focus

children 5 and up, teens. young adults, adults (18-65), families, couples, LGBTQ

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Attachment
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Psychodynamic
  • Sand Tray Therapy

Anita Tenzera

MA, AMFT

103149

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Population Focus

Couples, Individuals, Families

Therapeutic Orientation

  • CBT
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy


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