Team

Eddie Alvo

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

125795

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Population Focus

Addiction, cooccurring disorder, Bipolar, Depression, Anxiety, Relationship/couples therapy, adolescent issues, and life adjustments

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Certified Addiction Specialist
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Education
  • Family Systems
  • Harm Reduction
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychoeducation
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Solution-Focused

Christina Co

LMFT; LPCC

122357; 9778

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Population Focus

Hi there! I’m so glad you’re here. Life can be overwhelming at times with its many changes, challenges or stressors. Perhaps this is leaving you paralyzed and cut off or flooded with fear, grief, and confusion. You don’t have to navigate it alone. I want you to be able to feel more connected to yourself and others, resolve past hurts that may be holding you back and approach life with confidence and vitality.

In doing this, I can offer a space in which you can feel believed in, accepted and supported. I ultimately hope that in joining you in your journey I can help you improve your self-awareness, challenge any self defeating thought patterns and learn new tools that work best for you.

You have everything you need to heal and grow within you. Together let us see how we can tap into that and nurture the power that exists inside of you.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Attachment
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • EMDR
  • Family Systems
  • Humanistic

Léah Ferreira

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

128659

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Therapeutic Orientation

  • Attachment
  • Brief Strategic Family Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive/Multicultural Therapy
  • EMDR
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Family Systems
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Affirmative Therapy
  • Harm Reduction
  • Health at Every Size
  • Humanistic
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Psychoeducation
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
  • Solution-Focused
  • Systems Therapy

Gisell Gomez

Associate Clinical Social Worker

97739

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Population Focus

I strive to implement a therapeutic approach where I foster a safe space for those in need of mental health support and focus on a strength-based approach. I have experience working with high acuity needs, domestic violence, family instability, complex trauma, self esteem, interpersonal issues, working through relationship dynamics. I believe that therapy is not a one-size-fits-all approach and I strive to tailor a therapeutic approach to each individual’s needs in treatment. Therapy is not a sprint, but an ongoing process where the individual works to learn the necessary coping mechanisms to help them manage the everyday stressors of life more effectively.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Culturally Sensitive/Multicultural Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Strength-Based

Kim Goodman

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

25275

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Population Focus

I enjoy working with all people, however the majority of my experience includes working with transitional age youth and above. I have worked in the world of non-profits serving those living with mental illness, people with disabilities living in public housing, women with cancer, their partners and caregivers, in college counseling centers, in LGBTQQIA communities, and with adults in an academic setting. I have conducted psychiatric evaluations for asylum seekers and mind-body-spirit groups for professionals experiencing work-place and life stress.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Career Counseling
  • Culturally Sensitive/Multicultural Therapy
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Affirmative Therapy
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychoeducation
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Solution-Focused

Sean Gray

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

129903

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Population Focus

First, I would like to congratulate and celebrate you for your bravery. Seeking assistance when faced with stressors or difficulties is a sign of strength. I aim to guide you through the process as we explore ways to focus on those strengths that you possess and allow you to feel empowered to live your best life as your authentic self.

I believe in the power of gratitude, perspective, and self-awareness. Your uniqueness and lived experiences can be powerful sources of growth and resilience in the therapeutic process and beyond.

My past experiences as a paramedic, working at a substance use treatment facility, and providing therapy to at-risk youth and adults in a community mental health setting have provided me with valuable insight that I can rely on as we collaborate together.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Career Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Education
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Harm Reduction
  • Humanistic
  • Inegrative
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychoeducation
  • Strength-Based
  • Solution-Focused

Dena Horne

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

123308

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Population Focus

As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I will provide a warm, compassionate and safe environment to explore what is going on in your life. I am experienced in working with adults, couples and families facing a wide variety of challenges. I often work with clients experiencing relationship issues, depression, anxiety, grief and loss, parenting, trauma and substance use.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt Therapy

Jaclyn Hulsey

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist; Clinical Supervisor

107861

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My theoretical approach is Psychodynamic and I also utilize Dialectical Behavior Therapy in my practice. I tailor interventions to meet my clients where they are and believe that therapy should be a collaborative experience.

I am passionate about working with adults who are struggling with low self-esteem, poor body-image, experiencing depression and anxiety, relationship issues, women's issues, and people who want to better learn to communicate their feelings, wants and needs.

I am an LGBTQIA+ affirming therapist and have personal experience with Military families. I am also Gottman Level 2 trained.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Culturally Sensitive/Multicultural Therapy
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Psychodynamic

Alison Johnson

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist; Clinical Supervisor

MFT 49185

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Population Focus

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

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Structural Family Therapy

Jamie Mantell

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist; Psy.D

47526

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Population Focus

Jamie has worked for non-profits for over 20 years working with agencies, as well as her private practice in Huntington Beach, California. Bullying is a special area of interest to Jamie, as she has seen and worked with many young people who have been bullied, as well as those who have bullied, through the years. In working with teens and children, Jamie has helped several learn new skills to cope with bullies, and with the bullies to stop their negative behaviors, and their parents to help their children survive and protect them. Jamie’s agencies have included foster care agencies, out-patient mental health, probation department, and group homes working with both teen boys and girls, and their families.

Since recently working with adults in a psychiatric, partial-hospital setting, and doing research for her doctorate program, Jamie became interested, and wanted to help patients suffering from mental illness, such as chronic and persistent mental illness, such as schizophrenia, severe depression, bipolar disorder, and including substance abuse addiction, by focusing on how mental, emotional, and social factors affect a person's physical well-being. Jamie has had the opportunity to continue working with adults diagnosed with chronic and persistent mental illness in addition to substance use disorders at D’Amore Healthcare to assist patients in improving their insight, judgment, and symptom awareness to help prevent long-term hospitalization and transition them to a less structured environment.

Chad Marvosh

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

104816

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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

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Experiential
  • Family Systems
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Psychoeducation

Nancy Nguyen

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist; PhD Counselor Education and Supervision

87599

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I specialize in working with culturally diverse children, couples and their families on various psychological concerns and enhancement of relationships. I specialize and train others in evidenced based practices including, Functional Family Therapy (FFT), Integrative Treatment of Complex Trauma (ITCT), and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). My specialty is Vietnamese American children, couples, and their families as I am bilingual, currently develop evidence-based treatment, teach future counselors as a professor, and conduct research on innovative approaches. Telehealth online via secure HIPAA platform.
I have extensive training in play/art-based approaches and can aid with mental health concerns in a fun and creative way. I specialize in working with couples and families, using a systemic and holistic approach to aid with improving/enhancing relationships by tailoring different treatment modalities to fit needs.
I have my PhD in Counselor Education & Supervision teach counselors in training, train/present/learn at professional conferences, and conduct research. This aids me in ensuring that the treatment provided is the most updated and cutting-edge in the field.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Attachment
  • Brief Strategic Family Therapy
  • Career Counseling
  • Culturally Sensitive/Multicultural Therapy
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Existential Therapy
  • Family Education
  • Family Systems
  • Feminist Therapy
  • Functional Family Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Affirmative Therapy
  • Gottman Method Couples Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Imago Therapy
  • Inegrative
  • Integrative Behavioral Couples Therapy
  • Internal Family Systems
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoeducation
  • Sand Tray Therapy
  • Structural Family Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
  • Solution-Focused
  • Systems Therapy

Ashley Parrella

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

132940

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Population Focus

I believe therapy to be an important relationship, in which you feel heard, understood, and safe, while also being open to new challenges for growth. My goal as your therapist is to work with you collaboratively to foster an approachable catalyst for change.

I graduated from National University with my Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology and an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy. I completed my practicum at High Tech High school in San Marcos, CA, where I counseled adolescents and their families with a collaborative and empathic approach. It was during my yearlong practicum I found a passion for working with the adolescent population.

After graduating from National University, I spent the last two years at a county-contracted outpatient mental health clinic treating adults with a wide array of mental health disorders and chronic mental illness. In addition, I have experience in substance use/abuse disorders.

I look forward to working with you on your journey of growth and healing.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Emotionally Focused Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
  • Solution-Focused

Hillary Phoenix-Beck

Ph.D. Candidate, LMFT, ATR-BC

LMFT 122696; ATR-BC 20-213

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Welcome to my profile! My name is Hillary and I am a Board-Certified Art Therapist, a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and a Ph.D. Candidate in Art Therapy Psychology.

I am currently studying to become Certified in Perinatal Mental Health to help parents through the emotional twists and turns of pregnancy and support them in navigating postpartum.

My work experience for over 5 years has been with at-risk teens and their families. Working in residential treatment as well as with adoption and foster youth, I hold a significant amount of experience in addiction, self-harm, suicidal ideation, depression, school/life stress, Trauma, PTSD, identity exploration, and anxiety.

Using a culturally humble approach I believe that the process of making art, tapping into your creativity, and play can encourage developing deeper insight and understanding of what has brought you here.

Striving to meet you where you are emotionally, spiritually, mentally, and physically, my approach to therapy is strength-based and person-centered. I am trained and familiar with a multitude of therapy modalities to help guide you on your journey including; CBT, Trauma-Focused CBT, DBT, Family Systems. My goal is to assist you in building a toolbox of skills to support you in your healing process long after therapy has come to an end.

I aspire to work collaboratively with you to understand your intersecting identities, culture, and values. To build on your strengths as an individual and support your personal growth and healing process.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Family Systems
  • Harm Reduction
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Narrative
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychoeducation
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
  • Solution-Focused
  • Systems Therapy

Louise Polzel

Licensed Clinical Social Worker; Clinical Supervisor

94670

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Therapeutic Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • EMDR
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Harm Reduction
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Narrative
  • Positive Psychology
  • Psychodynamic
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Strength-Based
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
  • Solution-Focused

Ann Porter

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

122487

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Therapeutic Orientation

  • Attachment
  • Brief Strategic Family Therapy
  • Career Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Family Education
  • Family Systems
  • Functional Family Therapy
  • Imago Therapy
  • Jungian
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Parent-Child Interaction Therapy
  • Parent Education
  • Play Therapy
  • Positive Psychology
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Solution-Focused
  • Systems Therapy

Lily Sakhan

Associate Marriage & Family Therapist

106943

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My training and experiences as a therapist have taught me the importance of facilitating the client's growth. I provide a safe and supportive environment for the client to learn about him or herself, manage distress, reframe experiences, and practice coping strategies for life's many challenges. I use CBT in my practice to teach clients how to manage their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. I also use psychoeducation to teach clients about communication, verbalizing their wishes and goals, and challenge them to grow. In my spare time, I love running on the beach and reading novels under my beach umbrella.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)

Riley Stuart

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist; Clinical Supervisor

92395

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Population Focus

Adults, LGBTQ*,

As a therapist, I am committed to the well-being of all my clients and use a variety of techniques and experiences including CBT, Solution Focused, Client Centered, and Gestalt to assist in each individual's growth. I strongly believe in finding a therapist that works for you because if you are unable to be open to your therapist or the therapeutic process it will not be successful. ​My primary focus is working with adults (both in and out of the LGBTQ* community) with issues regarding anxiety, depression, codependency, self esteem, and acceptance.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Affirmative Therapy
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Positive Psychology
  • Transgender/Gender Non-Confirming Affirmative Therapy
  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT)
  • Solution-Focused

Stacie Subia

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

131883

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Population Focus

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and graduated from California State University, San Bernardino. My experience includes working with adults, teens, children, and their families. Additionally, I taught undergraduates for 3 years in research methods and social/personal adjustment. I have served those experiencing severe depression and anxiety, OCD, psychosis, personality disorders, trauma, bipolar disorder, and many more.

As a therapist, I value working collaboratively and will gently work with you to take action towards the growth that you are seeking. My approach is warm, direct, humorous, patient, and encouraging. I look forward to meeting with you to help you towards a more peaceful and balanced life.

Therapeutic Orientation

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT)
  • Existential Therapy
  • Gestalt Therapy
  • Humanistic
  • Mindfulness/Meditation
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychodynamic
  • Strength-Based
  • Solution-Focused


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