Be the light
that helps others see...

Dr. Wendy Ludecke Selevitch

Ph.D., LMFT Owner/Director


I graduated from Pacifica Graduate Institute with a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. I am a member of CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists), CPA (California Psychological Association) and the APA (American Psychological Association). I am a Licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY 22818) with the State Board of Psychology and a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (License Number MFC 38430) with the California State Board of Behavioral Sciences. Read More

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Dr. Eric Kung

PsyD


I completed my Bachelor’s in Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master’s in Psychology at California Polytechnic University, Pomona. I completed my Doctorate of Psychology at California School of Professional Psychology. I am licensed by the state of California as a Clinical Psychologist (PSY 26241). Read More

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Dr. Jennifer Pruitt

PsyD


I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Southern California and a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Guidance at Louisiana Tech University. I completed my Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology at California School of Professional Psychology. I am a licensed Clinical Psychologist (PSY 24215) with the California State Board of Psychology. I am a member of the American Psychological Association and the Pasadena Mental Health Advisory Committee. Read More

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Dr. Eddy Chen

PsyD


Psychotherapy is journey with companion that does not involved therapist giving direction and advices. The role of the therapist, is to assist the individual rediscover his/her own inner child hidden in the cellar, to revisit the history that once could not be understood, and to regain the sense of vitality and aliveness. I believe solutions to each person’s struggle are dialectic. They are not to be given but can only be achieved through the collaborative relationship in the therapy. Read More

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Dr. Aleyne Eatman

PsyD


My approach to therapy has been: You can’t always control what happens to you, but you can control how you react to it. I work with individuals and families using strength-based approaches to help them realize that they already have the skills that they need to manage and overcome the trials of life. While I specialize in therapy with adolescents and their families, I also work with individuals and families dealing with depression, anxiety, trauma, anger management, difficult transitions, parenting challenges and daily life stressors. Read More

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Dr. Ray Hwang

PsyD


I completed my Bachelor's Degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California, and a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology at Antioch University Los Angeles. I graduated from Antioch University Santa Barbara with a Doctorate of Psychology Degree in Clinical Psychology with emphases on family systems and family forensics. I am a member of the American Psychological Association (APA) and a licensed psychologist (PSY 27910) with the California Board of Psychology. Read More

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Dr. Jennifer D. Stinson

Ph.D.


For me, therapy is a balance of art and science. The science includes understanding research about mental health, human development, and how the brain works. The art is finding creative ways to make use of the research in the context of each new and different therapy experience. For example, as a therapist, I might ask myself, “How can I use my understanding of treatments for anxiety disorders to help this particular person in my office in a way that makes sense in their life right now?” The answer to that question lies in the therapeutic relationship. I take great care to learn about each client’s unique experiences, feelings, beliefs, values and goals. Read More

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Diane Anderson

LCSW


My approach always begins with nonjudgmental and patient listening and I am thrilled to be a part of the family here. As a licensed clinical social worker, I bring years of experience as an expert in cognitive behavior, attachment theory, and psycho-dynamic psychotherapy to the practice. Read More

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Kristine Adamian

LCSW


I am a bilingual therapist, fluent in Armenian in addition to English, with over 7 years of experience helping individuals, couples, and families with a variety of needs and concerns. I specialize in tailoring the treatment to your specific and unique needs; understanding that each person is different and, as a result, their way of coping with issues is also going to be different. My approach is warm, thoughtful, informative and non-judgmental. Read More

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Cristina Aviles

LMFT


As a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (License Number MFC #99960), I am committed to supporting you by providing a safe space filled with compassion, empathy, and non-judgment. One of the hardest things anyone can do is simply asking for help, therefore, I applaud you already for taking this step toward healing and improving the quality of your life. Read More

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Lizzete Banuelos

LMFT


Open to a directive approach in therapy? I help individuals, families, and couples work through their issues causing depression, anxiety, and relationship impairments with a directive approach in order to heal their emotional scars and find a deeper meaning in their relationships with others. After graduating from Pacific Oaks College and earning a Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy in 2008, I have been a clinician providing therapy for those who have suffered trauma, relationship impairments, disruption in attachment, depression, and anxiety of various populations from 2007 through 2013 at a non-profit organization. Read More

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Theresa Collins

LMFT


In my capacity as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), Certified Addictions Treatment Counselor (CATC-IV), Certified Anger Management Facilitator (CAMF), trained facilitator in Systematic Training for Effective Parenting (STEP) and Professional Consultant/Mediator on the television series "Divorce Court" (4 Seasons), I have acquired an array of therapeutic tools, which I pass along to my clients to help them along their journey of self-discovery, healing and personal growth. Read More

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Kim Dittu

LCSW


I have extensive knowledge in attachment theory and neurobiology, and come from a psychodynamic perspective. I see an array of clients with many different challenges, but typically focus on areas such as strengthening relationships and communication, exploring maladaptive relational patterns, providing parenting support and guidance, confronting damaging behaviors and developing healthier coping strategies, improving affect regulation, and dealing with life transitions and disruptions. Read More

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Elaine Gaston

M.A., LMFT


I am fascinated by human resilience. I have always admired our individual abilities to discover and harness our inner resources of strength in seemingly overwhelming and incapacitating circumstances. I admire the strength and self-awareness evident in the simple act of making a phone call to seek help. As a therapist, I feel honored to be a facilitator for and a witness to these events. I believe my clients are the experts in their own lives and that they have the knowledge and capacity to find their own solutions to their problems and better outcomes for their lives. Read More

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Candace Colliflower

M.A., LMFT


You are unique and have a powerful story to tell. In my many years as a therapist, I have developed the experience and tools necessary to help you understand what’s keeping you stuck and how to find more satisfaction in your life. The trusting bond formed between us is what will make therapy successful. I work with individuals, couples, children and teens to help them make the changes they want in order to have a more fulfilling life. Read More

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Catherine Gruman

M.A., LMFT


Cathy received a Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Appalachian State University, North Carolina. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in North Carolina and California. She is a member of CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists). Read More

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Joseph Herzberg

M.S., LMFT


I believe that we all confront challenges throughout our lives, transitions where we have opportunities to change behaviors that are no longer useful, enrich our relationships, and move away from pain from the past. My goal is to provide a warm, caring, respectful and empathic environment for you to explore and uncover the roots of emotional pain, suffering, and self-defeating behaviors in both your personal and professional relationships. Read More

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Kellie Jarvie

M.A., LMFT


Emotional pain, discomfort and general dissatisfaction are the greatest motivators for change and generally are what lead people to seek psychotherapy. My primary goal is to help you implement change for improved emotional and/or relationship health. I strive to help people uncover what is “not working” in their lives and provide them with tools that will assist them in working through difficult situations. My therapeutic style is relatable and down-to-earth and I believe that a good client-therapist relationship is key to the therapeutic process. Read More

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Susan Kehoe-Jergens

M.A., LMFT


As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, I have been helping people for 17 years. My undergraduate work was completed at Pacific Oaks College and I completed my M.A. at Antioch University. I have continued my education at the C.J. Jung institute specializing in dream analysis and Sand-tray. Read More

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Maureen Leigh

M.S., LMFT


As individuals we all yearn to connect and be part of a relationship. We are products of our families, never learning the necessary tools to be in a healthy relationship. Our blocks prevent us to grow. All relationships are not perfect but if we do not take the time to learn about ourselves, we will go into a relationship less whole than when we were alone. Therapy takes time and having a safe place to allow that process to unfold is just as crucial as the desire to change. Read More

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Kelly Leon

M.A., LMFT


It can get to be a really rough road, sometimes to the point where Yeats’ description becomes a little too apt: things fall apart, the center cannot hold, and mere anarchy is loosed upon the world. When we’re faced with times like these, whether they seem to hit us out of nowhere or move in quietly like a fog, going at it alone can be challenging, to put it mildly. Read More

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Irma Lopez

M.S., LMFT


Each of us has a story of something we have been through and how it has impacted our lives. Throughout our journey, we experience some of life’s difficult moments, which can affect our relationships and quality of life. I invite you to share your story with me. I have a gentle and patient approach. I will work with you at your speed, so that we learn together what your purpose in seeking therapy is and what you would like to learn or heal from. Read More

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Carolina Miranda

LCSW


The challenges that can come with day-to-day stressors, or feelings of being overwhelmed can be hard to manage on your own. Whether you are coping with a recent loss, past traumas, or depression and anxiety, seeking support and guidance from a licensed psychotherapist can be helpful. I am a firm believer in the Whole Person Wellness. Empowering an individual to find not only self-awareness, but also find a voice to create balance and satisfaction in one’s life. My goal is to collaboratively explore issues surrounding one’s emotional well being and look at supportive measures such as physical and emotional health.Read More

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Diana Navarro,

M.A., LMFT


I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I received my Bachelor in Psychology from California State University in San Bernardino and my Master in Counseling Psychology and Marriage and Family Therapy from Argosy University.Read More

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Houman "Nick" Nikgohar

LMFT


I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who believes that the connection between therapist and client is the key to successful outcomes. I work in collaboration with my client’s to create meaningful goals. Therapy may be difficult or may bring up uncomfortable feelings for some clients. For this reason, I conduct therapy in a caring, supportive, and nonjudgmental way. My approach is to work with clients in a supportive fashion and to encourage clients to challenge themselves to achieve their goals in a safe environment. Read More

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Zoe Ogulnick

LMFT


In my opinion, there is nothing more powerful than authentic human connection. The connection built between therapist and client has the ability to foster immense change and growth. As a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist I feel truly honored to be trusted with this responsibility and want nothing more than to create a safe space for my clients to share their stories.Read More

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Christina Olivera

LMFT


We all yearn to feel heard, safe and supported as we journey through life. I invite you into this space where together we can explore life’s challenges, discover your strengths and feed your passions to pursue a fulfilled life. As individuals, I believe it is important for us to learn from our past, have a hope for the future and be able to live in the present. Therapy can provide a safe space and a timeout from a busy world in order to gain insight and skills to live a life with intention.Read More

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Celia Orozco

LMFT


Each of us has had an experience that leads us to question ourselves: Who we are? What we are doing? What are our life goals? In therapy, we can explore certain challenges of life that may cause anxiety, depression, stress, or any other difficult feeling. I strongly believe that relationships and experiences shape who we are. In therapy, part of the healing process is gaining insight and awareness of how experiences affect us in the here and now. Read More

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Cecilia Penailillo

M.A., LMFT


Cecilia is passionate about her work and a firm believer that inner strength, determination and hope can lead you to grow. As a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Cecilia has worked with individuals, teens/young adults and couples hoping to enhance and strengthen their own potential as well as improving relationships in all areas of life. Cecilia received her MA in Counseling Psychology from Ryokan College and worked for almost 8 years at a Mental Health Non-profit organization in the city of Los Angeles. Read More

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Jennifer Rizk

LMFT


Life can feel overwhelming in the midst of pain and struggle. It can be especially painful when feeling alone, helpless, and without direction. My practice focuses on helping clients find balance, alternative solutions, and a new direction to a more peaceful and fulfilling life. Read More

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Ada Reveles

LMFT


“Sometimes when things are falling apart they are actually falling into place” -I believe the process of change is inevitable and learning to navigate thru the path of life can be overwhelming and at times confusing. Therapy is one way of lightening that load; it allows individuals to understand how they feel, think and behave. Which then permits them to reach a level of acceptance and thus develop compassion for their own experiences. This process along with the development of coping skills and enhancement of ones support system promotes an ‘open-door’ for change. Read More

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Evelyn Rodriguez

LMFT


My guiding principle in therapy is to “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” Our life experiences can range from happiness, and success to struggle, hardship and failure. What many generally see as hardship, I see as an opportunity to learn, and even thrive from a difficult experience. A difficult situation is simply the starting point towards improvement. I work towards providing guidance and tools to help achieve self-determined success. Read More

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Carla H. Sentance

M.S., LMFT


I attended UCLA as an undergraduate and obtained a BA in Psychology. After raising a family and working in the financial industry for many years, I made a decision to follow my passion and returned to graduate school to pursue counseling. I received high honors and a MS in Counseling as well as a PPS credential from California State University, Los Angeles. While there, I provided couples counseling and family therapy. Read More

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Lauren Stockly

LCSW


I am a licensed therapist with a passion for supporting youth and their families through the ups and downs of life. I honor the uniqueness of each client and will partner with you to tailor my treatment to their specific needs, goals and strengths. I provide a compassionate, non-judgmental and engaging space for your child/teen to explore their feelings while learning to manage their emotions, behaviors and relationships. Read More

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Karen Tong

M.A., LMFT


There is a deep desire within us to live a fulfilling life and to maintain healthy, satisfying relationships. But all too often life brings along difficult situations that overwhelm us and leave us feeling anxious and depressed. It could be something that had happened in our past that was traumatic for us. Perhaps you have been hurt by a family member, friend, or your spouse, and the emotional pain you feel is very deep. Read More

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Atsie Yasutake

LMFT


My work started many years ago with autistic children and their families, conducting behavioral therapy and providing parent training. Following graduate school, I worked in elementary, middle and high schools, providing substance prevention counseling, as well as mental health individual and group therapy.Read More

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Hannah Alderete

Marriage Family Therapy Intern


I am blown away at how amazing you are. Yes, you. The person reading this. Not only are you taking a courageous step toward healing a painful wound or many, but you’re giving yourself permission to move forward in your life and release all that is holding you back. I am so passionate about this work and about helping you come to a place of wellness and self-acceptance.Read More

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Victoria Carrillo

M.A. Registered Marriage Family Therapy Intern


As your therapist I will help you understand the emotions that you may be dealing with, whether it be loneliness, pain, anger, happiness, fear, or if you are just unsure of your next move. I will work to build a trusting relationship that allows you to begin to reveal more of who you are, what you experience, and what you want. I work to help support the development of greater self-awareness and a clear, healthy, internal sense of what is best for you. Read More

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Nadja Catano

Registered Marriage Family Therapy Intern


As a Registered Marriage and Family Therapy Intern, IMF #70500, under the supervision of Dr. Wendy L. Selevitch, PhD, MFT, PSY22818, MFC #38430, I utilize a client-centered, strengths-based, emotion-focused approach. I bring an awareness of cultural diversity, familiarity with substance abuse and recovery issues, and practical knowledge of early child development and attachment theory. Babies and breastfeeding/chestfeeding are always welcome during counseling sessions. Read More

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Christine E.R. Harvell

Registered Marriage Family Therapy Intern


Knowing, accepting, and maintaining our connection to our true selves is the key to living a life of meaning, passion, freedom, creativity, and true joy. Nurturing and caring for ourselves gives us the strength to live authentically and truly connect with and love others. Read More

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David Ixtlahuac

Registered Marriage Family Therapy Intern


When life becomes overwhelming and stressful, we may experience intense anxiety. This anxiety can cause us to lose meaning and joy in our lives. It can also affect our interpersonal relationships. I am here to help you. Together, we can journey towards a more thriving life, so that you do not feel helpless, or alone. Read More

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Kimberly Farley

Registered Marriage Family Therapy Intern


Helping others is truly an exceptional gift and is ultimately my passion. We all come from diverse backgrounds and have unique experiences and circumstance which can impact mental and emotional development throughout a lifetime. Asking for help is the first step to healing. I love being a part of the healing process and truly enjoy watching individuals grow, become empowered and develop self-awareness. Read More

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Alexis Rosen

Registered Marriage Family Therapy Intern


Over the course of our lives we develop an internalized belief system stemming from our early immediate interactions to broader societal messages that may leave us feeling confused, conflicted or empty. If you are feeling stuck or in need of a place to simply explore, therapy can offer you a safe place to explore the expected to the unexpected parts life has to offer. Read More

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Virginia Arias

Office Manager


Virginia has been with our group since 2011. She has years of experience advocating for patients and therapist in the healthcare industry. Virginia received her Bachelors in Accounting from National University and her Associates in Medical Administration from Platt College.
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