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. Estelle Toby Goldstein


When you need your own personal, private doctor, I will do whatever it takes to treat you right. Although I've had more training and experience than you would think one person can have in a lifetime, I believe in a balanced, whole body approach to patient care. Yes, you can say it is the type of old-fashioned care you can’t get anywhere else. Read More

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Licensed Psychologists

Dr. Eddy Chen


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


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. Vanui Giltaji


My approach is rooted in the belief that healing and positive change are possible in a nurturing therapeutic environment. I specialize in working with individuals to overcome depression, anxiety, and stress in an integrative and holistic manner. Utilizing a variety of techniques, I am able to create an individualized experience designed to tap into the unique internal resources of each client. I incorporate mindfulness and meditative practices into my work with families, couples, and individuals. My goal is to help clients achieve a life rich with joy and fulfillment. Read More

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Dr. Ray Hwang


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. Kaitlyn Kuo


“Good relationships keep us happier and healthier.” The conclusion of 75 year-long Harvard study has revealed the secret to living a happy life. I believe everyone, if given a warm, supportive, and secure space, can discover their inner-self and learn to appreciate who they genuinely are, which leads to improved relationships. Read More

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Dr. Jennifer Pruitt


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. Jennifer D. Stinson


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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Licensed Therapists

Kristine Adamian


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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Diane Anderson


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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Cristina Aviles


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


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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Cristina Castrillon


I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I provide counseling services in both English and Spanish. I’ve worked in an array of settings from community counseling to psychiatric hospital settings. My approach is meeting the patient where they are and using an eclectic theoretical approach to work with what they need. We are all looking to obtain clarity and a sense of happiness and peace. Read More

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Candace Colliflower


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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Theresa Collins


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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Nanette Paula Fine


I am a very seasoned therapist with over 20 years professional and lived experience. I am a non-judgmental emphatic therapist. My goal is for clients to access their strengths, reach goals, and overcome life's many challenges. I am very optimistic and believe clients can live a healthy and happy life by accessing their strengths and accepting who they are. Read More

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Elaine Gaston


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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Catherine Gruman


I received a Masters 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 and a member of CAMFT (California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists). Read More

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Jenni Hasenstaub


My approach is based on a balance between acceptance and change. It is my belief that, at out core, we are all basically fine just as we are, but that we often have thoughts and actions that don’t serve us. Trauma (both large and small), past relationship difficulties, and difficult childhoods can all contribute to the development of thinking and behavioral patterns that make it difficult to thrive, and can lower our resilience to life. Together we will explore what needs updating, while working on increasing self-acceptance and self-compassion. Read More

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Martin Hemsley


After successfully pursuing a couple of different careers, it became increasingly clear to me that my passion and strongest area of gifting lay in the area of counseling. So back to graduate school I went. My experiences have led me to the conviction that it is never too late to make the changes that can lead to a more fulfilling and enjoyable life.Read More

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Tamara Hyde


In today’s world, all of us - no matter what age - face challenges on a daily basis. Children, adolescents, and young adults who are going through difficult times or life transitions may show signs of sadness, anxiety, avoidance, anger, isolation, low self-esteem, or mood swings. Sometimes we all have a hard time identifying and expressing our feelings or asking for help. As a result, we can struggle in our relationships with family, friends, significant others, and in academic/work settings.Read More

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Susan Kehoe-Jergens


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


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


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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Emily Liwanag


It can be overwhelming as a parent when your child is experiencing emotional and behavioral concerns. My focus in my practice is working with children, families, and adolescents on a variety of difficult topics. My areas of expertise with children include neglect, divorce, trauma, aggressive outbursts, anxiety, grief and loss, and abuse. Read More

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Irma Lopez


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


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,


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


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


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


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


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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Sarah Palacio


You do not have to suffer alone. I understand that it takes a great deal of courage to reach out and seek guidance during a very difficult and challenging time in your life. As a therapist, I am guided by the importance of addressing each client as a whole and unique person. Read More

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Cecilia Penailillo


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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Patricia Pereira


As a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, I have over 12 years experience helping others understand their actions and feelings and help them change if that is what they hope for. My approach is to join you in your struggles and empower you to reach your full potential. Read More

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Stephanie Price-Ling


I have a very natural approach to providing clinical services and am simply here to help you navigate through whatever challenges may be in your way. I believe in providing a very authentic experience where you can feel safe and open to the idea of self-discovery and awareness. Read More

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Lilly Renn


I In my work with children, I have found that they have a remarkable propensity to heal if provided a safe place to express thoughts and feelings. Children seem to have a raw sense of spontaneity and creativity and this can lead to finding solutions to struggles and issues that are unique. Read More

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Ada Reveles


“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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Jennifer Rizk


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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Evelyn Rodriguez


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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Hilda Saliba


I am a bilingual (English/Armenian) Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. I have worked in an array of settings from school principal, community mental health, and volunteering in non-profit organizations. Read More

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Elena Sanchez


At some point in our lives, we could all use support to deal with feelings, people or issues. I believe therapy is a very helpful tool that can teach skills in a variety of ways such as healing from trauma, rebuilding relationships and changing negative patterns. It is my role as a therapist to provide an environment where you are comfortable setting goals that best suit your needs and work collaboratively to achieve them. I have worked extensively with children, adolescents, and families... Read More

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Carla H. Sentance


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, RPT (Play Therapist), PPSC

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


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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Tammy Turk


Because the trust between a therapist and client is imperative to the healing process, it is important to me that my clients feel safe in a non-judgmental environment. Read More

Peggy Wang


I graduated from California State University of Los Angeles with a Master’s degree in counseling in 1994, with the emphasis on marriage, family and child. I am a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the California Board of Behaviroal Science and an active member of the California Association of Marraige and Family Therapists.Read More

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Atsie Yasutake


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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Associate Therapists

Hannah Alderete

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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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Adriana Avila

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

I graduated from the University of La Verne in 2013 with an M.S, and I have been doing work in the mental health field since 2010. My experience started at Project Sister where I assisted survivors of sexual abuse. I have also obtained experience through community mental health at Foothill Family where I had the opportunity to help those with substance use, PTSD, depression, anxiety, parenting skills, grandparents, transgender youth, foster youth, probation youth, self-harm behaviors, disruptive behaviors, and children and adolescents in the school and home setting. Read More

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Victoria Carrillo

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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.Read More

Nadja Catano

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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

Kimberly Farley

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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

Christine E.R. Harvell

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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

David Ixtlahuac

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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

Jillian Luz

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Clinical Art Therapist

I am passionate about integrating visual art-making with traditional talk psychotherapy to encourage and support self-reflection, healing, and growth. Previous art experience is absolutely unnecessary to benefit from the therapeutic power that producing art inspires and nurtures. The process of making art supports tapping into deeper unconscious parts of the psyche, supporting opportunities for insight and self-awareness. Art therapy is not limited to children and adolescents, adults, and couples benefit greatly from this treatment modality. Read More

Megan McGrath

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Feeling stuck in a job? In a relationship? In your own life? Are there things bothering you but you have found that it is hard to put your thoughts into words, or find someone to talk to? I help individuals, couples, and families address issues related to relationships, depression, anxiety, anger, addiction, stressful or traumatic events and work toward their goals of becoming healthier, happier, and enjoying a more fulfilling life. Read More

Alexis Rosen

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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


Virginia Arias


Virginia has joined the Soultenders group in 2011. She handles any questions you may have regarding setting up appointments, insurance questions, and most of the administrative duties.Read More