Staff Meeting

Real People... Creating Real Change

We view relationships as an important factor in psychological health. It is our belief that, regardless of the origin of the problem, and regardless of whether the clients consider it an “individual” or “family” issue, involving intimate partners in solutions is often beneficial.

We have a desire to make life better for people, an insatiable curiosity about human behavior, and the opportunity to understand ourselves by listening to and analyzing the thoughts and actions of others.

We enjoy time with people, feel energized by emotional exchanges, and are interested in people’s backgrounds. Furthermore, we are fascinated with human behavior and question what makes people tick.

Our therapeutic philosophies recognize the influence of circular causality on behavior and in maintaining negative patterns of interaction and communication. This is exemplified in how relationship pressures create stress which often leads to problems at home, school, or at work.

Meet Your Support  Team

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Pristine

CLIENT SCHEDULING & SUPPORT

I am a fervent advocate for self-development, and I strive to achieve it constantly. I'm in the process of gaining my Masters Clinical Pharmacy.

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Bethany

CLIENT SCHEDULING & SUPPORT

Hello! I am an avid learner, always finding ways to enhance my skills and grow as a whole person. 

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Maggie

LICENSED CLINICAL ASSOCIATE

A medical diagnosis can impact relationships and family systems in unexpected ways. I work with clients and their loved ones. My belief is that mental health is health. I am a narrative therapist with a background and education in medical family therapy. I work with clients that have been diagnosed with severe or terminal medical conditions.

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MARLENE

LICENSED CLINICAL ASSOCIATE

My name is Marlene Schoenhofen. I am associate licensed clinical social worker. (ACSW). I specialize in depression, anxiety, and childhood disorders in children, teens, and adolescents.

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Felicia

LICENSED CLINICAL ASSOCIATE

My educational and professional background has afforded me the experience of working with a vast array of clientele and has allowed me to recognize the importance of flexibility and adaptability as a therapist.

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Daniel

LICENSED CLINICAL ASSOCIATE

I fervently believe in, and am committed to, the idea that healing occurs in the context of genuine connection.I have experience working with individuals living through grief and/or end-of-life challenges, and pride myself in creating a calming.

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Unesha

LICENSED CLINICAL ASSOCIATE

I am a Black female who was born in Belize and raised in Los Angeles, Ca. I graduated from California State Dominguez Hills BA in Human Services and Pacific Oaks College MA in Marriage & Family Therapy.

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Veronica 

MFT CLINICAL ASSOCIATE

Hi!!! I'm Veronica Sanchez, MA and I enjoy helping individuals turn trauma into triumph. I have an eclectic approach to my work with individuals. I utilize a customized approach to support each client's unique challenges and barriers. 

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Miles Hall

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

As a clinical supervisor, my approach is one of inclusion, proactivity and accountability. I am highly creative and experiential in my approach to joining with clients. I enjoy discussing vignettes, scenarios, case studies, role-plays and treatment planning.

I enjoy looking towards the future and potential solutions that help clients both repair past hurt and build a solid foundation for positive interactions in the future.

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Peter Benson

CLINICAL SUPERVISOR

I am dedicated to serving individuals, couples and families. I have found a passion for helping couples create an empowered/committed relationship and/ or heal from betrayal. As individuals, we deal with a variety of complex issues. I provide a safe place to explore the roots of these problems while offering a plethora of tools.

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