Meet the people that make us who we are today...
M.A , M.F.T
She has been in the field for over 20 years. She has worked as a psycho-therapist, foster care social worker, clinical director, trainer for Los Angeles County Child & Family Services and the Department of Mental Health for parents, social workers and therapists on topics related to adoption & foster care challenges, parenting, impact of pre-adoption trauma, grief/loss, open adoption, attachment challenges and provides support to adult adoptees and foster youth searching for long lost family members, as well as assists in reunion and family reunification.
Devyn is an associate clinical social worker and is a school social worker providing traditional therapeutic services for students with the Los Angeles Unified School District. She specializes in helping adolescents, children and families with issues related to foster and adoption, parent/child relationships, autism, ADHD, depression, anxiety, anger management, obsessive-compulsive disorder, social skills and school consultation. Through a strengths-based approach, Devyn utilizes cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness techniques to help clients understand their own mind-body connection.
M.A , M.F.T
Maureen is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, her practice spans all ages and holds a focus in creative professionals, adoption and trauma work. She earned her Master's in Clinical Psychology with a Child Studies specialization from Antioch University in Los Angeles. She has also worked as a Counselor in both K-8 and high school settings and has worked at the Southern California Counseling Center working with individuals, families and couples. She completed the Family Training Program Certification there, and holds both Trauma Recovery Model and EMDR trauma certifications.
M.A , M.F.T
Cibele helps clients connect their body/inner strengths and their mind/rational strengths to achieve change and personal growth. With kindness, compassion, and mindfulness, she creates a safe and nurturing space where clients feel seen and heard. She has success working with clients with stress, anxiety, depression, cancer recovery, surgical preparation/recovery, family preservation due to divorce or separation, high conflict couples, and chronic illness. Trained in Trauma Release Exercise NeuroAffective, SMART Recovery and Resilience ToolKit. She is fluent in Portugese