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Our Therapists

Our practice has grown to include quite a number of mental health professionals (see list below). Click the help button if you would like us to assist you finding a therapist to meet your needs.

Learn more about our therapists below including direct contact information for each one. 

Anna Izzo, Executive Director                         
Tara Cronin, Supervisor               
Pyar Khatri, Supervisor               
Ethel Mostrel, Supervisor  
Jennifer Ozomaro,
Supervisor 
Katie Powers, Supervisor             
Dimitrios Argyris
Michael Asuncion     
Kitzia Benites Plata                     
Alyssa Bianconi                             
Chi Hang Chan [Simon] 
Suzanne Dito
Ashley Draper
Miranda Furie
Dominique Huddleston
Karen Jasso
Christina Martinez
Gina Mazzetti
Bill Money
Carson Oberst
Marisa Padilla
Lezah Pope
Laura Purpura
La Tisha San Pedro-Lintag
Dario Sarmienta
Marie Tajon-Scott
Janice Tong
Cristhy Trejo
Maryah Villavicencio
Mary Wade         
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Anna Izzo, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #119172
Executive Director

Anna seeks to help people identify and grow their innate strength to overcome life's challenges. She walks with children, teens, and adults as they work through such things as stress, depression, transitions, trauma, conflicts, abuse, infidelity, divorce, school issues, low self esteem, and sexual issues.
 
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Meet Tara

Tara Cronin, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #41682
Supervisor

Tara is one of our supervising therapists. Her information will be available soon. 
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Pyar Khatri, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #102216
Supervisor

Pyar trained with UCSF's Child Trauma Research Program for three years and is now a rostered Child-Parent Psychotherapist. Although her specialty is working with children zero to five years old and their caregivers, she enjoys working with youth of all ages. Pyar is also an experienced Internal Family Systems therapist, supporting adults as they cope with the various hardships of life. Along with therapy, Pyar provides supervision and training to those developing their therapeutic lens. 

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Ethel Mostrel, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #27981
Supervisor

Ethel has over 25 years experience as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She has two Master's degrees, speaks four languages, and has written seven books. Ethel works with individuals, couples, and groups. Her specialties include: family therapy, chemical dependency, cross-cultural psychotherapy psychiatry disorders, the dual-diagnosed and eating disorders. She has training in Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy, Family Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
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Jennifer Ozomaro, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #116013
Supervisor

Jennifer received her Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Francisco and her Bachelor of Arts degree from Sacramento State. She has over seven years of experience working with individuals, couples, families, and youth. Jennifer's specialties include helping others cope with anxiety/depression, understanding complex traumas, and navigating life transitions.
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Katie Powers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #100828
Supervisor

Katie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with 15 years experience working with children and families. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo and her Master of Science in Counseling at California State East Bay. She also received a School Counseling Credential from Brandman University.
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Dimitrios Argyris
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #128442

Dimitrios obtained a Master of Arts degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Health Psychology from Santa Clara University. He has worked with adults and older adults with a wide variety of mental health concerns and with children with special needs, such as autism spectrum disorder, providing behavioral therapy. He also has experience volunteering with adolescents who have underlying chronic medical illnesses providing support in their critical developmental stages.
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Michael Asuncion
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #130883

Michael earned a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco and a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from San Francisco State University. He has experience working with anxiety, relational issues, grief/loss, depression, life transitions, as well as some self-harm and substance use. He also wants to support the unique mental health challenges Asian Americans face, especially within his Filipino-American community.
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Kitzia Benites Plata
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #127821

Kitzia is a graduate of Saint Mary’s College of California with a Master’s in Counseling with a speciality in Marriage and Family Therapy and in School Counseling. She works with children, families, and adults with varied mental health varied mental health diagnoses. Kitzia is bilingual and can conduct assessments and therapy in Spanish. 
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Alyssa Bianconi
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #107481

Alyssa received her Masters of Science degree, and Geriatric certificate from Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont. She has worked with people experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, loss, grief, LGBT related issues, drug and alcohol problems, socializing, self-esteem problems, relationship challenges, couples communication, parenting skills, intimacy issues, play therapy, family challenges, children ages 0-5, and sexual response problems. 
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Chi Hang Chan (goes by Simon)
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #131358

Simon graduated with a M.A. in psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University in 2015. Simon has a passion for working with young adults and adults to find purpose and meaning in life, climb out of depression, reduce anxiety, and process/face past trauma. 
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Suzanne Dito
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #123977

Suzy earned a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies and also holds certifications in a variety of disciplines. She specializes in grief/loss, trauma, parenting issues, anxiety, and depression. 

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Ashley Draper
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #123268

Ashley is skilled at crisis intervention and providing family and partner support. She can help foster greater understanding and improve communication in your relationships. She can also provide support and treatment of trauma, anxiety, depression, grief and loss, and other ailments that are impairing you from feeling fulfilled each day. 
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Miranda Furie, Licensed Clinical Social Worker #67600 

Miranda is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and also had a Substance Use Disorder California Certification. She provides clinical supervision, training and consultation to student interns and associate therapists. Her specialties include working with those who are healing from trauma, addiction, low self-esteem, depression, grief, and personality dynamics. 
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Dominique Huddleston
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #117346

Dominique graduated from Brandman University with a Master's Degree in Psychology and also has a degree in psychology from the University of Phoenix. Dominique's passion is working with couples. 
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Karen Jasso
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #117346

Karen obtained a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, with a specialty in Marriage and Family Therapy, from California State University, Bakersfield. She has worked primarily with teens, adults, and older adults with a variety of severe mental illnesses and children with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Her background also includes working with higher-risk individuals, and on the community mental health crisis line.
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Christina Martinez
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #125473

Christina acquired her Master’s Degree in Marriage, Family, and Child Counseling as well as Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development from California State University, Fresno. She has worked with children, adolescents, individuals, couples, families, and groups (co-parenting, anger management, grief support) within various mental health settings: Central Valley Suicide Prevention Hotline, hospice support, school districts, and community counseling services.
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Gina Mazzetti
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #123074

Gina is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist who obtained her Master's degree from John F. Kennedy University. She has worked with adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, college students, in addition to clients with severe mental illness. 

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Bill Money
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #110749

Bill graduated from the University of Mississippi with a BA in psychology and from Northcentral University in Scottsdale, Arizona with an MA in Marriage and Family Therapy. He works with children, teens, adults, and couples dealing with a wide variety of challenges to help them take steps toward healing and personal happiness. 

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Erica Nocera
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #133235 

Erica obtained her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Alliant International University. She has worked with a diverse population of children and their families experiencing a wide variety of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, and trauma in community mental health non-profit organizations, residential settings, intensive outpatient clinics, and school-based settings. She has also worked with adolescents, adults (including couples and families) with co-occurring conditions with mental health and in recovery from substance use disorders and other addictions such as eating disorders, shopping, and gambling.

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Carson Oberst
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #132923

Carson has a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology, with a concentration in marriage and family therapy, from the University of San Francisco. He is particularly skilled and passionate about working with clients around themes of identity development, especially queer identity development, and relational/interpersonal effectiveness training.
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Marisa Padilla
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #123071

Marisa received her Master's degree in Clinical Counseling from Point Loma Nazarene University, and her Bachelor's degree in Clinical Psychology from University of California, San Diego. She has a passion for working with adolescents, young adults, and families who face challenges in managing depression, anxiety, relationships and communication, life transitions, grief, trauma, addiction, cultural identity issues, and gender identity issues.
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Lezah Pope
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #127518

Lezah received her Master's degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University and is currently pursuing her PhD from the California Institute of Integral Studies. She has a passion for working with children, adolescents, adults, and families who seek healing from a wide range of issues such as trauma, interpersonal/relational difficulties, anxiety, addiction, and depression. 
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Laura Purpura
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #123636

Laura earned a degree in marital and family therapy with a specialization in art therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University. Laura has extensive experience working with children, adolescents and their families in a variety of settings. She focuses on depression, anxiety, relational issues and developing communication and interpersonal skills.

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La Tisha San Pedro-Lintag 
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #111015

La Tisha received a Master of Arts degree in Psychology from Brandman University, a Master of Business Administration degree from University of Phoenix, a Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Wellness from Kaplan University, and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government from California State University, Sacramento.  She specializes in somatic therapy–a mind, body, spirit approach which aims to release how the body holds onto stress, tension, and trauma thus helping individuals reconnect with their authentic self.

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Adriana Sanchez 
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #97911

Adriana graduated with a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield. She enjoys working with teens, adults, couples, families, blended families, and anyone who is Spanish speaking.

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Dario Sarmienta 
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #120368

Dario graduated from San Jose State University with a Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology. He works with children, adults, teens, and families with various concerns including grief counseling, parent-child relationship improvement, harm reduction, and motivation. Dario can also provide therapy in Spanish. 

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Marie Tajon-Scott
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #123741

Marie's specialties include working with individuals who experience BIPOC issues (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), LGBTQ+ issues, and a wide array of minorities who tend to be underserved or overlooked in their communities. 

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Janice Tong
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #120605

Janice is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who obtained her Master's Degree from San Francisco State University. She has worked with a diverse population of children and their families experiencing a wide variety of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, and trauma.
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Cristhy Trejo
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #120993

Christhy has a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor's in Psychology from Menlo College. She has worked with a wide array of populations, and especially enjoys working with children and young adults. She has helped children with developmental disabilities, monolingual Spanish speaking families, young adults with co-occurring diagnosis, such as addictions, mood disorders and/or psychosis, dissociative disorders.

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Maryah Villavicencio 
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #126931
Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor #9965

Maryah received her undergraduate degree in Psychology, as well as her Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from California Baptist University. She enjoys working with a wide variety of clients. These include individuals, young adults, adolescents, and couples who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, coping skills, self-esteem issues, trauma, multicultural counseling, and intercultural issues.
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Mary Wade 
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #
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Mary graduated with a Master’s Degree in Psychology with a focus on Marriage and Family Therapy. Her passion is providing treatment to clients wherever they are in their therapeutic journey—including co-parenting issues, trauma, depression, anxiety, communication, sexual issues, grief, loss, anger, and identity.