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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 in finding a therapist to meet your needs.

Scroll down to learn more about our therapists. Click on a name in the list below for more information and direct contact information. 

Anna Izzo, Executive Director, Supervisor                      
Tara Cronin, Supervisor   
Yael Gonicman, Supervisor
Aaron Mills, Supervisor  
Soua Moua, Supervisor       
Katie Powers, Supervisor           
Dimitrios Argyris   
Kitzia Benites Plata                   
Suzanne Dito
Ashley Draper
Joseph Engels
Maddie Foster
Miranda Furie
Alexa Heinemann
Stacey Ho
Anastasia Hospidales
Dalton Huckaby
Sara Kenney
Miguel Lopez
Sohavani Mand
Julia Marino
Araceli Meskus
Bill Money
Jessica Nasrah
Madison O'Rielly
Diana Plitt
Claire Posel

Laura Purpura
David Rockman
Nicole Rodriguez
Shivam Singh
Mariana Tiwari
Marylou Torrez
Maryah Villavicencio
Jeff Watson
Ivy Wang
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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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Tara Cronin, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #41682
Supervisor

Tara is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, a Board Certified Art Therapist and a PhD Candidate at Meridian University. She received her Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy/Art Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University. Tara received her Bachelors Degree in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking from the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!).
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Yael Gonicman, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #120198
Supervisor

Yael is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who received her Master’s Degree from Notre Dame de Namur’s Art Therapy program. She is a Spanish Speaking bilingual clinician who has worked with children, adolescents, and adults dealing with anxiety, depression and grief/loss and many forms of trauma. 
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Aaron Mills, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #116056
Supervisor

Aaron received her Master's Degrees in Marriage and Family Therapy and in Art Therapy from Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, California. She works with adolescents and college-age adults who are looking for ways to build healthy relationships with themselves. As a certified Art Therapist, she uses art as a way of self-reflection and exploration. Issues that she finds most prominent in her practice are depression, anxiety, eating disorders, body image issues, low self-esteem, low confidence, and trauma.
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Soua Moua, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #50724
Supervisor

Soua received a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University of Long Beach and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology from Vanguard University, Costa Mesa. She has over 10 years of experience as a therapist, Clinical Supervisor, Director of various nonprofit organizations in community-based mental health programs, and Clinical Training Director of an online university. Her practice focuse on children, couples, parenting, domestic violence, behavioral problems, anxiety, depression, trauma, and personality disorders.
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Katie Powers, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #100828
Supervisor

Katie has 15 years experience working with children and families as a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. 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 who have 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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Kitzia Benites Plata
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #141736

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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Joseph Engles
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #128870

Joseph received his Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of New Hampshire and enjoys working with couples, families, and with men's issues. He sees adolescents, parents and leaders, navigating a wide variety of concerns. 
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Suzanne Dito
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #123977

Suzy earned a Master's 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 has a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology from Notre Dame de Namur University in Belmont, CA. She 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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Alexa Heinemann 
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #139823

Alexa received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She earned her Bachelors of Arts Degree in Psychology from Sonoma State University. Alexa is passionate about working with individuals who are experiencing grief & loss, social anxiety and life transitions. Her approach to therapy is compassionate, holistic, somatic, client centered, and curious. She enjoys working with young adults, teens, and children. 
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Maddie Foster
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #136232

Maddie completed her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology at the Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA and her completed Bachelor of Science Degree at Saint Mary's College of California in Moraga, CA. She has a passion for working with folks of any age who have endured traumatic experiences, supporting them to overcome their struggles with intimacy and attachment concerns, and to rebuild and grow in their relationships with their families, partners, and friends.
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Stacey Ho
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #128975 

Stacey received her Master of Science degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Northwestern University, and her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from University of California, Davis. She has experience working with anxiety, depression, stress, relational issues, multicultural issues, parenting, and identity exploration. 
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Anastasia Hospidales
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #135340

Anastasia earned a Master's Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from the JFK School of Psychology and Social Sciences at National University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology with a minor in Criminal Justice. She was a crisis counselor for three years for one of the largest organizations for survivors of human trafficking, sexual assault, and domestic violence.
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Dalton Huckaby
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #131903

Dalton graduated with honors from California Southern University with a Master of Arts in Psychology. Dalton enjoys working with individuals, families, couples, and children/ adolescents in areas of substance use, anxiety, trauma, grief/loss, and life transitions. He has a passion for working with children and adolescents and has extensive experience with LGBTQ.
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Sara Kenney
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #128990
Associate Professional Clinical Counselor #10876

Sara Kenney received her Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Touro University Worldwide in Vallejo, California. As Assistant Director for a substance abuse clinic, she worked with substance abuse and high trauma clients. Now in private practice, she especially enjoys working with couples and families to help them connect and communicate in an effective manner, but Sara loves working with all individuals through trauma and life issues.
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Miguel Lopez
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #121052

Miguel has a Master of Science Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Phoenix and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration and Management from DeVry University. He has experience working with children and adolescents dealing with depression, anxiety, sexual abuse, and PTSD. He has also worked with individuals in the foster system, in juvenile hall, in crisis stabilization units, in corrections, and with perpetrators of sex crimes. He also offers couples counseling and faith-based counseling. 
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Sohavani Mand
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #134687

Sohavani earned a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on trauma from Sonoma State University. She has 5+ years of experience working with families and teens struggling with various mental health issues. Sohavani counseled people with depression, trauma, anxiety, attachment issues, grief, bullying, suicidality/self-harm, displacement/immigration, and identity development/questioning, amongst other things. Her clinical experience includes working with families, high school age teens, LGBTQ+ folks, and adult women.
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Julia Marino
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #144017

Julia earned her Master's Degree in Integral Counseling Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Her focus was in Transpersonal Psychotherapy, specifically in spiritual emergence. She completed her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz with a focus in Child Development. Her special area of interest is supporting individuals going through spiritual emergence, and integrating spiritual experiences. She has also worked with clients dealing with sexual assault and domestic violence history, Bipolar I, insomnia, and substance abuse.

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Araceli Meskus
Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker #104388

Araceli has  worked with military personnel and other clients experiencing PTSD, major depressive disorder, anxiety, addiction, ADHD, neurological disorders, women issues, grief, mood disorders, and anticipatory grief. She has worked with children, youth, and parents who have experienced traumatic events impacting their lives and hindering their life’s perspectives.
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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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Jessica Nasrah
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #138365

Jessica received her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Palo Alto University where she focused on trauma-related populations, specifically in first responders and with childhood trauma. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology and Sociology, focusing on the effects of trauma on the brain, body, and relationships. She has helped clients with trauma, anxiety, post-pandemic adjustment, anger management, grief, and social-emotional skills. Jessica genuinely enjoys working with children and has experience working with those with autism and special needs.
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Madison O'Rielly
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #137379 

Maddie has a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in LGBTQ+ Counseling from Santa Clara University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Socio-Cultural Public Health from Elon University. She has experience working with young children and adolescents, as well as supporting children and their families as an elementary school counselor. She has worked with those who struggle with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, coping skills, familial challenges, and more.
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Diana Plitt
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #142133 

Diana received her Master's Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy, from San Jose State University and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of San Francisco. Diana’s background working in community mental health and school-based settings has given her experience working with children, adolescents, and older adults with various mental health challenges, such as anxiety, depression, trauma, grief and loss, substance use, and obsessive and compulsive disorders. She has a specific passion for working with LGBTQ+ youth and couples.
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Claire Posel
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #121190

Claire has her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, with a concentration in Marriage and Family Therapy, from the University of San Francisco. Claire has also earned a Bachelor's Degree in Kinesiology from the University of San Francisco. Claire is especially passionate and skilled in her work with children, families, and individuals who are facing challenges with anxiety and anger management, self-esteem, processing of traumatic events and life transitions, attachment disruptions, and increasing social skills and confidence in oneself.
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Laura Purpura
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #123636

Laura earned a Master's degree in Marriage 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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David Rockman
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #132731

David received his Master of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology from California State University, Fullerton with a focus on mindfulness-based practice and currently conducts sleep research with NASA at Ames research center. He is passionate about working with young people navigating depression, anxiety, and difficult life adjustments and has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults. He specializes in helping with attention deficit, low self-esteem, depression, dynamic family relationships, grief/loss, and sleep disorder.
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Nicole Rodriguez
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #141206

Nicole earned a Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of San Francisco, CA. She has experience working with adolescents, individuals, couples, and families. She has assisted clients with depression, anxiety, disordered eating, mood disorders, PTSD, school related anxiety, and anxiety/depression during major life transitions. She enjoys working with Spanish speaking clients and families.
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Shivam "Shivvy" Singh
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #12515

Shivvy received a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling with a mental health focus and also a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin - Madison. He enjoys working with children, young adults, and teens and has experience in working with depression, PTSD, anxiety, stress, and other trauma related disorders.
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Mariana (Mari) Tiwari
Associate Clinical Social Worker #115896

Mari has a Master's Degree in Clinical Social Work from California State University, East Bay and also draws from her multicultural background and past professional lives as a journalist, foreign officer, and strategy consultant. She has experience working with clients who face oppression and identity-related stressors, depression, PTSD, anxiety, stress, and other trauma-related challenges. She can also offer therapy in Portuguese and Spanish.
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Marylou Torrez
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #136935

Marylou has a Master's Degree in Marriage and Family Therapist from Touro University. She loves working with people of all ages: children, adolescents, individuals, couples and families. She has worked extensively with clients experiencing depression and anxiety.
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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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Ivy Wang 
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #
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Ivy received her Master's Degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration of Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Francisco. She had spent the last 10 years working in different non-profits and agencies to support youth, adults, and families in living a better quality life.
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Jeff Watson
Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #
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Jeff is an Associate Marriage & Family Therapist with a Master of Arts Degree in Psychology from Touro University. He specializes in trauma, family systems, addiction, LGBTQ issues, depression, anxiety and fear, PTSD, bipolar, ADHD, and grief. 
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