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I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (#94867). I received my Bachelors of Art in Sociology from California State University San Marcos and my Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California.
I have over 5 years of experience providing mental health treatment in a variety of settings. I am concurrently working in an Emergency Department providing mental health treatment to psychiatric and trauma patients. I’ve worked at a nonprofit agency where I treated children, adolescents and their families through psychotherapy, as well as a substance use residential treatment facility in which I treated homeless veterans.
• Personality Disorders
• EMDR Trained
I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with experience working with
clients who suffer from anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, bi-polar, schizophrenia,
chronic pain, developmental disabilities, educational problems and substance
My main theoretical approaches are Cognitive Behavioral Therapy,
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused, and Person Centered.
• Panic Disorder
• Stress Management
• Yoga Certified
Hi, I’m Michelle Villa! I’m a licensed marriage and family therapist, but you may also think of me as a self-care motivator or a mindfulness coach. I received my master’s degree from Chapman University in 2010 and since then I have worked with many different populations. I have also completed a RYT-200hr yoga teacher training.
• Christian Counseling
Rebecca Saville, LCSW specializes in the treatment of trauma, anxiety, and depression assisting adults to maximize their mental health. Using the evidence-based therapy of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), disturbing emotions of memories from adult and childhood can be let go to more fully enjoy life in the present. Preventing mental illness, emotional and behavioral disturbances is essential service for clients.
• Sex Addiction Therapy Certified
• Porn Addiction
• Betrayal Trauma
• EMDR Certified
I am grateful that you have made the step to create a happier, healthier life. Life can become unmanageable, stressful and chaotic when you haven’t dealt with the difficulties of your past or situations that suddenly come up that knock you off your foundation. Healing and change is a process which is most productive when we work together toward common goals. Allow me to guide, support, encourage, educate and find yourself again or develop who you want to become. You are greater than your pain and stronger than you think you are.
• Trauma Focused Therapy Certified
• Narcissistic Abuse Recovery Certified
My name is Tiffany Libby, and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, born and raised in San Diego County. My goal is to help you understand the resiliency already inside of you, and to utilize it to effectively cope with all of life’s ups and downs. With your collaboration, I tailor my approach to meet your needs, as I feel it is important to find what works for you, not what “should” work.
• Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
• Trauma and PTSD
• Social Anxiety
Hi and Hello!
My name is Raquel Buchanan and I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT #118976) and doctoral candidate at Grand Canyon University. I specialize in treating self-esteem issues related to interpersonal trauma focusing on the impact that childhood abuse or neglect has on emotional and mental health.
I am a self-esteem therapist who focuses on building coping skills, finding your hidden strengths and talents, and getting you out of negative thought patterns that keep you stuck.
• Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
• Safe Zone Trained
• Applied Behavior Analyst Technician (ABAT)
• LGBTQ allied
• Discounted Rate offered
Taking the first step to seek therapy for yourself or a loved one is a big moment! I am excited to join you on this journey.
I am a MFT Associate with extensive history working with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum as an Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Technician for four years.
• Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)
• Dialectical Behavioral (DBT)
• Solution-Focused Brief (SFBT)
• Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing
• Discounted rates available
My name is Kristen and I recently graduated from Brandman University, April of 2021. It’s a privilege to be learning and working under Thrive Well Trauma Center’s team of diverse and highly experienced, licensed therapists. I’ve been working with the challenges of trauma, PTSD, adjustment disorders, and stress-related issues for over 1 year. As a U.S. Navy veteran, I aim to specialize in working with military, first responders, and those impacted by trauma.
• Christian Counseling
• Family Counseling
• Discounted rates available
My name is Lisa Nadalet and I am a PCC Associate (APCC #4222) with an extensivehistory working with adolescents and families as a teacher, a school counselor, and asan Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. In these roles I’ve assisted clients withanxiety and depressive disorders, self-esteem, and grief. I incorporate CognitiveBehavior Therapy (CBT), Person Centered approaches, and DBT skills in my therapysessions to help my clients gain insight about who they are and how to move towardtheir goals.
• Anger Management
Hi, my name is Isabel Ntekim and I am an Associate Clinical Social Worker (ACSW #101008), I received my Masters in Social Work from the University of Denver. I have worked with both adolescents and adults. I’ve had the privilege of working which adolescents in middle schools and high schools providing psychoeducation on the risks of substance use, anxiety, and depression. I worked at a non-profit residential treatment facility for substance use where I had the opportunity to treat clients in individual therapy and facilitated groups such as Trauma, Grief, Mindfulness, Anger Management, Parenting, DBT Skills and Wellness Recovery.
• Personality Disorders
I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I received my Bachelors of Art in Sociology from California State University Long Beach and my Masters in Social Work from the University of Southern California. I have over 8 years of experience working in the mental health field in various settings such as psychiatric hospitals, mental health, urgent care facilities, along with inpatient treatment centers. I also served for over 10 years in the United States Navy and have many family members who have served as well.
Registration No. AMFT 130839
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Registered Nurse Practitioner
Certified Substance Abuse Counselor
License No. LCSW 94867
• Family Transitions
• Health Concerns
My name is Paris Conner, besides being a Registered Nurse practitioner for over 30 years specializing in Women’s Health, Chronic Medical Conditions and Mental Illness, I am also an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist. As I discovered my gift is to guide people through personal challenges, help ease emotional burdens and empower people to achieve a new mindset.
My job is to be a cheerleader, guide, and a support to help people manage their own life. Everyone has the capacity to manage his or her own problems in their own time at their own pace and in their own way.
My name is Samantha (Sam) RomeroGreen and I am a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. I served 20 years in the U.S. Navy and have over 10 years of experience supporting and guiding clients in a variety of areas such as substance abuse, mental health, health care and family services.
I am very passionate about helping and walking alongside you on your journey to a healthier and happier life.
I specialize in combat or sexual assault related PTSD, childhood physical/sexual abuse, depression, anxiety, blended families, & phase of life issues.
• Grief and Loss
• Trauma and Abuse
I am Associate Professional Clinical Counselor and throughout my clinical career I have had the privilege to work with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families in different settings. I provide a skilled, empathic, supportive, yet challenging therapeutic environment in which I will assist in guiding to deeper insight and navigate the change that is necessary to help you reach your goals. I specialize in assisting individuals who are currently struggling with depression, grief and loss, anxiety, trauma and abuse, negative thinking patterns, life transitions, and stress management, or need some form of support and guidance.
Meet Our Office Staff
Hello, my name is Kristy Harvick, I am the administrative assistant for the office of Thrive Well Trauma Center. I have worked in administration in a variety of settings for over 15 years. As administrative assistant I will be one of the first contacts our clients have when they reach out to us. I am here to walk our clients through the process of matching with a therapist that fits their needs and assist them with any questions or concerns that they may have.
Hello, my name Jenny Perez, I am the Billing Manager for the office of Thrive Well Trauma Center. Iam Certified with AAPC with my CPC coders License and have a Degree in Medical Administration .I have worked as a billing manager for over 10 years. I am here to walk our Clients through anyquestions or concerns they might have in regards to their insurance or private pay billing