Associated Therapists, Inc.
Providing administrative support to a group of independent Mental Health private practitioners located in Southern California

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Professional Staff

Click on the person's name for information regarding that individual.
Voice mail phone numbers are included on each therapist's page.

For First Appointments, Please Call (714) 898-0362. Do Not Call Therapists.
Administrative Information Needs To Be Gathered Before First Appointments Are Scheduled.

Associated Therapists' professional staff are all individuals independently licensed by the State of California and are in independent private practice, working within the scope of their license and experience as required by the California Department of Consumer Affairs.

Psychiatrists / Nurse Practitioners
Each of these individuals has experience and training in the practice of medicine and/or nursing within their specialties and interests. These professionals are licensed to prescribe medication within the scope of their license and experience.

Tshekedi G. Dennis, M.D.*

Jeannette Hanna, M.D.

Elena Kvichko, M.D. *

*Works with teletherapy

A nurse practitioner (N.P.) is a registered nurse with advanced academic and clinical experience, which enables him or her to diagnose and manage most common and many chronic illnesses, either independently or as part of a health care team. A nurse practitioner provides some care previously offered only by physicians and, in California, has the ability to prescribe medications. The furnishing or ordering of drugs by a nurse practitioner occurs under physician supervision.

Caroljean Mc Lean, N.P.

A Psychologist has earned a Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) or a Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology) in the field of Psychology. Psychologists in mental health practice have specialized in the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of mental and educational disorders. Psychologist training emphasizes psychological testing, evaluation, and scientific research in the development of the field of psychology.

Jennifer A. Boisvert, Ph.D.*

Julio J. Guerra, Ph.D.*

Hiroshi Sasaki, Ph.D.*

Kathryn Uzunov, Psy.D.*

*Works with teletherapy

Licensed Clinical Social Workers
A Licensed Clinical Social Worker has earned a master's degree in Social Work (M.S.W.), and has passed the educational and experience requirements to hold a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (L.C.S.W.) license in the State of California. These professionals are trained and specialize in the practice of psychotherapy, treating both individuals and families.

Barbara Barbick, M.S.W.*

Michael Bullock, M.S.W.*

Judith Engstrom, M.S.W.*

Lisa Flores M.S.W.

Terry (Murphy) Garcia, M.S.W.*

Jessica Guerrero, M.S.W.*

Anthony I. Jackson, M.S.W.*

Farah Masoumi, M.S.W.*

Jane Mulvey, M.S.W.*

Corinne E. Novick, M.S.W.

Hyonok Oyama, M.S.W.*

Christina Salazar, M.S.W.*

Ellen Slaton, M.S.W.*

Tanyna Sosa-Williams, M.S.W.*

Nicole Talent, M.S.W.*

*Works with teletherapy

Marriage, Family and Child Therapists
A Marriage, Family and Child Therapist must have earned a master's degree and is trained and experienced in the treatment of marital, family and child mental health problems. These professionals are licensed by the State of California and can see people both individually and in groups.

Brett Andersen, M.A.

Mary Louise (M.L.) Bennett, M.A*

Marjorie Cantrell, Psy.D.*

Elaine Ehret, M.A., MFT*

Doreen Fino, M.S.*

Ebtesam (Sally) Girgis, Psy.D.*

Herbert C. Gross, M.S.*

Mel Herst, M.A.*

Coleen O'Toole, M.A.*

Jennifer Tepper - Rozdal, M.A.*

Shala Samsamy, M.A.*

Arash Shahangian, M.A.*

Joanne Shoho, M.S. *

Kemp Smeal, M.A.*

Nasrin Vossough, Ph.D.*

*Works with teletherapy

In Memory

David A. Giem, M.D.

Please Read
Associated Therapists, Inc. and its employees provide administrative support such as referrals, client and insurance billing, office space, clerical services, and voice messaging to the professional staff. Associated Therapists, Inc. and its employees do not engage in professional mental health practice. Each physician, nurse or therapist is an independent individual performing their professional service in a private practice setting as governed and licensed by the State of California.

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