Cassandra Dexter, AMFT
Cassandra enjoys exploring and tapping into people's personal strengths rather than focusing on distorted desires to "fix" perceived weaknesses, in a healing therapeutic environment.
Kathryn Christensen, AMFT
Kathryn is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who enjoys helping people along their journey of becoming the most authentic version of themselves. Click "Read More" for more information about Kathryn.
Patrick Mishler, AMFT
Patrick practices therapy from an integrative approach. As a proud veteran and US Navy Corpsman, he understands the importance of taking care of both the body and mind. Click “Read More” for additional information on Patrick.
Ashley Pitts, AMFT
Ashley enjoys providing therapy to young adults who struggle with finding direction and purpose in their lives. Trained in EMDR, Ashley believes that processing trauma brings people peace and understanding. Click "read more" for additional information on Ashley.
Annie Arevalo, AMFT
Anita "Annie" Arevalo is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who has served the diverse communities of Orange County and the Inland Empire. Annie has worked in various environments providing affirming and person-centered care to all those Annie serves. Click "Read More" for additional information about Annie.
Cindy Avelar, LCSW
Cindy is a bilingual English and Spanish speaking therapist who finds joy in providing treatment to those looking to transform into the role of being the healthiest version of themselves. Click “Read More” for additional information about Cindy.
Karla Elizondo, AMFT
Karla is a passionate student of the Mind-Body-Soul connection and approaches therapy from a holistic point of view. Click “Read More” for additional information about Karla.
Allison England, LMFT
Allison prides herself on her non-judgmental and person-centered approach to therapy. She believes that therapy is a key component to living life to its fullest and enjoys being on the therapeutic journey with those she treats.
Viridiana Galaz, ACSW
Viridiana Galaz, ACSW is a bilingual Spanish speaking therapist with experience working with adolescents, adults, and families. Viri enjoys providing her clients with warmth, empathy, and emotional support. Viri knows creating a non-judgmental environment for her clients is crucial on their path to healing.
Wendy Esparza, LMFT
Wendy Esparza is a bilingual Spanish and English speaking Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Wendy specializes in the unique mental health needs of the law enforcement community. With a keen and innate understanding of moral injury, Wendy crafts her therapy treatment through a trauma focused lens.
Melissa Kotzin, LMFT
Melissa is our Clinical Director who works a small caseload of clients. She believes in helping clients uncover their worth and creating an alignment between their values and daily choices. Click "Read More" to learn more about Melissa.
Ofelia Johnson, LMFT
Ofelia has developed a therapeutic style that is warm, collaborative, and engaging. Ofelia is often described by her peers and clients as being wholehearted, having a friendly disposition, and as passionate about the therapy that she provides. Click "Read More" to Learn More About Ofelia.
Cassandra Apple, LMFT
Cassandra has an extensive background working with adolescents/young adults who have a background involving trauma and experience anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns. Her approach is warm, humorous and non-judgmental, creating a safe place to be your authentic self.
Marissa Guerrero, LMFT
Marissa Guerrero, LMFT is a Bilingual Spanish speaking Therapist who has gained experience working with families, teens, and individuals in the Latino Community struggling with parenting issues, ADHD or Domestic Violence. Marissa is passionate about helping people create change and empower themselves. Marissa is constantly learning and growing from the experience she has with each and every client.
Ashley Hutchinson, MSW
Ashley is a psychotherapist who uses a unique blend of Psychodynamic theories, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing to provide clients individualized care tailored to their specific needs. Ashley is known in the community for specializing in Borderline Personality Disorder, process, behavioral, and substance abuse addictions, and for her work with the military community. Click "Read More" for additional information on Ashley.
Chelsea Zinke, LMFT
Chelsea has a bubbly personality and finds value in utilizing humor and laughter as an integrated part of treatment. Chelsea has worked with clients for the past 6 years and has experience working with anxiety and stress management, adjustment disorders, sobriety maintenance, organization and time management struggles, issues surrounding low self-esteem, and improvement of communication and conflict resolution skills. Chelsea strives to create a safe and welcoming environment where clients can process through their emotions at their time and pace. Chelsea welcomes individual clients ages 18 and older.
Christina Lopez, LMFT
Christina Lopez is a bilingual Spanish speaking Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Christina earned her Master's Degree from Mount Saint Mary's University. Christina enjoys bringing a bright energy to every therapy space. She has spent the last 4 years providing trauma focused therapy to individuals of all ages. Christina is passionate in her affirming work with LGBTQIA+ individuals, nontraditional couples and nontraditional families.
Angelica Ramirez-Diaz, LMFT
Angelica Ramirez-Diaz is a bilingual (English/Spanish) LMFT who has experience in working with children, adolescents, adults and families. Her formal education includes a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from California State University of San Bernardino (CSUSB) with two minors in Entrepreneurship and Management, and a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology with a concentration in Latino Mental Health from Antioch University of Santa Barbara (AUSB). Angelica Ramirez-Diaz es una terapeuta bilingüe (Ingles/Español) LMFT quien tiene experiencia trabajando con niños, adolescentes, adultos y familias. Su educación formal incluye su Título de Grado en Psicología de la Universidad San Bernardino en el estado de California (CSUSB) con dos grados menores de Empresaria y Administración y un Título de Maestría en Psicología Clínica con una concentración en Salud Mental para Latinos de la Universidad de Antioch en Santa Barbara (AUSB).
Guadalupe Del Campo, LMFT
Guadalupe has worked with families and children in the community over the last few years. She has a passion for working with the Latino community and has experience working with individuals in treatment and recovery from cancer. Her clients enjoy her warm and friendly demeanor and professional skillset. Click "Read More" for additional information about Guadalupe.
Brittany Alva, LMFT
Brittany is a trauma-focused therapist that prides herself in creating a warm, welcoming, and open environment with her clients. She has worked with populations of all ages but specializes in individuals who have experienced trauma, whether that be long term or more recent. Brittany has significant experience in helping adults and teens experiencing Post-traumatic Stress Disorder, grief, difficulty adapting to life's changes, anxiety, and depression. She has a passion for working with military members and their families of any era. Brittany is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing Therapy (EMDR), which is designed to help those suffering from trauma, anxiety, depression, and other mental health issues.
Kellie Hynds, LMFT
Kellie has worked with kids, families and adults in a variety of settings. She continues to be passionate about her development despite her vast experience. Her latest training was in Accelerated Resolution Therapy which is designed to help clients suffering from trauma, depression, anxiety and other mental health issues. Click "Read More" for additional information about Kellie.
Rachel Leal, LMFT
Rachel is a trauma-focused therapist with TF-CBT national certification. She has extensive experience working with victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, and human trafficking. In addition, she has worked with Domestic Violence offenders in both group and indidual counseling. Rachel firmly believes in the healing power of Narrative Therapy, because as the great Maya Angelou so perfectly explained, "There is no greater agony than an untold story inside me." Click "Read More" for additional information about Rachel.
Jason Darr, LMFT
Jason is known for his laughter and light-heartedness. He allows his kind personality to shine and while working to help his clients grow. He has significant experience working with those who have dealt with the traumas of sexual abuse, child abuse, family of origin issues, domestic violence and PTSD. "Life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced." Soren Kierkegaard Click "Read More" for additional information about Jason.
Dr. Emily Shinne, PhD
Dr. Emily blesses Talk Therapy Center with a background working for USC's trauma center helping work through sexual abuse/trauma. She has a kind personality that welcomes even the most difficult to speak about topics. Click "Read More" for additional information about Dr. Emily.
Dr. Art Unzueta, PhD
Dr. Art spends most of his days working for the VA in his efforts to help veterans and their families. His humorous style and professional knowledge combine to develop a comfortable experience in therapy. Click "Read More" for additional information about Dr. Art.
Jason Temple, LMFT
Jason is the founder of Talk Therapy Center of Riverside. He is highly effective working with adults who are struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD and self-worth in individual and group therapy. His strategy of educating clients and creating change in session have caused clients to call him "the most effective therapist" they have worked with. Click "Read More" for additional information about Jason.