Raman Dhaliwal, LMFT
With over 10 years of experience working in the mental health field and as a graduate of CSU Stanislaus specializing in Psychology, Counseling, she has been working with a broad spectrum of clients. Among her areas of expertise are working with couples on Relational Issues, Children with ADHD/ADD, Mood Disorders, Adults with Anxiety and Depression, Parent-Child conflicts, and Anger Management.
Raman Dhaliwal is an interactive and collaborative therapist. Her therapeutic approach is to provide support and practical feed to help patients effectively address personal life challenges. She integrates complementary methodologies and techniques to offer a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. With compassion and understanding, she works with each individual to help them build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they are committed to accomplishing.
Ashlley Ferko, AMFT
Jovanny Hernandez Cruz, AMFT
It can also be a challenge, figuring out what steps to take or what to look for in a therapist. Jovanny’s work is client-centered and trauma-informed, as well as mindful of cultural and intersectional factors. His training is within a cognitive-behavioral therapy framework, and he works collaboratively with clients using evidence-based practices that best fit their specific needs. It is his pleasure to support clients in this process and work collaboratively toward their goals and wellbeing.
Deciding to seek support for your mental health needs can be one of the most empowering decisions you make. He believes that beginning the therapeutic process can open a door of hope that leads to intentional and long-lasting change. Jovanny hopes to provide a supportive space to begin this journey at your own pace and comfort level.
Frances Rivera, ACSW
Kyla Gilmore, ACSW
Beliefs about your past, traumas, and unskillful coping skills can slow down your healing process and keep you from being your best self. Kyla uses approaches from a variety of modalities and works with a range of issues; anxiety, POC identity, depression, creating coping strategies, LGBTQ+ identities, relational issues, and self-image. Her therapeutic style embodies straightforward and direct logic of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) combined with the warmth and authenticity of humanistic/ person-centered therapy, mindfulness-based and strength-based approaches. In your sessions with Kyla, she will support your process to unlock patterns and beliefs that leave you feeling stuck.
Kyla is very passionate about creating safe, supportive, and nonjudgmental relationships with others. Her inspiration is seeing people evolve into more authentic, compassionate individuals who give themselves permission to live as themselves. She looks forward to working together with you to achieve your goals.
Justine Wright, LMFT
Justine enjoys working with teens, adults and families and offer services in English and Spanish. She offers and strives to help each client find empowerment and happiness in the goals they are setting and the changes they are making. She does not believe in a “one size fits all” approach to therapy and uses play, art, strength and solution-focused based modalities, to name a few.
She believes that each person is the expert of their own lives but sometimes loses their way off their path and needs a helpful, understanding, and empathic guide to work with and help them find their way back. Justine would enjoy the opportunity to be your guide and help you and/or your family find your way back to your path with a few extra tools in your bag!
Carol Michaelis, APCC
Carol uses an integrative clinical approach that is trauma informed, strength based, CBT and person centered to support clients in meeting their desired goals. Her clinical approach incorporates evidence-based treatment practices dependent on the clients age and concerns. She will work with you to identify the underlying issues causing you distress.
She strives to create a safe space where clients can share their thoughts, feelings, and history in a non-judgmental setting. She wants create a strong therapeutic relationship to explore your goals and help you experiment with new ways of being in the world. Sometimes no matter what you try feelings of sadness, anxiety, unresolved trauma or other mental health challenges seem impossible to overcome. All people have the potential to change and Carol wants to start this journey with you.
Michelle Zuniga, LMFT
Michelle focuses on empowering others through a strength-based approach and implementing adaptive skills into daily life. She also utilizes an integrative approach that is inclusive of cultural, spiritual or religious beliefs, gender, sexuality and other concerns that are important to each person’s unique situation.
While working with Michelle, you will be provided a safe space, free from judgement, so you can comfortably share and seek support. Michelle understands that starting this journey or wanting to make a change can feel overwhelming at times, but she is here to support you and walk alongside you each step of the way.
Catherine Rantisi, ACSW
As a clinician, she practices integrative, evidence-based, collaborative care approach, and draws from Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance Commitment Therapy (ACT), mindfulness-based and solution focused therapy approaches. Catherine strives to create a safe, collaborative, non-judgmental environment that allows for valued-based change.
Sometimes no matter what you try, feelings of sadness, anxiety, unresolved trauma, or other mental health challenges seem impossible to overcome. Don’t go it alone. She is here to support you and meet your current mental health needs.
Cathy Abbott, LMFT
Robert Brittain, APCC
Emma Johnson, APCC
Emma draws from various therapeutic approaches and tailors’ services specifically to each client’s needs. She brings warmth, compassion, has an innate ability to establish rapport quickly. Building trust and interacting well with her clients is key to establishing a solid therapeutic bond.
She has a desire to develop a rewarding therapy experience that will enable her to provide individual and family therapy, crisis intervention services, psychological assessments and create effective treatment plans to help meet her client’s goals.
It’s important to be mindful of your mental health. If you are struggling with your emotions, Emma is here to help.