Tiffany Mimms, Ph.D., President, Psychologist PSY21784
Establishing a positive therapist-client relationship is crucial to the success of psychotherapy. Creating an environment where you feel safe to discuss any concern is a primary goal of my therapeutic approach. I treat each client with respect, cultural sensitivity, and a strong sense of professional ethics. I see my role as both collaborator and teacher. I like to actively work with you as we explore your unique concerns, struggles, and strengths. I use my expertise to highlight key patterns in your life that may be keeping you stuck, and to present alternative perspectives and strategies to help achieve your goals.
I provide psychotherapy to adults struggling with depression, relationship difficulties, poor body image, low self-esteem, stress, grief, loss and life transitions. My specialties include sexual assault, domestic violence, and gender and cultural concerns. I also work with couples seeking to improve their communication and relationship satisfaction.
Charlote Scott-Day, Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 36573
I was born and raised in Los Angeles, California.I received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Human Services and worked as a counselor in the south central area of Los Angeles. Later I returned to school and earned my Masters of Science Degree in Marriage, Family and Child Counseling from Dominguez Hills University. I became licensed as a Marriage and Family Therapist in the year 2000. As a African American Family Therapist, I understand how the role of past generations can influence current dysfunctional patterns of behaviors in individuals and families.
Judith Parker, Ph.D, Psychological Assistant, PSB94021959
I earned my Master of Science degree as a Mental Health
Counselor in 2010 and worked in Berkeley, California. I am currently a Psychological Assistant, and am
working towards my psychology doctoral degree and licensing. I have experience in individual and group
therapy working with clients who are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship
difficulties, abuse/trauma, grief and loss, domestic violence as well as
couples and families who wish to improve their communication and relationships. I work with clients from diverse cultures in
a collaborative effort that builds on individual differences and strengths. I assist clients to identify core conflicts
to treat underlying causes and symptoms and ultimately assist clients to develop
their own path towards wellness.
Kierra C. T. Banks, MFT Trainee
When we come to the realization that we need held, those
moments are often shadowed with feelings of hopelessness, brokenness,
discouragement, or feelings of pure embarrassment. As a veteran, student,
and woman of color, I am no stranger to the dangers of subscribing to negative
thoughts surrounding marginalization, generalizations, stigmas, or the everyday
perils of life. I use my narrative to empathize, sympathize, and bring
humility into therapy. Therapy should feel so compelling and organic that it not
only resonates with the client(s), but it also restores lost hope.
Therapy should feel intentional, thoughtful, and empowering.
Together, we will highlight and strengthen qualities of resilience,
challenge oppressive labels, and create the story you want to live.
You're the author of YOUR story. I am currently finishing my masters in
Couples and Family Therapy at Alliant International University. My
research includes exploring the intersections of ethnicity, transgenerational
stressors, military culture, anxiety, depression, and PTSD. I enjoy reading,
sci-fi movies, poetry, and lazy days with my boys. I look forward to
"There is neither happiness nor misery in
the world; there is only the comparison of one state with another, nothing more.
He who has felt the deepest grief is best able to experience supreme happiness.
We must have felt what it is to die, Morrel, that we may appreciate the
enjoyments of life."
Sevalle Turner, MSW, Psychology Trainee
I am an integrative and holistic psychotherapist and have worked
in the field of mental health since 1991. I hold a Masters Degree in
Social Work from California State University followed by three years in a
Clinical Psychology doctoral program at Alliant International
University. Recently inducted into the Delta Alpha Pi Honor Society as Executive Officer (Treasurer). I provide psychotherapy services to socio-culturally diverse children and adults diagnosed with mental disorders. I believe
that people are capable of profound change and that developing insight
into one's personal strengths and weaknesses, environment factors and
patterns of behavior are what produce change. My greatest
reward as a therapist is helping my clients explore ways to make the
changes in their lives that will allow them to look forward to the
future with hope. I believe that everyone needs someone to confide in
without fear of judgement or shame. I provide my clients with a safe
place to explore the issues that may be preventing my clients from
living a healthy lifestyle.
Jocelyn Wilson, MFT
I received my Masters in counseling Marriage and Family
Therapy (MFT) from USF. I am currently an intern working towards licensure.
I have over 10 years of experience in the mental health field working in
intensive community based service programs serving at risk youth and families,
adult and juvenile justice departments, as well as psychiatric inpatient.
Additionally, I have had training in working with adoption issues.
I enjoy using a holistic strength based perspective
highlighting clients’ strengths and supporting them in utilizing their
strengths to overcome challenges. I have experience in working with diverse
populations and a great passion to assist others in achieving the very best
versions of themselves.
Ania Townsell, Psychology Trainee
I am a student therapist in training and I’m currently
working towards obtaining my Psychology of Doctorate degree (Psy.D). I believe
that the most important factor of therapy is establishing a therapeutic
relationship. This relationship will allow the client to feel safe and
comfortable to freely express their concerns or problems without any judgement.
I also believe it is important to recognize and be aware of the cultural
identities each client has, this allows for cultural sensitivity.
My current training experience is working with clients who
are struggling with depression, anxiety, relationships, grief/loss, life
transitions, stress, low self-esteem and self-compassion, oppression, substance
use, and anger.
Yolanda Stevenson, Certified Massage Therapist (916) 993-3845