Dr. Julie Sanchez is a Licensed Clinical Forensic Psychologist (PSY CA 31013). Dr. Sanchez graduated from the University of San Francisco with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology in 2005.She moved back to the San Fernando Valley to pursue a career in social work and advocacy for underserved communities. She assisted clients in advocating for special education services in the public-school system, as well as non-public school placement and residential placement. She assisted clients with linkage to Regional Center services, Social Security Disability Income, In-Home Support Services, legal services, housing support, and medication support. She spent 5 years working as a group home counselor, DCFS social worker, case manager, and family advocate before pursuing a doctorate degree at the Chicago School of Professional Psychology. In 2014, Dr. Sanchez graduated with degree in Clinical Forensic Psychology. She has extensive experience working with children, teens, and adults conducting individual, group, family and couple’s psychotherapy, in English and Spanish. Dr. Sanchez specializes in working with clients with complex trauma, depression, anxiety, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, severe and persistent mental illness, crisis intervention, and children/teens with prenatal alcohol exposure. She is trained in mindfulness meditation, dialectical behavioral therapy, trauma focused cognitive behavioral therapy, seeking safety, Triple P (Positive Parenting Program), and MAP. She has forensic experience in conducting MDO (Mentally Disordered Offender) evaluations for inmates at the California Department of Corrections and submitting integrative reports to the parole board. Dr. Sanchez has a passion for working with underserved and under-represented communities not only as a clinician, but as a professor at Pacific Oaks College. She has taught in the Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) program, Latino and African American cohorts, and strives to instill the importance of cultural competence and advocacy in all of her students. She sees herself not only as a psychologist, but as an advocate who views the needs of the whole person and how genetic, family, community, and systematic barriers impact mental health.
Alysia Aubry is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT CA 97453) with over 10 years of experience providing counseling to children, adolescents, and adults from diverse backgrounds.
Alysia’s clinical experience has also included affirmative counseling with the LGBTQ+ community.
Alysia earned a Master of Art degree in Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University, a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana and is a current doctoral student at Alliant International University-California School of Professional Psychology.
Overall, Alysia is committed to providing culturally sensitive counseling services that promotes advancement towards wellness and optimal life functioning.
Courtney Boston is a Psychological Assistant under the supervision of Dr. Jasmine Reed, PSY 30592 (Licensed Clinical Psychologist). Courtney completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology from Spelman College in Atlanta, GA. She obtained a Masters of Arts in Psychology (Community-Clinical) at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas. Courtney is currently working on a doctorate in Clinical Psychology atAlliant International University - California School of Professional Psychology. Courtney began her journey providing therapy in treatment centers with a population of mental health and eating disorders helping men and women from different backgrounds. Courtney's research interests include romantic relationships, stress, sexuality and self-esteem. Courtney is trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, in which she strives to help individuals, families, and couples to help gain a life-worth living
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