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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
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.
Dwight Bergquist, M.D.
Tshekedi G. Dennis,
Jeannette Hanna, M.D.
Elena Kvichko, M.D.
Dhanalakshmi Reddy, M.D.
Amal Tanagho, M.D.
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
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
Nina Barlevy, Psy.D.
Paula Bennett, Psy.D.
Jennifer A. Boisvert, Ph.D.
Austin A. Carpenter, Ph.D.
Ginger Clark, Ph.D.
Julio J. Guerra, Ph.D.
Marla Light, Ph.D.
Hiroshi Sasaki, Ph.D.
Sally Stephens, Ph.D.
Greta L. Todd,
Kathryn Uzunov, Psy.D.
Roberta Wyman, Ph.D.
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.
Jacqueline Barnett, M.S.W.
Barbara Barbick, M.S.W.
Michael Bullock, M.S.W.
Lolly Doyle, M.S.W.
Judith Engstrom, M.S.W.
Lisa Flores M.S.W.
Lani Golay, M.S.S., M.L.S.P.
Ellen Slaton, M.S.W.
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.
Mary Louise (M.L.) Bennett, M.A
Marjorie Cantrell, Psy.D.
Doreen Fino, M.S.
Ebtesam (Sally) Girgis, Psy.D.
Herbert C. Gross,
Coleen O'Toole, M.A.
Mahastee Mehdizadeh, M.S.
Tamara Perez, M.S.
Jennifer Tepper - Rozdal, M.A.
Shala Samsamy, M.A.
Arash Shahangian, M.A.
Kemp Smeal, M.A.
Cari Teran, M.S.
Nasrin Vossough, Ph.D.
David A. Giem, M.D.
Cliff Miller, M.A.
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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