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Katie Demmler, LCSW 27751

Program Director & Clinical Supervisor

Experienced with both mental health and social service programs, Katie Demmler's primary goal is to help people in need and to address social, emotional and behavior problems for individuals, families and groups through psychotherapy and behavior modification. Read more...

Deanna Arango

Case Manager

Deanna enjoys providing resources to youth and their familiesbecause itgivesthem the opportunity to grow and feel supported in their community. Read more...

Joel Gattey, MA, MFT Registered Intern 73384

Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern

Joel Gattey is a MFT Registered Intern providing individual, family and group counseling services at Sherman Elementary School. Read more...

Kari Taylor, IMF 79528

Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern

Kari recognizes the importance of a strong support system working with clients, families, and the community, in developing healthier relationships and improving the quality of life.
Kari provides services at Perkins Elementary School. Read more...

Brittany Vetter, ASW 33880

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker

Brittany has valuable experience in treating family system issues, anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, attention deficits, developmental disorders, and issues related to grief and loss. She provides services at Clay Elementary and Roosevelt Middle Schools. Read more...



Melissa Valencia, IMF 92950

Registered Marriage & Family Therapist Intern
Melissa uses her expertise to acquire information from client's emotional, behavioral, physiological and environmental sectors to develop an individual tailored approach that will help guide children and their families during stressful times. Read more...

Deanna Zamudio, PCCI 3113

TIDES Therapist; Registered Professional Counselor Intern
Deanna believes in treating the family as a whole and working closely with all family members involved towards accomplishing a common goal and encouraging her client’s and families to work together. Read more...



Theresa Benintende-Wister

Billing Specialist