|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.
Kristen Maier, MFTISpecialty Coordinator for Ocean Beach Elementary School
Kristen is a registered Marriage and Family
Therapist intern. She has had the opportunity to work with children and their
families in a variety of circumstances over the years. She desires to partner with
your efforts in helping children and their families thrive. Kristen is excited for
this opportunity to provide services at Ocean Beach Elementary along with
teachers and staff. She welcomes you to stop by room 7.5 Tuesday-Friday during school hours and looks forward to working with students and families.
Melanie Vorman, MSWSpecialty Coordinator for Sherman Academy
Melanie Vorman is the Healthy Start
Building Bridges Coordinator at Sherman Academy. She received her
Master’s degree in Social Work with a concentration in Clinical Practice
Families and Children from Monmouth University in New Jersey. She has
experience working in schools with at risk students, as well as working
with kids with autism. She is excited to be working at Sherman Academy.
Mike Nelson, IMFSpecialty Coordinator for Roosevelt Middle School
Mike Nelson is a San Diego-area native who comes
from a long line of counselors and educators. Mike completed his Master’s Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at San Diego
As a therapist, Mike has worked in both school and
clinical settings. He conducted individual and family psychotherapy at
Hoover High School, where he had the opportunity to work with racially
diverse clients. Mike began conducting individual,
couple, and family psychotherapy sessions at the Youth and Family
Services clinical program in January of 2012.