Paths I've Taken

  • Opened a private practice to offer mental health services and therapy to the greater Fresno County region.

  • Completed Master's Degree with Honors in Psychology at California State University, Los Angeles.

  • Earned a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with a concentration in Human Development from California State University, Stanislaus.

  • Served in mental health for a non-profit in the central valley serving adolescents and young adults referred through the Juvenile Justice Center, hospital, and county mental health crisis centers.

  • Taught parenting and anger management classes for the DAZ Foundation in Los Angeles.

  • Worked as a recreation leader and manager in after-school programs and the city Parks and Recreation Department.

  • Employed as an Executive Assistant, Corporate Secretary and Administrative Assistant for banks, student leadership and higher education institutions while completing degrees and training in psychology.

  • Central Valley roots. Residence in Fresno.

selected accolades

  • Chapter Leader Award 2018

  • Hearts and Hands Award 2016

  • Safe Passage Award 2015



  • Central Valley Talk News- Live with Mike & Athena, Breaking Mental Health Stigma

  • KFCF Radio Broadcast- Community Outreach Lead for Women's March in the Central Valley

  • KSEE24 News Station- Why I March

  • The Modern Therapist’s Survival Guide Podcast with Katie Vernoy & Curt Widhalm