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Clinical Staff

David Botsford, Psy.D., M.S., CC-AASP
Clinical Psychologist/Sport Psychologist
Education:
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Argosy University Phoenix
M.S., Sport Psychology, University of Utah

Interests: Performance psychology, anxiety, depression, substance use, eating disorders, adjustment concerns, relationships, crisis intervention, anger management, self-esteem issues, gender issues, group counseling, multicultural counseling, mindfulness.

Christina Carroll-Pavia, Ph.D.
Training Coordinator, Licensed Psychologist
Education:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Interests: Clinical supervision and training, group psychotherapy, interpersonal and relationship concerns, family of origin issues, identity development, biracial identity, multicultural counseling, sexually and sexual health, sexual and physical abuse/assault, trauma, grief and loss.

Will Concepcion, Ph.D.
Psychologist
Education:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Teachers College – Columbia University

Interests: Adjustment concerns facing traditional/non-traditional college students, identity development, racial/cultural issues in counseling, acculturation, international student experiences, Asian American mental health, men’s issues, counselor supervision and training.

Lauren Fournier, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education:
Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Azusa Pacific University

Interests: Anxiety and mood disorders, interpersonal and relationship concerns, abuse and trauma, grief and loss, diversity and multicultural issues, identity development, family of origin issues, group psychotherapy, clinical use of assessment, supervision and training.

Leticia Gutierrez-Lopez, Psy.D.
Director, Licensed Psychologist
Education:
Psy.D., Multicultural Community Clinical Psychology
California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles

Interests: Multicultural and Diversity Issues impacting Mental Health; Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy; Working with Trauma Victims (sexual abuse; domestic violence; Grief/Loss); Latina/o Mental Health; Clinical Supervision; Program Development and Evaluation.

Ya-Shu Liang, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Oklahoma

Interests: Bilingual counseling (English/Mandarin), multicultural issues, cross-cultural adjustments, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, relationship and family issues, couples counseling with specific interests in interracial couples and long distance relationships, conducting clinical outcome research.

Ladan Maleki, Ph.D.
Counseling Psychologist
Education:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Washington State University

Interests: anxiety/stress management, self-esteem issues, depression, multicultural counseling, working with international students, trauma/abuse, eating disorders, interpersonal challenges, mindfulness, cognitive-behavioral therapy, & group counseling.

Cindy Martinez, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist 
Education:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Southern California
M.S., Clinical Psychology, California State University, Los Angeles

Interests: College student development, identity development, attachment and relationship styles, spirituality/religious choices, multiracial identity development, communication skills, assertiveness and conflict resolution, transitions, and personal growth.

Solomon Massin II, L.C.S.W.
Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Education:
M.S.W., Clinical Social Work, University of Southern California

Interests: Diversity/multicultural concerns; substance use; self-esteem issues, self-exploration; anxiety; adjustment concerns; relationship and family issues; Latina/o issues; Bilingual counseling (Spanish).

Julie Meisels, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist
Education:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara

Interests: Clinical supervision, depression, anxiety, eating disorders, communication skills, chronic pain, health concerns, stress management, time management, family of origin issues, obsession and compulsion.

Valerie Minchala, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, Outreach Coordinator
Education:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Ball State University

Interests: Latina/o issues; trauma work (i.e. sexual assault/abuse, relationship/family violence, emotional abuse); working with graduate students; LGBT issues; other diversity/multicultural concerns; working with student-veterans; supervision and training; providing counseling in Spanish; family of origin issues; alcohol, drug and addiction concerns.

Ken Nash, Ph.D.
Psychologist
Education:
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Arizona State University

Interests: Anxiety, depression, adjustment problems, interpersonal relationships, crisis intervention, trauma recovery, identity crises and personal development, cross-cultural relationships, anger management, self-esteem issues, self exploration, gender issues, couples counseling, multicultural adjustments.

Annie Petrossian, Ph.D.
Psychologist
Education:
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Farleigh Dickinson University

Interests: Multicultural counseling, the immigrant experience and acculturation, family of origin issues, trauma, relational psychotherapy, object relations, attachment issues, brief psychodynamic therapy.

Cassandra Stringer, LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Education:
M.A., Counseling Psychology, Chapman University

Interests: Identity development, family of origin issues, substance use and abuse, ADHD, trauma, self-esteem, women’s issues, sexual assault.

Michael Wu, M.D.
Psychiatrist
Education:
Psychiatry Residency, University of California, Irvine
M.D., University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Interests: Psychopharmacology, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder, Bipolar Disorder.



Predoctoral Interns (2013-2014)

Terry Hong, M.A.
Lori Meono, M.A.
Timothy Wong, M.A



Administrative Staff

Cari Morelli, Medical Secretary/Assistant to Director
Myra Rosas, Administrative Support Assistant