OUR THERAPISTS

Donika Brown, Associate MFT

Licensure: Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist #100841

Treatment Focus: People of Color, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Self-Esteem, Life Transitions, Individuals, Children/Families, Couples Therapy

Training's/Certifications: Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Safety & Prevention

Experience: Community Mental Health, School-Based Therapy, Behavioral Health Hospital, AB 109-Probation, Department of Mental Health

Treatment Philosophy: "Your strengths, local knowledge, and culture are all focal points of your healing. I believe that people are the experts of their own lives and that these elements along with my support will help you to initiate change."

Locations: USC Office

Website: www.DBcomforttherapy.com

Mary Tarry White, LMFT

Licensure: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Treatment Focus: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Children/Families/Individuals

Certifications:  Managing and Adapting Practice, EMDR

Experience: Non-Public School, Community Mental Health Centers

Treatment Philosophy: Creative Expression brings healing. 

Locations: USC Office

David Silverman, LMFT

Licensure: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Treatment Focus: Anxiety, Panic/OCD, Couples, Creative People, Highly-Sensitive People

Specialized Training/Certifications: EMDR, Trauma-Focused CBT

Experience: Substance Abuse Rehab Facility, VA Hospital, Victims of Crime Programs, Autism Program. 

Treatment Philosophy: "You and I will work as a team in therapy, using all the wisdom and experience of your life story, and combining it with all the training and professional skills that I have to offer."

Locations: West Los Angeles Office

Website: https://davidsilvermanlmft.com/

Tiffany Shah, Associate MFT

Licensure:  Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Treatment Focus:  Couples, Families, Anxiety, Depression, Parent Support, People of Color/Minorities, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Mothers

Experience:  Community Counseling Center, School Setting

Treatment Philosophy:  I believe people can change in therapy if they are willing to put in the work and are ready to change. There is a process that every individual has to go through during therapy that allows them to change. It is unique to each individual. My role is to help individuals find their own unique process for change.  I will work as hard as you do to help you become your best authentic self.  

Location: Westlake Village Office

Terry Nestel, LMFT

Licensure: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Treatment Focus: Infant, Toddlers, and Young Children, Attachment Disturbance, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma

Certifications: Child-Parent Psychotherapy, Mindful Parenting, Infant Massage, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Seeking Safety, Families Overcoming Under Stress

Experience: Community Mental Health Center/Children's Division, Zero-Five Program,  Residential Treatment for Children

Location: Westlake Village Office

Wynne Alexander, LCSW

Licensure: Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Treatment Focus: Anxiety, Panic, OCD, Trauma, Children/Families/Adults, Depression, Gambling Problems

Certifications/Trainings: Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Crisis-Oriented Recovery Services, Seeking Safety, Families Overcoming Under Stress, Critical Incident Stress Debriefing, Military Culture, Alternatives to Violence Program, Non-Violent Communication

Experience: Community Mental Health Center/Children's Division, Crisis Intervention Services, Residential Treatment for Children/Teens, Suicide Prevention Programs, School-Based Services, 

Location: USC Office, Agoura Hills Office

Katie Bryan, LMFT, ATR-BC

Licensure: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Board-Certified Art Therapist

Treatment Focus: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Children/Families

Certifications: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Parenting Program, Crisis-Oriented Recovery Services, Managing and Adapting Practice, Seeking Safety, 

Experience: Community Mental Health Center/Children's Division, Non-Public School, Suicide Prevention Crisis Hotline, Inpatient Treatment Center for Trauma/Eating Disorder/Sexual Addiction, Residential Treatment for Adolescent Girls

Treatment Philosophy: "Everyone has an innate drive towards healing.  You have all of the answers already, therapy is just the way to help you uncover them or help you put them into place."  

Locations: USC Office, Orange County Office

Lindsay Small, LMFT, ATR

Licensure: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Registered Art Therapist

Treatment Focus: Anxiety, Trauma, Depression, LGBT Community, HIV+

Certifications: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Parenting Program, Crisis-Oriented Recovery Services, Managing and Adapting Practice, Seeking Safety 

Experience: Community Mental Health Center/Children's Division, LGBT Center, Residential Treatment for LGBT Teens

Location: USC Office

Adriana Uribe, LMFT

Licensure: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Treatment Focus: Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Children/Families, Immigration Stress, Grief/Loss

Certifications: Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Positive Parenting Program, Crisis-Oriented Recovery Services, Managing and Adapting Practice, Seeking Safety, Child-Parent Psychotherapy

Experience: Community Mental Health Center/Children's Division, Non-Public School, Residential Treatment for Adolescent Girls

Location: Long Beach Affiliate Office (4433 E Village Dr, Suite M, Long Beach, CA 90808)

Languages: English, Spanish

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