Ivy Zamora is a female licensed marriage and family therapist offering services to adolescents and adults in California. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in mood disorders, coping skills and stress management. In her practice, Ivy’s philosophy of care is person-centered, supportive, and solution-focused.
Ivy’s interest in mental and behavioral health care developed when she realized the great need for mental health care providers. She wants to provide support to those who feel they do not have someone in their personal life to be there.
Ivy’s a mother of three boys. She loves Disneyland and has a passion for working with adolescents and teens.
“What doesn’t kill you will make you stronger.”
Janet Bosworth is a female licensed marriage and family therapist offering services to adults in California. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in LGBT issues, anxiety disorders, grief counseling and coping skills. In her practice, Janet’s philosophy of care is to provide a safe and supportive space for clients to talk about their feelings and problems. She believes the primary goal of therapy is to help clients move forward in a positive direction in their lives.
Janet’s interest in mental and behavioral health care began in middle school when her mother introduced her to a series of articles in the Christian Science Monitor regarding the treatment of minors in the California juvenile system.
In her free time, Janet enjoys arts and crafts. She loves old movies and quiet time in nature.
“It is what it is.”
Patricia Riley is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescents and adults in California. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in women’s health, domestic violence, child custody and crisis weight–related issues. In her practice, her philosophy of care is to first and foremost do no harm. In addition, she meets clients where they are in life regarding their current situation and their ability to process information.
Patricia lives in a rural area. She loves animals and has rescued several breeds of dogs. She also loves anything outdoors including gardening, walking, fishing and exploring.
“If you are going through hell, keep going.” – Winston Churchill
“Not all of us can do great things. But we can do small things with great love.” – Mother Teresa
Oluwatoyin Iseyemi is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner offering services to children, adolescents and adults in California. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, anxiety disorders, bipolar disorders, schizophrenia and mood disorders.
Dr. Rouzi Shengelia is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to adults in California and New York. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in adult psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, mood disorder, anxiety disorders and depression. In her practice, Dr. Shengelia believes that in order to feel fulfilled in life, one’s mind and body should be in harmony.
Dr. Shengelia’s interest in mental and behavioral health care came naturally with having always been fascinated by people’s minds.
Dr. Shengelia has traveled to Lapland, she loves spending time with friends and getting licensed as a clinician in the United States was a childhood dream of hers.
“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the water to create many ripples.” —Mother Teresa
Cynthia Martin is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescents and adults in Washington. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in anxiety disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy, post-traumatic stress disorder and stress management. In her practice, Cynthia’s approach to care includes providing a supportive, non-judgmental, collaborative environment for healing, positive change and happiness. She works with patients to find the inner strength to build resiliency. Cynthia’s goal as a therapist is to create a therapeutic alliance with clients with the belief that the client is the expert of their life.
Cynthia’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare developed in school. During her undergrad and post-graduate, she had the honor of working with teens, children, families, and adults with a wide range of issues that related to behavior challenges, self-esteem, identity, relationships, self-harm, medical, trauma, abuse, substance abuse and surviving domestic violence. She realized what a positive difference a therapeutic relationship can foster in youth and adults.
Cynthia loves being outside, going for hikes, camping and gardening. One thing on her bucket list is to fly in a hot air balloon.
“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou
Dr. Elise Griffin is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to adults in Texas. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, anger management and mood disorders. In her practice, Dr. Griffin’s philosophy of care is to use treatment history and listen to the patients’ needs in order to come up with the best treatment options.
Dr. Griffin’s interest in mental and behavioral health care developed naturally due to her general curiosity of why people behave the way they do and how it relates to brain function.
Dr. Griffin has traveled to almost all U.S. states. She likes collecting buttons and loves shopping.
“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting different results.” – Albert Einstein
Brian Shaffer is a licensed professional counselor offering services to adolescents and adults in Michigan. He has a variety of clinical interests; however, he specializes in grief counseling, trauma and abuse, addiction, substance abuse, anxiety disorders and mood disorders.
Dr. Nicole Christian-Brathwaite is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to children, adolescents and adults in Illinois and Massachusetts. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in mood disorders, child and adolescent psychiatry, trauma and racial trauma. Her philosophy of care is patient-centered and strength-based.
Dr. Christian-Brathwaite became interested in mental and behavioral health care after working as an elementary school teacher. She realized that the children who were having the most difficulty were those with a history of trauma or mental health concerns.
Dr. Christian-Brathwaite is originally from Philadelphia and will always be an Eagles and Sixers fan. Her favorite singer is Whitney Houston.
“Statistics don’t lie, statisticians do.”
Anthony Lopez is a licensed mental health counselor offering services to adults in Florida, New York and Virginia. He has a variety of clinical interests; however, he specializes in men’s issues and health, stress management, depression, anxiety disorders and faith-based counseling. In his practice, Anthony’s philosophy of care is to form a true connection and trust with each patient. He usually begins by focusing on equipping patients with the resources to manage their symptoms and then looks for deeper issues that may exist. Anthony’s approach to care is collaborative, insightful and enjoyable. Patients have expressed that he’s very down to earth and that their situation was well understood.
Anthony’s interest in mental and behavioral healthcare developed while working as an administrator at a university. There, he started a mentoring and leadership program. He ended up mentoring some of the students and loved it. Anthony then felt that pursuing a career in therapy was the next step.
Anthony speaks English, Spanish and Portuguese. He’s traveled to Israel, Jordan, Brazil, Guatemala and Bolivia, and has received U.S. Senate Congressional Recognition.
“Start from wherever you are and with whatever you’ve got.”- Jim Rohn