Nnaemeka “Emeka” Anosike is a licensed nurse practitioner offering services to adults and adolescents in California. He has a variety of clinical interests, however, he specializes in bipolar disorder, mood disorders and ADHD. Emeka became a nurse practitioner because he believes in helping individuals manage and deal with mental and behavioral conditions.
When Emeka is not providing service to his patients, he enjoys traveling and he absolutely loves being on the soccer field!
Reynald Omega is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner offering services to adolescent and adult residents in California, Florida and New Jersey. He has a variety of clinical interests; however, he specializes in bipolar disorders, mood disorders, schizoaffective disorder, schizophrenia, substance use, dependence and addiction. In his practice, Reynald uses a holistic approach centered around the belief that a stronger mind will lead to a stronger body.
Reynald’s interest in mental and behavioral health care came naturally; he has always wanted to help people live a better life. He helps individuals overcome life challenges through resilience building.
Reynald is a foreign physician graduate, speaks four languages and loves technology.
“Mental health is as just important as physical health.”
Sarah Karamat is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adults in California. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in post-partum depression, stress management and grief counseling. In her practice, Sarah believes in working together with patients to help identify and achieve their goals and believes in being there for her patients in the here and now.
Sarah’s interest in mental and behavioral health care stems from her fascination with human behavior and interactions and relationships.
Sarah is working towards a certification in perinatal mental health due to her interest in women’s mental health. She enjoys traveling, cooking and feeding family and friends.
“Look for the answer inside your question.” – Rumi
Rebecca Poage is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to children, adolescent and adult residents in California and Texas. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are working with trauma survivors, veterans, learning issues, mood disorders, medical issues and autism immune issues. In her practice, Rebecca’s philosophy of care is to look for strengths, resources and spiritual and community support that individuals may have. She assesses areas of need and seeks to help empower individuals to access resources to promote growth and aid in reducing their challenges. Rebecca works to help individuals see their challenges from a perspective that allows for breakthroughs. She will typically use metaphors adapted to everyone to describe situations to help facilitate problem resolution.
Rebecca’s interest in mental and behavioral health care comes from having benefited from her own therapy. Her interest then developed when those close to her sought her support. She feels well suited for the field.
Rebecca once rented a stick-shift car to explore Normandy, France for a week on her own. She has fond memories of going on road trips as a child with her family around the US, some of Canada and Mexico. She has an interest in art, music, dance, drama and cinema. Humor is a key value of hers.
“What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” – Helen Keller
Diana Methfessel, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist offering services to adult residents in California. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are family therapy comprised of adult children and their parents, therapy for graduate students in master level or PhD/PsyD university programs, therapy with adult children of alcoholic/addictive parents, therapy with family members struggling with an addictive family member, hospice and end of live issues, grief work related to pets, and hoarding. In her practice, Diana believes that most people want to be heard and accepted for whatever they are going through at that moment. Once someone feels understood, they can then embrace hope to consider walking through the dark places in their lives.
Since she was young, Diana has been interested in mental health care and how people think and behave. Her sense of curiosity allows her to “lean in” and imagine what it is like to walk in the shoes of individuals she is working with.
After 50 years in her home state of California, Diana decided to move across the country to Florida. She is dedicated to wellness practice, including yoga and mindfulness meditation, and is passionate about animals and preserving our beautiful world.
“A challenge is an opportunity to change your direction.”
Stephen Herman is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to children, adolescent and adult residents in California and New York. He has a vast array of clinical interests; however, his specializations are child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, mood disorders, parenting and play therapy. In his practice, Stephen believes in providing compassionate, exemplary and skillful care, maintaining the highest ethics of his profession.
Stephen’s interest in mental health care comes from having always worked with children; he started out as a pediatrician and practiced for several years. Stephen loves to listen to all kinds of music, especially classical and folk. He used to have a radio show in New York for medical consumers. Additionally, he is board certified in forensic psychiatry and writer on forensics and children for the Newsletter of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law.
“Money may be the husk of many things, but not the kernel. It brings you food, but not appetite; medicine, but not health; acquaintances, but not friends; servants, but not loyalty; days of joy, but not peace or happiness.” -Henrik Ibsen
Eva Hill is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adults in California, New Jersey, Washington D.C. and Maryland. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are stress management, mood disorders, grief counseling, relationships and effective communication. In her practice, Eva’s philosophy of care is centered around the belief that compassion and wisdom are core aspects of being human. She believes that therapy helps us connect to our natural strengths and develop the skillfulness we need to live more peacefully with our minds, and with the people around us.
Eva’s interest in mental and behavioral health developed while working on healing herself. Through her experience, she gained confidence that others too could benefit from getting the help they need to lead empowered, purposeful lives.
Eva has had a long-term interest and practice in meditation, counseled Peace Corps volunteers in Nepal and taught English in China.
“These pains you feel are messengers. Listen to them.” – Rumi
Clinician Gender Identity: Female
Clinician Racial/Ethnic Identity: White
Treatment Age Range: 18+
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)-focused
Exposure Response Prevention
Solution Focused Brief (SFBT)
Andrew O’Neil is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adult residents in California. He has a vast array of clinical interests; however, his specializations are anxiety disorders, mood disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy, life transitions and LGBT issues.
Dr. Nikita Dixon is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to children and adolescent residents in California. Nikita is a graduate of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.
Lorraine Gray, LMFT is a licensed marriage and family therapist offering services to adult residents in California. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her specializations are LGBT issues, life transitions, geriatric therapy, gender identity and dysphoria, and women’s issues and health. In her practice, Lorraine’s approach to care is to work alongside her clients to help them get where they want to be. She prides herself on being open-minded and non–judgmental; and is generally upbeat and really cares about the people she works with.
Lorraine’s interest in mental health care comes from always having been drawn to the details and stories people shared about themselves. For as long as she can remember people told her “you would make a great therapist”, so she listened and became one.
Lorraine makes delicious ice cream and says that the most beautiful place she’s been to is Norway.
“Never be defined by your past. It was just a lesson, not a life sentence.” -Unknown