Joshua Opatowsky is a licensed clinical social worker offering behavioral health services to young adults and adults throughout California and Oklahoma. He treats a full list of specialties; however, his specialties include anxiety disorders, depression, LGBT issues, trauma/PTSD, and mood disorders.
Joshua received his Master of Social Work in 2014 from California State University, Bakersfield.
Joshua’s therapeutic style is both cooperative and client-driven. His goal is to ensure that all sessions and interactions are as cooperative as possible. Joshua believes that all clients have underlying strengths that serve to benefit them in life and in the therapeutic process.
Joshua is a marathoner and has run over 100 races total. He also enjoys playing video games online while broadcasting them live to an audience.
“If you will it, it is no dream.” – Theodor Herzl
Dr. Leroy Arenivar is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to children, adolescents and adults in California, Texas, and Washington. Dr. Arenivar has an array of clinical interests; however, his expertise includes child psychiatry, anxiety disorders and ADHD.
Dr. Arenivar became interested in mental and behavioral health care in medical school where he realized that his desire to hear people’s stories was best suited for psychiatry. He continues to be interested in the evolution of psychiatric care from the innovative delivery through telehealth to being able to offer new treatment modalities like Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation.
Dr. Arenivar has worked as an attending psychiatrist for the past eight years, primarily treating children and adults in the outpatient setting. His approach to care is to focus on building rapport with patients so that patients trust his recommendations and at the same time feel comfortable talking about their apprehension regarding psychiatric medications. He is focused on making sure patients understand how medicine can help improve their condition in combination with other approaches like psychotherapy and self-care.
In his non-clinical time, Dr. Arenivar enjoys watching movies, traveling, and enjoying the outdoors of Austin, TX!
“Do all the good you can, for all the people you can, in all the ways you can, as long as ever you can.”
Maria Cancelada is a licensed clinical social worker providing services to adults in the state of California. She has a vast array of clinical interests; however, her expertise lies in depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and mood disorder. Maria entered the field of behavioral health because of her passion to help people.
Maria’s approach to care is to treat each person as a unique individual. Her philosophy is to provide unconditional acceptance and support regardless of their personal struggles or circumstances.
“It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the light.” – Aristotle
AJ Horowitz is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adults in California, Iowa, Pennsylvania and Utah. He has a vast array of clinical interests and offers services in trauma and PTSD, anxiety, substance use, LGBT issues, and codependency.
AJ’s personal recovery from alcohol use disorder over 30 years ago made his desire to help people not only a want, but an imperative. AJ believes that treatment is a joint effort between him and his patient. He will work with his patient to explore issues that are troubling and together, will look for healing as a team.
AJ has lived all over the country and worked with the military for nearly a decade.
“If I am not for me then who is for me. If I am only for myself then what am I.”
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
Anthony Lopez is a licensed mental health counselor offering services to adults in California, New Jersey, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas 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
Dr. Sara Bodner is a board-certified psychiatrist offering services to adults in California, Florida and Illinois. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in bipolar, post-traumatic stress disorder, mood disorders, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia. Sara’s philosophy of care is centered around her personal view of mental health being like a seesaw. She believes that a psychiatrist must improve things enough so that the balance shifts the patient’s mood, psyche and cognition from going down to going up. When that shift occurs, the patient can better help themselves through therapy, exercise and behavioral interventions.
Sara had a relative who had a mental health problem which left an impression on her and lead her to a career in mental and behavioral health care.
Sara used to work in cancer research and did some of the early research on tumor suppressor genes. In addition to being a psychiatrist, she has three board certifications in pathology. Sara trained in psychiatry at Yale, where her father is an alumnus.
“I‘m a man of principle and the principal principle is flexibility.“ – Sam Ervin
Lori Miller is a licensed marriage and family therapist offering services to adults in California and Illinois. She has a variety of clinical interests; however, she specializes in life transitions, self-esteem issues, relationship issues and trauma. In her practice, Lori’s philosophy of care is centered around her belief in each person’s unique ability to create change and thrive throughout their circumstances.
Lori became interested in mental and behavioral health care after working in the banking industry for several years. She realized she wanted to work more directly with people.
Lori believes pets bring a special happiness to one’s life and has two dogs of her own that she adores. She enjoys running, hiking and being outdoors. DIY has become a new hobby of hers; she enjoys learning how to do new things!
“Life is from the inside out. When you shift on the inside, life shifts on the outside.” – Kamal Ravikant
“Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.” – Babe Ruth