Ryann Moehn Grenevitch, LMFT
Ryann Moehn Grenevitch is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Diego who specializes in working with children and families. Since graduating from the University of San Diego with her Masters in 2002, Ryann has conducted individual, group and family therapy in a school-based setting focusing on the academic, social and emotional development of each student. Her passion is working with children and adolescents on a variety of issues impacting school and home. Ryann applies individualized treatment approaches to best fit the needs of the client. She has worked with students with a wide range of mental health issues achieve their IEP goals alongside teachers, parents and school administrators. Ryann strives to create a safe, empathetic, supportive and nurturing environment for all of her clients.
Julia Maushart, LMFT
Julia Maushart is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist located in San Diego, California. Julia has worked with individuals, couples, children and families for more than 7 years. She began her career as part of North County Lifeline where she counseled youth, individuals and families by providing support with life transitions, academic planning, behavioral issues and interpersonal relationships. Since 2009, she has facilitated support groups and educational classes, such as Teen empowerment and Development, Social Skills, Anti-bullying/Theft, Anger Management and Parenting Education. Julia has been working in the school setting for the last 5 years and finds working with students extremely rewarding. Her goal is to help students uncover their inherent strengths, innate potential and sense of direction. She focuses on the unique needs of each student improving insight and awareness so they are able to grow as individuals and make significant progress toward their goals.
Angie Rosenberg, LMFT
Angie believes in empowering health and preventative medicine. She uses a strength and wellness based approach, creating ease, health, and wellness for clients. Angie holds a M.A. in Marriage & Family Therapy, B.S. in Music Therapy, and is nationally board certified in music and massage therapy. Since 2006, she has worked in treatment centers, hospitals, nonprofits, hospice, preventative care and developmental services. Angie collaborates with other natural health providers to offer unique treatment choices and recommendations. She sees her clients for who they are at their core and uses her extensive training to heal and empower her clients with the tools they need to thrive. Angie offers traditional family counseling, couples, children, adolescent, group counseling, addiction/recovery treatment, and music therapy
Susan Buckley, LMFT
Susan is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in San Diego. Susan has always had a passion for working with children, adolescents and teens. Before becoming a therapist, Susan volunteered as a children’s coordinator at a domestic violence shelter. During and after graduate school, she worked from a trauma-based perspective with foster children and foster parents at an agency. Since becoming a therapist, Susan has worked in private practice with a variety of populations, her favorites being children and families. Using a variety of techniques, including art and play interventions, Susan strives to help children ages 3 through 18 to express what they might not yet have the verbal skills to convey, in order to help them more effectively communicate, problem-solve, process emotions, and interact with others. She feels fortunate to be in a position to help children develop tools that can help them experience life more fully and successfully.
Devon DuBois, LMFT
Devon DuBois is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of California (LMFT, #87052). She received her Masters degree from Alliant International University and has spent the past 7 years working in a variety of mental health settings. She has experience presenting for organizations such as The National Charity League, The United States Navy, the California Association for Marriage and Family Therapists, and MOPS. She has received extensive training in the Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) model and has experience working with military populations, trauma-survivors, distressed couples and families, and adolescents. Devon is passionate about helping individuals make healthier decisions, find balance, and overcome challenges related to anxiety, learning disabilities, or depression. Her approach is collaborative in nature, and much of her theoretical framework is centered around attachment theory. Her mission is to help adolescents experience improved health, increased happiness, and more success in life and in the classroom.
Kari van den Eikhof, LMFT
Kari van den Eikhof is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), credentialed teacher, and artist from North County San Diego. She received both her Bachelor’s in Liberal Studies and teaching credential from California State, Long Beach in 2011 and later earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in 2017. Kari has spent her career in education, teaching both preschool and kindergarten before returning to graduate school. While in graduate school, Kari trained as a high school mental health counselor.In addition to working as an LMFT, Kari enjoys drawing and painting, and she has found success incorporating art in counseling sessions to help students express themselves non-verbally. Kari believes in the power of human connection, and seeks first to build trust and respect with students in order to create a space of growth, self-discovery, and healing.
Elana Lesse, LPCC
Elana is an Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC), credentialed school counselor with her PPS, and National Certified Counselor (NCC). She holds her B.S. in applied developmental psychology and her M.A. in counseling. Elana has worked in the school-setting providing counseling services to support students’ academic, social, emotional, and behavioral development. She believes in first establishing rapport with her clients, in order to provide a safe and supportive environment where all clients can feel heard. Elana recognizes the power of working alongside a multidisciplinary team to best support each individual. She is passionate about working with children and adolescents to help them develop advocacy skills, effective coping skills, and feel empowered to make positive change.
Valerie Holcomb, LMFT
Valerie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.She received her Master of Arts in Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from Brandman University. She received a teaching credential in 2007 and has been working in the mental health field since 2013. She has worked with individuals, couples, adolescents, and families in a private practice setting, and has experience in the areas of Parenting, Depression, Anxiety, Addiction, and Trauma. Valerie provides valuable assistance to all students in the areas of academic achievement, career, and social/emotional development, ensuring students become productive, well-adjusted members of society. Valerie has been helping people transcend their past and live fulfilling lives. She strives to learn what her students want out of life and help them achieve their goals. Valerie is a firm believer that there is hope of a brighter future for everyone that she meets. Her commitment to change, innovation and growth coupled with her empathetic and compassionate approach creates the opportunity for keeping hope alive. Valerie’s teaching background and her own life experiences as a parent and wife have presented her with opportunities to develop meaningful connections with people from a wide array of backgrounds. She is a true advocate and believes in empowering students to make positive choices toward pursuing life goals. Valerie is a compassionate, helping professional who believes in a strengths-based approach with a proven record of helping people regain control of their own lives.
Preston Herdt, AMFT, APCC
Preston is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. Preston has been working for Specialized Therapy Services since 2022. Preston’s goal as a therapist is to create an environment where each client feels that they are accepted and that it is safe to talk openly about their experiences without judgment.
Through his education and experience as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) and Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC), he has worked with youth and children ages 5-18 years old helping them through their struggles with anxiety, depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), life transitions, difficulty communicating their feelings and emotions with others, suicidal thoughts, and self-injurious behaviors. While supporting the individual, he also works with the family, parents, and guardians to increase the family’s ability to support the client through their difficult experiences.
Preston holds a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from California Baptist University.
Preston has been trained in the following therapeutic strategies: Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) Basic Skills Training and Advanced Trainings, Motivational Interviewing (MI), Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), attended Emotion Focused Therapy Externship (EFT) and Core Skills, and he has Gottman Level one Certification.
Kimberlin Sanchez, LMFT
Kimberlin is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in San Diego. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Criminal Justice Minor from Northern Arizona University and earned a Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State Fullerton.
She uses a person-centered approach with her clients specializing in school based counseling working with students with ADHD, Autism, Anxiety, Depression Motivation, and relationship challenges. Kimberlin specializes in working with gang affiliated youth, court mandated clients, students with trauma, and students who have challenges in the classroom. Kimberlin enjoys working as a collaborative team to reach the clients desired goals.
Kimberlin has experience working in agency settings, Juvenile Hall, and school-based structures. She enjoys using the therapeutic relationship to act as conduit for change using evidenced based approaches such as Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy in addition to art therapy and mindfulness in her sessions to assist clients. Kimberlin enjoys meeting students where they are whether that be doing a session while shooting hoops, going for a short walk, or doing sidewalk chalk outside. She believes that the goal of therapy should be helping the client to learning tools to better help themselves.
Katie Hicks, LCSW
Katie’s credential indicates that she has completed a Masters degree in Social Work, and that she is a licensed clinical social worker, LCSW. Her undergraduate degree is in child development with a minor in family relations. She is currently enrolled in University of California, San Diego’s Play Therapy Certificate Program to become a Registered Play Therapist, RPT.
She is passionate about children and families in all stages, holding space for them to feel fully accepted and loved. She believes that her role as a therapist is to support the family as a whole and including parents is a vital piece of the therapeutic process.
Her therapeutic approach utilizes trauma-informed, cognitive-behavioral, play, and attachment theories. She believes that every child and family is unique and that as a therapist her role is to meet your child and family where you are and mold my therapy practice to fit your needs.
She has been working with children professionally for fifteen years in many different capacities. From schools to group homes, even in-home family counseling, she has spent much time working to support youth where they are at in their lives. During these years she has developed a passion for helping children and families work through grief and changes.
In her free time she likes to hike, drink coffee and spend time with her family.