Who’s the best fit for you?

We’ll make therapy relatable to life outside of our sessions.

Finding a therapist who best fits your individual needs is essential to your well-being. Research indicates that one of the biggest indicators of therapeutic success is the strength of the relationship clients develop with their therapists.

Our team is made up of mental health and life coaching experts whose knowledge, skills, and experience will provide informed guidance as you explore, define, and progress toward your goals. Each of us has honed our specialties through thoughtfully planned experience as well as extensive and focused education and training. We collaborate across our areas of expertise to offer support that is attuned to your unique needs and priorities.

BRENDA VACCARO, PsyD

LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST (PSY29151)
Founder & Executive Director

  • Adults with Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Vulnerability Coaching for Avoidant Adults
  • People Pleasers & Self-Assertiveness
  • Emotional Avoidance & Excessive Self-Reliance
  • Trauma, Shame, & Recovering Connection
  • Young Adults & Difficult Life Transitions
  • Certified Adoption Competent Therapist
  • Adult Adoptees; Birth/First & Adoptive Families
LA TANYA TAKLA, EdD, LMFT, LPCC

LICENSED MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPIST (49566)
LICENSED PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL COUNSELOR (247)
PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTANT (PSB94024407)

Supervised by Brenda Vaccaro, PsyD (PSY29151)
Program Director, Inclusive Mental Health Initiative

  • Couples
  • Grief & Loss
  • Anxiety, Stress, & Depression
  • Relationship & Marital Problems
  • Ethnic Minority/Multicultural Issues
  • Developmental & Life Transitions
JASMINKA RAINEY, MSW

REGISTERED ASSOCIATE CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (80212)
Supervised by Brenda Vaccaro, PsyD (PSY29151)
Self Development Specialist

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Anxious Tweens, Teens, & Adults
  • DBT for Individuals, Couples, & Families
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Relationship Challenges & Coaching
  • Depression & Mood Instability

Alternative Languages: Croatian, Serbian

MARLENE ROSE

CERTIFIED LIFE COACH & BEHAVIOR ANALYST
Clinical Operations Manager

  • Women in Transition & Baby Boomers
  • Behavioral Analysis & Feedback
  • Values & Life Patterns Assessment
  • Career Transition Strategies
  • Leadership + Impact Coaching
TRAVIS NELSON, AMFT, APCC

REGISTERED ASSOCIATE MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPIST (112262)
REGISTERED ASSOCIATE PROFESSIONAL CLINICAL COUNSELOR (6181)
Supervised by La Tanya Takla, EdD, LMFT (49566), LPCC (247)
Program Director, Community Education & Outreach

  • PTSD & Trauma
  • Anxiety, Stress, & Depression
  • Veterans & Military Families
  • Race-based Traumatic Stress
  • Men & Fathers of Color
LUPE RODRIGUEZ, LCSW

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (26961)
Program Director, Holistic Addiction Services

Alternative Language: Spanish

ELISA LOUIZOS, LCSW

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (33368)
Attachment Specialist

  • Children & Teens (ages 4-14)
  • Parent-Child Relationship Coach
  • Pre/Post Adoption Education & Support
  • Therapeutic Parenting Skills to Nurture Attachment-Challenged Children
  • In-home Child, Teen, & Family Therapy
  • Certified Adoption Competent Therapist
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