Our Team

Who’s the best fit for you?

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

BRENDA VACCARO, PsyD

LICENSED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST (PSY29151)
Founder & Executive Director

  • Adults with Childhood Emotional Neglect
  • Relationship & Vulnerability Coaching
  • 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
  • Relationship & Marital Problems
  • Depression & Mood Disorders
  • Therapeutic Parenting Support
  • Self-Regulation & Distress Tolerance
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)

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

  • Addictions & Compulsions
  • Codependency
  • Relationship Issues
  • Eating Disorders
  • Anxiety & Stress
  • Depression

Alternative Language: Spanish

ELISA LOUIZOS, LCSW

LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER (33368)
Attachment Specialist

  • In-home Child (ages 4-10) Therapy
  • In-home Family Therapy
  • In-home Therapeutic Parenting Support
  • Adoption Competent Therapist
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