Our California Team

Admin Team

Melisande Ollodart

Melisande Ollodart

Chief Operations Officer

Melisande is our Chief Operating Officer and is in charge of the strategic and overarching operations of the organization.

Summer Yates

Summer Yates

Office Administrator

Summer Yates is our Office Administrator and oversees the day to day operations and customer support for Mindful Centers.

Artin Aghamalian

Artin Aghamalian

Five Star Professional Bookkeeping

Artin Aghamalian is a professional bookkeeper, who has owned and operated Five Star Professional Bookkeeping since 2014, helping small and mid-sized businesses nationwide through virtual platforms.

Darrin Ford,MA, LMFT, CSAT-S, MBATT-CS,CPTT-S

Darrin Ford,MA, LMFT, CSAT-S, MBATT-CS,CPTT-S

Executive Director / Founder, Lic # 53733

Darrin Ford is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in the treatment of sex addiction and other mental health disorders.

Joey Pham, MA, LMFT, MBATT

Joey Pham, MA, LMFT, MBATT

MA, LMFT , MBATT | Lic # 101170

I see my clients as partners who work together through a positive and strength-based approach.

Maria Vazquez

Maria Vazquez

Associate Number # 108826

My name is Maria or Mari, I usually answer to both, and recently graduated from USC (Go Trojans) with my Master's of Social Work.
Maria Vazquez is a associate therapist and currently under Director of Clinical Supervision Josie Myles Lic # MFT50358

Josie Myles, MS, LMFT, CPTT, MBATT

Josie Myles, MS, LMFT, CPTT, MBATT

Director of Clinical Services | Lic # MFT50358

I offer online and in person therapy, working with issues related to sexual addiction, intimacy, anxiety and trauma. I also have a background and passion for working with adolescents with histories of involvement in the criminal justice system.

Blaze Cosko LMFT, MBATT

Blaze Cosko LMFT, MBATT

Marriage & Family Therapist Lic # 134976

Blaze has a Master’s degree in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University’s marriage & family therapy program. He began working with a non-profit organization that specialized in working with sexual abuse victims & perpetrators of domestic violence.

Mayra Iniguez LMFT, EMDR, CSAT

Mayra Iniguez LMFT, EMDR, CSAT

Marriage & Family Therapist License #107360

Mayra's qualifications include a Masters degree and licensing as a Marriage and Family Therapist. She is also certified as an EMDR therapist and holds a specialized certification as a Certified Sex Addiction Therapist (CSAT). Mayra is also bilingual in Spanish. On an energetic level, she is a level II Reiki practitioner and utilizes this modality to help her clients understand their journey from a spiritual perspective.

 Ketamine Team

Eva Altobelli MD

Eva Altobelli MD

Addiction Psychiatry Lic #A 102265

Dr Altobelli started her career with a Bachelors of Fine Arts. Working as a filmmaker in New York City while exploring mindfulness, yoga, neuroscience and expanded states of consciousness. Returning to school after a decade in the arts, Dr. Altobelli completed a Psychiatric residency and Fellowship in Addiction and is trained in Psychedelic Treatment by California Institute of Integral Studies and MAPS.

Lisa Palac LMFT

Lisa Palac LMFT

Sex Therapist, Trauma Specialist

Lisa is a trauma-informed, attachment-focused sex and relationship therapist who works with individuals and couples.

Mary Barbour LMFT

Mary Barbour LMFT

Psychotherapist, Ketamine Therapist, EMDR Therapist

Mary Barbour is a psychotherapist and registered dietitian who specializes in anxiety, trauma, and eating disorders.

David Laramie PhD

David Laramie PhD

Psychologist, Ketamine Therapist

David Laramie, PhD is a health psychologist who strongly believes in systemic and integrative approaches to healing and wellness.

Steve Friedlander LMFT, SEP, CATC IV, EMDR Therapist

Steve Friedlander LMFT, SEP, CATC IV, EMDR Therapist

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Steve is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Licensed Addiction Counselor/Educator, and EMDR Therapist.

Janelle Haider, MD

Janelle Haider, MD

Integrative Neuropsychiatrist

Dr. Janelle Haider is a triple-board-certified physician who practices integrative neuropsychiatry.

Amber Mitchell PMHNP

Amber Mitchell PMHNP

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Amber Mitchell is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).

Bookkeeping Team

Attorney Team