Melisande is our Chief Operating Officer and is in charge of the strategic and overarching operations of the organization.
Our California Team
Summer Yates is our Office Administrator and oversees the day to day operations and customer support for Mindful Centers.
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 is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in the treatment of sex addiction and other mental health disorders.
I see my clients as partners who work together through a positive and strength-based approach.
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
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 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'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.
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 is a trauma-informed, attachment-focused sex and relationship therapist who works with individuals and couples.
Mary Barbour is a psychotherapist and registered dietitian who specializes in anxiety, trauma, and eating disorders.
David Laramie, PhD is a health psychologist who strongly believes in systemic and integrative approaches to healing and wellness.
Steve is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Licensed Addiction Counselor/Educator, and EMDR Therapist.
Dr. Janelle Haider is a triple-board-certified physician who practices integrative neuropsychiatry.
Amber Mitchell is a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP).