President & Clinical Director
Terri received her undergraduate degree in Social Science from Chapman University in 2010, graduating with honors. She immediately began her graduate studies at Chapman University in marriage and family therapy and received her Master of Arts, Psychology, MFT degree in 2012. Terri has experience working with adolescents, couples, individuals, and families. She is trained in the Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy model which emphasizes treatment of the whole person, including familial, educational, occupational, social, spiritual, mental and emotional domains. Terri specializes in working with individuals, couples and families who are struggling with issues unique to divorce, co-parenting, step-parenting, single parenting, grandparents raising grandchildren, adoption, and LGBTQ families.
Veronica completed her BA in Psychology and Sociology at the University of Notre Dame. She received her Master’s Degree in Psychology, with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Chapman University in 2010. Veronica completed her internship with Riverside County Department of Mental Health Services, and currently serves in their Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) program.
Veronica Barnes works with adults, adolescents, children, parental units, and family systems. She is passionate about helping your family heal and reconnect. Her calm, direct approach helps you to discover your deepest truths and find your way back to living your authentic life.
Alex received his Associates Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Addiction Studies from College of the Desert in 2009, with honors. In 2011, he received his BA in Psychology from Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus, receiving the “Roger’s Scholar” award. Alex then completed his Master’s Degree in Social Work at Cal State San Bernardino in 2014, and was awarded “Outstanding Graduate Student” of the Social and Behavioral Science Colleges. He completed his internship with Riverside County Department of Mental Health Services, is trained in the Multi-Dimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) model, and has extensive experience providing crisis services to adolescents and families with the Youth Hospital Intervention Program (YHIP).
Alex works with adults and adolescents, individually, in groups, and with couples and families. He is skilled in working with people who are experiencing depression, anxiety, anger, trauma, family conflict and substance use. Alex has a balanced approach combining empathy, patience, humor, and directness, which helps you get to the heart of the matter, increasing your ability to find lasting solutions to the challenges you are facing.
Stephanie received her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts with a concentration in Addiction Studies from College of the Desert in 2009, with honors. She received her BA in Psychology from Cal State San Bernardino Palm Desert Campus in 2011, obtaining the Pathways To Success Scholarship. Stephanie completed her Master’s Degree in Social Work at USC with honors in 2013, with a concentration in Mental Health. Her internships have included work with Hi-Desert Behavioral Services and Martha’s Village. She is highly trained in the Gestalt Therapy Model, Motivational Interviewing, and crisis intervention, and is certified with the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP).
Stephanie works with adults, adolescents, couples, and families. Her expertise includes issues with anxiety, depression, intrapersonal and interpersonal struggles, trauma, substance use, and family conflict. She is passionate about guiding you to reach your full potential using a “strengths-based” therapeutic approach – concentrating on your inherent and personal strengths, and then deploying those strengths to aid in your recovery and empowerment. Her combination of straightforwardness and encouragement assists you in utilizing healthy coping skills in order to attain your goals.