Brenda Liliana Gandara

I was born and raised in Mexico. I obtained a doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the fully accredited program in Texas A&M University in College Station. I chose this program because of its emphasis to view treatment of mental illness within a cultural-sensitive framework. In other words, this program trained me to take into consideration how culture could influence how my clients feel, think and act. I completed the…

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Gauri Sánchez

Gauri Sánchez migrated from Guatemala with her family at the young age of seven with her hardworking, loving parents and her older sister. They traveled over 3,000 miles from Guatemala to Stockton, California in pursuit of freedom, safety, and opportunity. She arrived in East Stockton only to find many similar conditions. In a community full of promise but riddled with unresolved social and historical institutional traumas. This disparity and lack…

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Jesus Solorio

Jesus Solorio, Chicano was born and raised in Los Angeles by migrant parents from Michoacán, Mexico. He earned his Masters degree in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Community Mental Health from the California Institute of Integral Studies in 2012 and is currently A Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Jesus currently works at La Familia Counseling Service as a Staff Therapist and Program Supervisor. He also offers healing and therapeutic…

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Viviana Vallin

Previous Next Viviana Vallin is a mental health therapist who strives to incorporate holistic, culturally empowered, trauma informed practices in all that she does. As a queer Latinx therapist, she is passionate about making healing accessible for people of color, immigrants, activists and lgbtq+folx. Viviana is committed to, and on the journey of, decolonizing her mental health offerings and creating spaces of healing and celebration for people of color.

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Jeanette Lopez-Urbina

Ms. Lopez-Urbina is a licensed clinical social worker and has worked in the mental health field since the year 2000, in various settings in Northern and Southern California, including providing individual and family services through various models, such as Wraparound, community-based psychotherapy, and violence prevention work. Ms. Lopez-Urbina has worked extensively with youth and families, especially in the area of trauma, including in specialized services that address gang involvement, childhood…

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Claudette Mestayer

Pronouns: (she/her/hers) Degree/License Type: Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) Specialties: N/A Languages Spoken: English and Spanish

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Milagritos Barrantes O’Shea

City and State: Austin, Texas and California Preferred Gender Pronouns: (she, her, hers) Degree/ License Type: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) Additional Credentials: N/A Languages Spoken: English and Spanish Accepted Payment Methods: Venmo, Square Cash, Checks, and Cash Insurance Plans: Victim Compensation Program – Offers Teletherapy

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