Our Clinical Team drives the care in our vital programs. Each is deeply invested in our mission to deliver accessible mental health care that strengthens communities and nurture restorative-minded clinicians toward licensure. Each contributes feedback on performance and sustainable process within this practice, and we are grateful to have capasity because of their gifts.
Tiffany Dzioba, PsyD
LMFT | Evidence-based Therapy | Mindfulness |Trauma-Focused CBT
DBT |Solution-Focused Therapy | Motivational Interviewing
In her15 years of clinical experience, Tiffany has opened, developed, and grown inpatient and residential treatment programs for mental health and addiction; including clinical supervision, program oversight, curriculum development, and executive leadership.
"I created a spiritually-integrated model of supervision (The SIS Model) for therapists to effectively assess for and integrate interventions that address spiritual worldviews."
Tiffany has been a member of this training program since 2015 and is an instrumental participate in our organizational development.
Yisraela Ketterman, LMFT
Certified in Attachment-Focused EMDR | Somatic Therapist
LGBT Affirmative | AACAST Couples and Sex Therapist | Certified Life Coach
Yisraela has been practicing in private practice as a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist for the past 11 years and is passionate about making the world a better place. She is also President of Character Champions Behavioral Health & Wellness.
"I am committed to building Compassionate Communities one HEART at a time"
Yisraela has been a member of this training program since 2016 and is an instrumental participate in our organizational development.
Maxine M. Hughes, LMFT
Certified Sex Therapist-C | Somatic Therapist | LGBT Affirmative
Maxine is deeply committed to Queer and Women of Color issues and offers support groups for both populations. She has 11 years of clinical experience including residential and outpatient settings. She is co-founder of Life and Sex Therapy Center.
"My intention is to support self-confidence, we deserve
to be grounded, connected and empowered"
Maxine has been a member of this training program since 2019 and is an instrumental participate in our organizational development.
Dominic Valdes, LCSW
EMDR Therapist | Certified Sex Addiction Therapist | LGBTQ Affirmative
Trauma-Focused CBT |International Institue of Trauma and Addiction
Dominic has 14 years of clinical practice and more than 20 years of social activism in support of LGBTQ issues. He is a leadership consultant and therapist for a mental health and substance abuse treatment center in Los Angles. He is also co-founder of Life and Sex Therapy Center,
"As a gay, Hispanic boy growing up in Bakersfield, CA - life was,
needless to say, difficult. I am here to support folx on that journey"
Dominic has been a member of this training program since 2020 and is an instrumental participate in our organizational development.