Oceanside

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Etisha Wilbon, LMFT

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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 

Etisha Wilbon is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with the state of California. She has a master’s degree in counseling with an emphasis in marriage, family and children counseling from California State University, Fresno. She has a Bachelor of Art degree in Psychology and Communication Disorders. Etisha has worked in the counseling field for 9 years in a variety of settings including outpatient dual diagnosis, family mediation, children’s wraparound, domestic violence shelters, batters’ intervention locations, group homes and community-based services. Etisha takes a strengths-based, client centered approach to counseling, she has training in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy Facilitator (DBT) and Trauma focused CBT. As a licensed clinician a Grow Through Life Counseling she supports individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, anger, self esteem issues, substance abuse, trauma and adjustment.  

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Ingrid Jimenez, LMFT

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Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 

Ingrid has 15 years experience working with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings. Ingrid is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Registered Art Therapist. She specializes in women's mental health, parents and parenting issues, anxiety, depression, grief, loss, adjustments, transitions     trauma. In addition, she provided behavior and early intervention with young children and families. Ingrid offers art therapy to those who are open to this modality. Through art intervention, she is able to promote self awareness, insight, and healing through reflective practices. Ingrid believes in a client-centered and strength-based approach, and applies strategies from a variety of evidenced based practices to meet the needs of her clients. Ingrid is bilingual, and offers therapy in both English and Spanish. 

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Taylor Weaver, LCSW

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Licensed Clinical Social Worker 

Taylor Weaver has provided direct services focusing on addressing the following: anxiety, substance use, life transitions, relationships, depression, anger, decision making, truancy, law enforcement engagement, self-esteem, life skills, social skills, boundaries and family dynamics.Taylor also has experience working with clients of all ages and developmental stages. She specializes in working with children, teenagers and young adults. She uses the following theoretical modalities: Motivational Interviewing, Strengths-Based, Client-Centered, Solution-Focused, Trauma-Informed, Mindfulness and Family Systems. Taylor earned her master’s degree in Social Work from San Diego State University. She has experience in supporting individuals with complex needs and a range of concerns. Taylor’s previous work has been in community-based organizations and outpatient clinics. She also has strengthened her abilities to build connections through her experience of working within a team via collaborating within the juvenile justice system as well as probation departments in order to support her clients. Taylor joined Grow Through Life Counseling in 2021 to continue to support youth and families in North County San Diego.

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HaleyO'Bryan, AMFT, APCC

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Associate Marriage & Family Therapist, Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Supervised by Melanie Carrion, LMFT

Haley is an associate marriage and family therapist (AMFT) and associate professional clinical counselor (APCC) who graduated from California State University, Fullerton’s M.S. in Counseling Program. As a therapist, Haley takes a client-centered, solution-focused approach and is warm, non-judgmental, and culturally competent. While Haley is equipped to work with clients on a wide range of issues, she is particularly interested in life adjustments, such as post-COVID adaptation, college/career transitions, and healing from trauma. She wrote her thesis on healing from high demand cults and has expertise in this area, too. Haley is also committed to serving LGBTQ+ community members and allies of this group. She creates a safe space for conversation and exploration around these identities. 

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Yang Jiang, AMFT, Phd

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Associate Marriage and Family Therapist Supervised by Kirsten Wimmer, LMFT

Yang is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who received her Master's Degree in marital and family therapy and PhD in Leadership Studies from the University of San Diego. Yang is passionate about helping her clients achieve a sense of purpose, power, and fulfillment through growth in areas such as identification of strengths, socio-emotional skills, and a desire to change. With families and couples, Yang brings a balanced and multi-faceted approach to uncovering and transforming unhealthy relationship dynamics and patterns. Yang has a strong background in substance abuse with adolescents and adults (including working with the families of those struggling with addiction) as well as anxiety and depression. She has also worked with diverse populations and understands how different identities (e.g. race, ethnicity, class, gender) can intersect and influence an individual's well-being. 

 

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Bret Klausen, APCC

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Associate Professional Clinical Counselor Supervised by Melanie Carrion, LMFT

Bret is a warm and empathic APCC who received his Master's degree from National University in 2020. A Socal native, Bret is passionate about working with children and has spent the last three years working across diverse populations. He has worked with at-risk youth and students with special needs, in addition to those experiencing anxiety, family issues, anxiety, depression, and more. He takes a multifaceted approach to treatment, drawing on techniques from client-centered, play therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and mindfulness approaches. In addition to in-person treatment, he has experience working with clients via telehealth, utilizing various tools and resources in order to facilitate an effective and engaging environment for clients from the safety of their own homes. Bret meets his clients from a place of deep understanding and desire to help, which he believes is foundational to the work he does

 

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Greta Meyerhof, LMFT

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Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Greta Meyerhof has over 25 years of experience as a marriage and family therapist in many different treatment settings including working therapeutically with incarcerated youth, working with families housed in domestic violence shelters, providing therapy for young adults and family members in a residential treatment program for substance use disorder and working in a medical clinic. Greta also created and implemented a Parent Education Program that is probation approved. She has considerable experience treating depression, anxiety, trauma, parenting concerns and uses evidenced based tools in her practice such as CBT and mindful based stress reduction. She is confident she can assist families and young ones with life’s challenges whether it is managing stress, resolving conflicts or developing self-empowerment. 

Oceanside Leadership Team

Clinical Manager: Kara Kohnen

Clinical Supervisor: Kara Kohnen

Oceanside Location

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