Sage Jaurequi is a Licensed Marriage and Family therapist. He specializes in couples therapy having advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy and The Gottman Method Couples Therapy. He completed his initial training in EFT in 2019 by Sue Johnson and have received further training by TriAlliant San Diego, which has worked closely with Sue Johnson in research and training.
Most of his clinical experience has been working with couples. He is client-centered and use a variety of modalities (EMDR, Attachment Theory, Imago Theory, Systemic Family Therapy) to assist clients with achieving their therapeutic goals.
Prior to becoming a Licensed Therapist, Sage worked in public behavioral health having served in various roles to include volunteer, case manager, and trainer. He has 15 years of training experience at the corporate level. He has spent half of his life as a flight attendant having traveled the world. He is passionate about people, culture, and celebrating diversit
Mya is a licensed therapist in Arizona. She earned her BA in Interpersonal Communications from Eastern Washington University and her M. Ed. in Mental Health Counseling from Seattle University. She has aided clients in the pursuit of wellness, recovery, and success and they have ranged from teens to adults and are diverse in makeup and background. Her clinical experience includes working with individuals, families, Depression, PTSD, Gender Identity/ LGBTQ support, Anxiety, Bipolar, Personality Disorders, relationship conflict, addiction, and more.
She uses a person-centered approach when working with my clients by using primarily narrative therapy, CBT, and DBT. Mya is an eclectic therapist and uses therapy interventions best suited for her client’s needs, changing her approach from person to person.
I look forward to helping you uncover and discover the health and wellness you have been capable of all along.
After spending 25 years in the business world, Val became a Licensed Associate Counselor, which had been a lifelong passion of hers. A deep sense of curiosity about people combined with her own personal journey in recovery fueled her desire to assist individuals learn ways to become "unstuck" so they, too, can experience the joy and peace that is meant for them to find.
"My therapeutic style is collaborative and very action oriented/solution focused. I want to give my clients tools they can use right away. My mission is to help my clients uncover and discover their own strengths and dreams so they can live fuller lives". On a personal level, Val has 2 cats and 1 dog, all rescues. She is married, loves to hike, drink coffee and travel around the world to experience interesting cultures and adventures in order broaden her perspective of people and the world.
Sarab Khalsa is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in Arizona. She graduated with a degree in Psychology from Fort Lewis college in Colorado before pursuing a Masters’ degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling here in Arizona.
Sarab’s clinical experience includes working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, families and groups. She has also worked with clients experiencing trauma, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, low self-esteem, anger and life transitions.
She is a client-centered counselor who also incorporates Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), mindfulness practices, strengths-based counseling, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and expressive arts. Sarab adapts to other interventionsthat will work best for each client.
She believes in creating and facilitating a safe space for clients to process experiences, and learn useful skills and tools. She also believes that counseling is a unique, client-led experience where client and counselor can collaborate together to achieve the needs and goals of each client.
“I look forward to building a therapeutic relationship and going on this healing journey with you.”
Morgan holds a Masters of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Grand Canyon University, is a board-certified Music Therapist (MT-BC) and a certified Sex-Offender Treatment provider for both adult and juvenille populations.
Morgan's clinical experience includes working with depression, anxiety, ADHD, relationship and family conflict, LGBTQ+, ethical non-monogamy, sexually maladaptive behaviors, personality disorders, and body image struggles. She employs a number of modalities including family-systems therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, DBT, and person-centered therapy to help empower clients to progress towards their goals. She is passionate about providing client-centered care tailored to the needs of the individual while cultivating a safe therapeutic environment.
*Now accepting new clients for both virtual and in-person sessions* Hello! My name is Sierra Carroll and I am a licensed therapist in Arizona. I completed my BS in Psychology from Sam Houston State University in 2013 before moving to Arizona and completing a Masters in Professional Counseling in 2018. I have worked with clients of all ages and walks of life through both my career in the medical field and experience in counseling. It is my passion to help guide clients through their own personal journey of healing as no two are the same.
I use a client-centered approach when working with my clients by using motivational interviewing, CBT, and DBT. Amongst others I work closely with couples who are experiencing conflict in their relationships, individuals who have experienced trauma, and those living with anxiety and depression.
Jason is a Licensed therapist. He specializes in working with client’s challenged with anxiety, trauma, substance abuse and sex addiction. He has training as a Certified Trauma Professional and believes in helping clients through a combination of therapies that address both the cognitive and emotional elements of each person.
Jason is client-centered and uses a variety of modalities including Brainspotting, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Person-Centered, Trauma Focused, and Strength-based and Resilience therapies. His clinical experience includes working with individuals, groups and couples.
Prior to becoming a Licensed Therapist, Jason had a long career in business as a senior executive and Chief Executive Officer. His experience prior to becoming a therapist provides a unique set of life experiences that bring depth and breadth to each client he serves. He is passionate about working with clients to support their healing journey and leading a more fulfilling life.
Briaunna is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) with experience in crisis and general mental health services. Briaunna has a background working in the field with young adults and families to address anxiety, stress, grief, trauma, coping skills, social skills, and other client concerns. She has experience working with kids and teens on the spectrum along with their family members to promote social skills and regulation/coping skills to navigate their community. She also has experience working with adults to treat anxiety, depression and trauma.
Briaunna is an eclectic therapist and uses therapy interventions best suited for her client’s needs, changing her approach from person to person. This could look like using CBT, Motivational Interviewing, Solution Focused Techniques, and Mindfulness approaches.
Katie Astemborski, LMSW is an associate level Licensed Master Social Worker. She got her masters of social work from Arizona State University in 2014 and her bachelor of arts in psychology and sociology from the University of Arizona in 2009.
Katie utilizes several different therapy modalities such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, mindfulness, and Motivational Interviewing. Additionally, she has experience working various different populations such as veterans and first responders, the LGBTQ+ community, and adults of all ages. Katie is compassion
Kailey Wilde is a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in Arizona. She graduated from NYU with a Master’s in Social Work and has been in the behavioral health field for five years. She has experience working with teens and adults struggling with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, adjustments, relationships and family concerns.
Kailey collaborates with her clients and tailors her treatment to meet the needs of each individual. She utilizes various modalities including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness techniques. She approaches therapy with an empathetic nature and strives to create a safe, supportive and non-judgmental environment to help her clients heal.
Lorena Valle is a Masters level Licensed Social Worker. She has worked with adults of all walks of life, in different stages of their lives. She has worked directly with clients facing depression, anxiety, isolation, trauma, grief, conflictive peer relationships, generational trauma, self esteem, and other social emotional barriers of life.She utilizes a client-centered approach when working with clients by using appropriate therapeutic approaches such as: motivational interviewing, family systems, CBT, integrative and trauma focused modalities. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and has an understanding of cultural norms and topics associated within the culture.
She practices with a strong belief in hope for the future and in the infinite power of a healed soul.
Patricia Davila, LAC is a bilingual English/Spanish therapist who recognizes the role of culture in mental health. She offers a safe space to form a cooperative relationship to work together and create a new understanding of an individual’s experience. Patricia believes mental health stigma is a huge barrier and the reason many people avoid seeking treatment. She would like to encourage you to fight stigma by using your personal voice to talk about issues such as depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, bipolar disorder, bullying, anger, panic attacks, peer-pressure, relationship issues, loneliness, stress, suicidal feelings, and low self-esteem.
Patricia utilizes CBT, DBT, Narrative therpay, Solution focused and Art Therapy. She has worked with adolescents between the ages of 10-17 years old and adults. She graduated with a Bachelor's of Science in Human Services and a Master's in Counseling from Grand Canyon University. She was born and raised in Southern California and moved to Phoenix area in 2011. Her happy place is walking along the beach with her barefeet in the sand.
Jennifer FIllmore is licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Licensed Master Social Worker. She has been in her field for 25 years. She received her Bachelor and Master’s degree in social work from Arizona State University. She has worked with all ages but today only works with clients 18 and older
Jennifer FIllmore is licensed by the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners as a Licensed Master Social Worker. She has been in her field for 25 years. She received her Bachelor and Master’s degree in social work from Arizona State University. She has worked with all ages but today only works with clients 18 and older. She started her journey to her career in social work by trying to figure out her own issues that did not allow her to thrive in her own life. She discovered recovery in her journey of life and is passionate about one discovering their own joy and peace in life. She has learned through her recovery that one’s issues that keep them stuck from being in the flow of life can be managed in healthy ways if the individual is open to accepting their own issues and making changes that allows that process to further grow into a beautiful life.
She uses the following interventions/modalities such as Person Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Person Strength Perspective, Acceptance Commitment Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing to support her clients in the process of change from unhelpful behavior patterns to empowering/supportive behavior patterns. She meets the client exactly where they are regarding their understanding about self and provides a kind, understanding, supportive environment for the client to feel comfortable and safe to explore what brought them to therapy and discovering their own answers on how to make changes to feel whole and complete with oneself. She works with adults, 18 and older, struggling with Depression, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Unresolved Trauma, LGBTQ community, Addiction, Marriage problems, Infidelity, Divorce, Relationship issues, Stress and Anxiety, Grief, Loss, Bereavement, Anger, Difficult Life events, Life Transitions or Decisions, and Self Discovery to name a few. She is a mom of four amazing kids ages 8 to 20 years old. She finds her peace and joy in her connection to her kids and being of service to her clients.
Jennifer McClure is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist in Arizona. Originally from Cleveland, Jennifer attended Purdue University and The Family Institute at Northwestern before relocating to Phoenix in 2016. Jennifer helps individuals, couples, and families interrupt negative interactions and maladaptive coping strategies. Tr
Jennifer McClure is a licensed Marriage and Family therapist in Arizona. Originally from Cleveland, Jennifer attended Purdue University and The Family Institute at Northwestern before relocating to Phoenix in 2016. Jennifer helps individuals, couples, and families interrupt negative interactions and maladaptive coping strategies. Treatment produces enhanced understanding and accountability within families.
Jennifer’s post-graduate work included contributing to scholarly articles on the therapeutic relationship and effective interventions for eating disorders. In addition, she specializes in work with families seeking healing from trauma, addiction, anxiety, depression, and grief, as well as in couples treatment.
As a trainer, researcher, and clinician Jennifer uses trauma informed care to continually assess client needs and provide evidence-based interventions. Whether working with an individual or an entire family system, treatment promotes healthy autonomy, boundaries, emotion regulation, and safety. Jennifer primarily uses family systems theory, CBT, DBT, EFT, and somatic experiencing to improve clients’ perspectives and produce desired changes.
Jennifer is also an avid runner, horseback rider, animal enthusiast, and volunteer. She is passionate about making your experience of psychotherapy feel safe, supportive, uplifting, and effective.
Athena McKee is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in Arizona. She has earned a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling and an MBA with an emphasis in Human and Organizational Behavior. She is experienced in treating various conditions and circumstances, including trauma and complex-PTSD, maladaptive coping behaviors, anxiety, chronic
Athena McKee is a Licensed Associate Counselor (LAC) in Arizona. She has earned a Masters Degree in Professional Counseling and an MBA with an emphasis in Human and Organizational Behavior. She is experienced in treating various conditions and circumstances, including trauma and complex-PTSD, maladaptive coping behaviors, anxiety, chronic stress, ADHD, depression, life and career transitions, low self-esteem, insecurities, codependency, anger, reactivity, parenting concerns, and family and relationship distress.
Athena incorporates many therapy modalities including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Internal Family Systems (IFS), Parts Work, Trauma-informed and Mindfulness practices, such as Mindful Self-Compassion and Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction. She also utilizes The Gottman Method for couples counseling, providing a framework for couples to learn science-based relationship and communication skills for more trusting, deeper connection.
Rather than conventional talk therapy or passive listening, Athena actively engages in sessions, providing a collaborative, empowering, psychoeducational, skills-building approach. Clients gain self-awareness and learn social-emotional health skills, along with evidence-based practices that help guide healing today, while providing tools that continue to benefit clients' mental, emotional and relational health overall.
Stefanny Balestracci is the owner of the Healing Effect. She is a licensed professional therapist with 13+ years of experience. She is a board registered Supervisor and Clinical Director of her practice. She specializes in the treatment of anxiety, depression, eating disorders and trauma.
She is an EMDR therapist and utilizes EMDR therapy to treat trauma, anxiety, depression, and other life issues interfering with one's wellbeing. Stefanny is also Bilingual in Spanish.