When Dr. Jodi is asked what she enjoys most about being a Psychologist, she says, “Helping people make the changes they want to make in their lives.” She does a great job of relating to her clients and making them feel understood and supported.
Cuando se le preguntan a la Doctora Jodi que es lo que mas le da gozo de ser Sicologa, ella dice, "Ayudandole a personas hacer los cambios que desean en sus vidas." Ella hace un gran trabajo relacionando con sus clientes e hacerlos seguros de ser comprendidos y apoyados.
2015-Present: Therapist, Riverside CA
Therapist, Operation Safehouse
Trainer, Riverside CA, Department of Mental Health
Lead Facilitator , Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
Facilitator, US Army Fort Irwin, CA
Taught various courses (automated and manual pre-separation, job training, career counseling) that fulfilled the Army Career Alumni Program for all ACAP Counselor.
Group Presentation & Workshops
How to reduce, prevent and cope with stress in college.
Lived Experience of Behavioral Health Professionals.
Effects of PTSD .
When it comes to her patients' care, Megan is limited only by her love for her family. Megan believes that every patient deserves the very best opportunity to be well and live a balanced, fullfilled life. When Megan is not working she spends time with friends hanging out at her local Old Towne District or traveling to her native Central America.
Bio Dr. Ruth Gonzalez
Registered Psychological Assistant BA, MA, Psy.D.
Postdoctoral Therapist, August. 2019 - CURRENT
ABA Supervisor Behavioral Autism Therapies
Job Corps Mental Health
Life Skills Treatment Program
South Central Training Consortium Sep. 2010 - Jun. 2011
Dr. Ruth Gonzalez is a registered Psychological Assistant (PSB94024947) completing her post-doctoral internship at Stillwater Counseling Centers. She acquired her Psy.D. in 2014 in psychology. She is experienced in administering psycho-educational and psychological assessments to diagnose for both mental illnesses as well as learning and developmental disabilities. She continued her post-doctoral education in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) where she learned how to treat and assess children with Autism, Intellectual Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, and Down syndrome. For two and a half years Dr. Gonzalez worked as an ABA supervisor creating behavioral treatment plans, facilitating parent trainings, and providing supervision to behavioral health therapists.
Working as an ABA supervisor is where Dr. Gonzalez found her passion in providing mental health and behavioral therapy to families in search of learning affective behavioral management strategies to cope with their children's challenging behaviors. It is Dr. Gonzalez's goal to not only provide behavioral support to children and adolescents with behavioral health needs but also provide support to their parents and siblings.
Dr. Gonzalez is well aware of the challenges, concerns, and enthusiasm involved in parenting and the personal gratification of watching children thrive and aspire to the best individual they can be.
Bio Dr. Angelina Feagin
Registered Psychological Assistant BA, MA, Psy.D.
National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS), Since 2018
Mariposa Women and Family Center
Crisis intervention mental, psychiatric, individualized veteran centered assessments employment services and support for homeless veterans.
Dr. Angelina Feagin is a registered Psychological Assistant PSB94024796
Dr. Angelina Feagin is an enthusiastic scholar-practitioner in the field of clinical psychology. She devotes her time to clinical practice, training, consulting, and providing extended care to veterans with complex medical, psychiatric, drug and alcohol abuse, and homelessness problems. Her goal is to contribute towards her clients' developing treatment goals, set a direction for future sessions, and help clients begin to envision their desired outcomes.
Dr. Feagin received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and Master of Science in Organizational Psychology from Walden University. Prior to that, she attended California State University, Dominquez Hills, where she earned her Bachelor of Science in Sociology. In her Dissertation: Stigma, Help-Seeking Behaviors, and Use of Services Among College Students with Self-Reported Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, she offered a compassionate therapeutic methodology that included recognized psychotherapy training for social changes. She completed her psychology internship at the Mariposa Women and Family Center, a counseling center where individuals can address the challenges that keep them from leading fulfilling and healthy lives. She provided intensive outpatient therapy to individuals, couples, or groups experiencing a wide range of psychological problems: depression, bipolar, obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, substance abuse, physical and sexual traumas, and psychotic disorders using modalities such as, CBT, DBT, and mindfulness-based theory and practice. She empowered clients to discover their own coping methods and helped them develop strategies to overcome behavioral problems, grief, depression, trauma, anxiety, domestic violence, infertility, marital conflicts, and substance abuse conflict. In 2018-2019, as a Clinical Psychology Practicum student at View Heights Convalescent Hospital, a mental illness treatment facility, Dr. Feagin provided inpatient mental health treatment to individuals aged 18-64 with complex medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, or homelessness problems. She monitored conditionally released mentally challenged individuals found not guilty in criminal court cases, conducted intake evaluations and psychological assessments to assess behavior, personality, and cognitive abilities. Dr. Feagin developed goal-oriented psychoeducational and activity therapy groups using cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and other evidence-based treatment therapy to adult clients to improve level of functioning.
Dr. Feagin has extensive experience as a Behavioral Health Technician in an inpatient rehabilitation facility that provides extended care to veterans with complex medical, psychiatric, substance abuse, and homelessness problems. At the institution, she maintains close contact with residents to ensure that their behavior and social adjustments are satisfied. She also worked as a Health Technician in the Compensated Work Therapy-Transitional Residence (CWT-TR), which is a residential rehabilitation facility that also provides extended care to veterans where she effectively used her voice to ensure appropriate work environments. She demonstrated the ability to work with individuals who have a variety of physical, mental, emotional, and behavior problems, as well as established effective relationships with veterans and staff from a variety of institutions and agencies, including community employers. She has experience in crisis intervention in situations of mental, psychiatric, or behavioral nature and worked with local staff to develop templates for concise, individualized veteran-centered assessments and determined the intensity level based on the need for employment services and support for homeless veterans. Dr. Feagin collaborates with the residents' treatment team and documents treatment plan compliance and conformity with the facility’s rules and regulations based on behavioral observations.
Dr. Feagin currently belongs to the nation's largest leadership honor society, the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). Since 2018, she has espoused the society's mantra by extending a step-by-step program for members to build their own leadership skills through participation at their campus or online. She also monitors the leadership capacities of the NSLS's future members.