About Our Therapists
Groundbreaking leaders -- diverse fields -- Connection-based
Our Center is based in Pasadena, California, and gathers carefully selected expert practitioners from various fields—psychology, social work, marriage and family, pediatrics, neuropsychology, educational therapy, occupational therapy, parent education, assistive technology, nutrition, and on and on—with each practitioner offering a Whole Child perspective, grounded in the science of interpersonal neurobiology. Families who visit will receive multidisciplinary treatment that is consistent, well informed, relationally based, and always aimed at helping them thrive.
Please scroll down to learn more about our team. Each clinician manages their own calls and emails, so click on their name to see their bio and contact information.
Meet Our Team of Brilliant Clinicians
Click on a picture above, or on a name below to learn about our clinicians. (If you're ready to book a confidential consultation, click here.)
Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
Adult and Couples Psychotherapy
Educational THERAPY and EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT
Janel Umfress (Consulting educational therapist)
EARLY CHILDHOOD and Infant Mental health (AGES 0-6)
Neuropsychological/Psychoeducational Testing and Evaluations AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT
Ashley Taylor (birth to 16)
Deborah Buckwalter (17 to 99)
joy malik-hasbRook (3 to 18)
Esther Chon (pediatric)
Parenting Support and Consultations
Maternal/Perinatal Mental Health
Connect with Our Pasadena Therapists Today
We are proud to bring our team of clinicians together under one roof. We are conveniently located in Pasadena, California, and welcome requests for a confidential consultation. Simply click the button below and complete our basic intake form. We'll handle the rest.