Lisa Thompson

Lisa Thompson, M.S., LMFT 106985

Lisa is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist specializing in working with families, couples, individuals, adults, adolescents, and children. Lisa has been practicing therapy services since 2012 and has experience with severe mental illness, depression, anxiety, suicide prevention, and trauma. Lisa is trained and certified in EMDR therapy through, uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, art and play therapy interventions to assist with symptoms of depression, anxiety, major life changes, relationship issues, and behavioral problems. Lisa believes the key component to the therapeutic relationship is to provide a safe place with trust, respect, openness, and a non-judgmental atmosphere. Lisa works hard to assist people to identify and achieve their goals by coping with the issues that are causing them distress and anxiety and move toward healing. Lisa takes pride in seeing the progress and success of her clients and looks forward to helping you.

Gilda Ruelas, M.A., LMFT 85166

Gilda Ruelas is a Spanish-Speaking Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Gilda has a wealth of knowledge and experience working in several different mental health settings caring for individuals of all ages, including adolescents, and adults. Gilda is a California native and obtained her Master’s degree in Psychology/Marriage and Family Therapy from Antioch University Los Angeles. Gilda currently works in an outpatient therapy setting, including providing individual, patient-centered, behavioral health treatment.

Drawing from her 15+ years of professional mental health experience, Gilda works to increase patient’s self determination to enhance treatment and to help individuals better understand their mental health conditions. Gilda specializes in Solution Focus Brief Therapy sessions, which typically focus on the present and future with focusing on the past only to the degree necessary for communicating empathy and accurate understanding of the client’s concerns. Gilda is also knowledgeable in different psychotherapeutic techniques that include, but are not limited to: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Anger Management, Parent Work and Gestalt Therapy. Her areas of focus include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), academic concerns, depression, anxiety, acute stress, emotional intelligence, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), mood disorders, and workplace mental health issues.

Through a patient-centered, team-based approach, Gilda’s goal is to create a warm and supportive therapeutic environment where individuals feel safe and heard. Gilda utilizes an array of psychotherapeutic techniques to help individuals create goals and develop solutions to challenges faced based on the individuals needs. She aims to work together and provide guidance throughout your mental health journey.

Gilda Ruelas
Jazmin Barnes

Jazmin Barnes, M.A., AMFT 131210/APCC 11202

Jazmin has a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology with a concentration in biological psychology from California State University, San Bernardino, and a Master of Arts degree in clinical psychology: marriage and family therapy from Azusa Pacific University. Jazmin has been practicing as a marriage and family therapist and professional clinical counselor since 2020.

In her time of practice, Jazmin has had the privilege of working with a diverse group of people from different cultural backgrounds concerning ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and mental health illnesses and struggles. She has worked with adolescents and adults struggling with symptoms concerning anxiety, trauma, ADHD, relationships and sex, schizophrenia, mood disorders, personality disorders, and community re-entry. gra

Jazmin believes in the significance of the therapeutic relationship and creating a warm and safe environment that allows for her and the client to effectively collaborate throughout the duration of the psychotherapeutic process. Jazmin utilizes psychodynamic, humanistic, and integrative approaches to guide her practice in assisting clients with clarifying their presenting problems as well as identifying weaknesses, strengths, and patterns of resilience, and developing or enhancing coping skills to alleviate or reduce experiences of unpleasant emotions, thoughts, and behaviors the client is experiencing and achieve goals cultivated throughout the duration of therapy.