Grant Clarke, LCSW is a licensed clinical social worker offering services to adolescent and adult residents in California. He has a vast array of clinical interests; however, his specializations are cognitive behavioral therapy, relationships, stress management, mood disorders and addiction. In his practice, Grant uses mindful therapeutic strategies with an approach that is integrative, primarily utilizing CBT-based and strength-based interventions. He seeks a collaborative therapeutic approach with clients to facilitate emotional and mental well-being, balance, growth, and internal stability.
Grant’s interest in mental health care began when he received psychotherapy help in his early 30’s which ultimately, changed his life for the better. Grant wants to help others in the same way he was helped in his life.
Grant completed his education in his early 30’s, while being mindful not to be an absent husband or father. He played college football and top level rugby, and now plays golf. Additionally, Grant actively participates in various 12 step meetings and has been for the past 32 years.
“I never let schooling interfere with my education.” – Mark Twain
Nnaemeka Anosike, NP is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner offering services to adult residents in California. His clinical interests include attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, bipolar disorders, mood disorders, anger management, panic disorders, postpartum depression, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorders, autism spectrum disorders and post-traumatic stress disorders.
Nnaemeka is passionate about helping individuals manage and deal with mental and behavioral conditions, enjoys traveling and is a huge soccer fan.
Carol Lynch, LMFT, LPC is a licensed marriage and family therapist and a licensed professional counselor offering services to adult residents in California and New Jersey. She has a wide range of clinical interests; however, her specializations are anxiety disorders, grief counseling, post-traumatic stress disorders, relationships and wellness. Carol’s philosophy of care is that the key to feeling is the breathe – by increasing awareness we can observe, experience and accept ourselves. In this process we learn to connect to our inner wisdom and embrace our truth.
Carol’s interest in mental health care began when she discovered art therapy, which combined her love of art and helping people. As an art therapist she continued her training in clinical psychology and marriage and family therapy.
Carol also has a deep interest in yoga and has been practicing Ashtanga yoga for over twenty years, which has been vital to her health and well-being. She adopted her daughter from Russia and is passionate about helping people cope with their feelings.
“We are greater than the sum of our parts.”
Jingyi (Jennifer) Theis, RN, MSN, PMHNP-BC is a board-certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner offering services to adult residents of California. She has a variety of clinical interests and experience related to behavioral health, with specializations in anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, OCD and schizophrenia. Jennifer believes in a holistic, patient-centered approach to care and focuses on her patients’ physical and mental health.
Jennifer discovered her interest and passion for mental health care after working in a psychiatric emergency department and recognizing the vast need services that exists. Following that realization, she pursued additional education and training in psychiatric mental health care and worked for a number of years in the psychiatric emergency department of LAC/USC Medical Center in Los Angeles, one of the largest public hospitals in the country.
Jennifer is fluent in Chinese and prides herself on obtaining her master’s degree in nursing in her second language.
Gina Mendez, LCSW is a board certified clinical social worker offering services to children and adult residents of California. She has experience in the provision of care for many psychological conditions not limited to: anxiety disorders, mood disorders and trauma.
Gina has an extensive range of specialties and experiences that she has gained over her 10 years of practice providing services to all ages across various psychiatric settings. These specialties include dialectical behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, motivational interviewing, dual diagnosis, and play therapy. Gina is skilled in eliciting willingness for positive change in her clients. In her sessions, she conveys a confidence in their abilities that allows her to effectively build a strong therapeutic alliance.
Gina is always learning and gaining new skills. She recently became certified in anger management which can be added to her long list of impressive abilities