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Welcome Erin Houchin, MA

We are very happy to introduce Erin Houchin, MA. We talked to Erin about their decision to join the Green House and what it means for them. Erin says, “I hope to learn, grow, and evolve! I imagine the Green House fellowship will deepen and broaden my understanding of counseling as a new professional and expand my knowledge and skills working with a wide range of populations near to my heart.” Read more “Welcome Erin Houchin, MA”

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Welcome Amanda Lopez Martine, MS, ALMFT

We are very happy to introduce Amanda Lopez Martine, MS, ALMFT. We talked to Amanda about her decision to join the Green House and what it means for her. Speaking about what she hopes to gain through the program Amanda says, “I am hoping to gain a better understanding of myself as a therapist, and deepen my skills. I feel that this will show up in the impact my clients feel from our joint work, and in the level of confidence that I will bring to sessions. I’m always looking to better myself as a therapist, and think this is an excellent opportunity to do just that.” Read more “Welcome Amanda Lopez Martine, MS, ALMFT”

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Welcome Amz Stump, MA, LPC

We are very happy to introduce Amz Stump, MA, LPC. We talked to Amz about their decision to join the Green House and what it means for them.  How did you first learn about the Green House? I found out from a personal referral to the webpage about the Green House fellowship.  What drew you […] Read more “Welcome Amz Stump, MA, LPC”

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Welcome Leah Casey, MA

We are very happy to introduce Leah Casey, MA. We talked to Alma about her decision to join the Green House and what it means for her. About her participation in the program Leah says, “Outside of professional development and therapy skills, I’m also really excited about the personal growth and self-reflection that the Green House includes in their therapist development.” Read more “Welcome Leah Casey, MA”

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Welcome Alma Quiroz, M.Ed.

We are very happy to introduce Alma Quiroz, M.Ed. We talked to Alma about her decision to join the Green House and what it means for her. What’s made an impression on Alma? She says in the short amount of time since she has joined the Green House, “What strikes me is that no matter our background, we all have personal and professional insecurities that we would like to address to better serve our clients.” Read more “Welcome Alma Quiroz, M.Ed.”

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Welcome Ruth Johnson, LCPC

We are very happy to introduce Ruth Johnson, LCPC. We talked to Ruth about her decision to join the Green House and what it means for her. Ruth says, “It has been my professional goal to develop my skills and build my private practice with the LGBTQ+, kink and poly communities in mind. A lot of relational therapy is geared towards heterosexual monogamous relationships and I want to grow my practice into a more inclusive and affirming relational therapy practice. I believe the Green House can guide me to harmonize my passion for relational therapy with my desire to serve these populations well.” Read more “Welcome Ruth Johnson, LCPC”

Estimated: 2 minutes to read

Welcome Kaitlin Grant McGirr, MSMFT

We are very happy to introduce Kaitlin Grant McGirr, MSMFT. We talked to Kaitlin about her decision to join the Green House and what it means for her. Kaitlin says, “The opportunities to connect with other queer and trans therapists and supervisors, grow as a clinician, and apply myself clinically in the ways I have been yearning to.” Read more “Welcome Kaitlin Grant McGirr, MSMFT”

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Welcome Naseem Saleh, MA, NCC

We are very happy to introduce Naseem Saleh, MA, NCC. We talked to Naseem about her decision to join the Green House and what it means for her. Naseem says that she “looks forward to adopting new skills as a therapist and approaching therapy differently … I’m also looking forward to shaping my therapist identity more.” Read more “Welcome Naseem Saleh, MA, NCC”

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Welcome Laura Andreas Santos, Ph.D.

How did you first learn about LifeWorks? I first learned about LifeWorks through word of mouth. I applied for a fellowship in another group practice, Free Life, led by Dr. Ian Bonner. Fortunately (!), their position was covered, and he referred me to LifeWorks, given my interest and experience working with diverse populations. What drew […] Read more “Welcome Laura Andreas Santos, Ph.D.”

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Welcome to Becca McCormic

We are pleased to introduce Becca McCormic, MA, who recently joined LifeWorks as a therapist intern. How did you first learn about LifeWorks? When I was researching pre-doctoral internship sites, Lifeworks was the only one that mentioned specialties close to what I hope to achieve in the future: sex therapy, queer & trans populations, and […] Read more “Welcome to Becca McCormic”

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Welcome to Kurt Kiswaled

We are pleased to introduce Kurt Kiswaled, LSW, who recently joined LifeWorks as a staff therapist. How did you first learn about LifeWorks? I joined KPACT and found out about LifeWorks through those events. What drew you to LifeWorks?  There is an intention towards intersectionality that I find very compelling.  It’s how I provide therapy […] Read more “Welcome to Kurt Kiswaled”

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Welcome to Nancy Magali Quiroz, MSMFT

We are pleased to introduce Magali Quiroz, LCSW, who recently joined LifeWorks as a staff therapist. How did you first learn about LifeWorks? I first learned about LifeWorks through my group supervisor in my first year of graduate school. She did not share much other than she thought it was the place for me and […] Read more “Welcome to Nancy Magali Quiroz, MSMFT”

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Welcome Brittny Garcia, MSW

We are very happy to introduce Brittny Garcia, MSW. Brittny joined the Green House Fellowship program in January of this year, she brings her own experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds to the program and LifeWorks. We talked to Brittny about her decision to join the Green House and what it means for her. How […] Read more “Welcome Brittny Garcia, MSW”

Estimated: 3 minutes to read

Welcome Mickala Randby, LSW

We are pleased to introduce Mickala Randby, LCSW, who recently joined LifeWorks as a staff therapist. How did you first learn about LifeWorks? I’ve had my eye on Lifeworks for years! My plan was to get some clinical experience with a broad population and then move to a clientele that I feel passionately about and […] Read more “Welcome Mickala Randby, LSW”

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Meet Myron Krys Florence

How did you first learn about LifeWorks? I first learned about LifeWorks through a former LifeWorks employee, Dawnn Marie Pirani Brumfield. Knowing my clinical background and research, she thought that I would be a perfect fit for LifeWorks. What drew you to LifeWorks? What drew me to LifeWorks was the commitment to learning and to […] Read more “Meet Myron Krys Florence”

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Meet Diane Duan, M.A.

We are pleased to introduce you to Diane Duan, M.A., who recently joined LifeWorks Psychotherapy as a Pre Doctoral Intern for 2022-23. How did you first learn about LifeWorks? I initially learned about The Greenhouse Program from my BDSM/Kink Therapist Mentor through the CARAS Mentoring Program (Thank you, Sharon Glassburn LMFT)! During my APA Internship […] Read more “Meet Diane Duan, M.A.”

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Welcome Mars Vallon, MSW

We are pleased to introduce you to Mars Vallon, MSW, who recently joined LifeWorks Psychotherapy as a therapist. How did you first learn about LifeWorks? I initially became aware of LifeWorks because the practice was listed with the Pros Network, an online directory of sex-work informed providers sponsored by SWOP. I made a mental bookmark […] Read more “Welcome Mars Vallon, MSW”

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Welcome Arielle Zimmerman, MSW

We are pleased to introduce you to Arielle Zimmerman, MSW, who recently joined LifeWorks Psychotherapy as a therapist. How did you first learn about LifeWorks?I’d been hearing positive things about LifeWorks from my LGBTQ+ peers, and saw on their website that the practice was hiring. What drew you to LifeWorks?I was first drawn to LifeWorks […] Read more “Welcome Arielle Zimmerman, MSW”

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Meet Carolina Arboleda, M.A.

It’s our privilege to introduce you to LifeWorks’ pre-doctoral intern for 2021-22, Carolina Arboleda, M.A. How did you first learn about LifeWorks?I learned about LifeWorks through the pre-doctoral internship process. What drew you to LifeWorks? I was drawn to LifeWorks due to the emphasis on depth psychotherapy and the diverse populations served at this site, including […] Read more “Meet Carolina Arboleda, M.A.”

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Meet Toni Gary, LPC

We are pleased to introduce you to Toni Gary, LPC, who recently joined LifeWorks Psychotherapy as a therapist. Here, read her mini welcome interview: How did you first learn about LifeWorks?I actually learned about LifeWorks through the Green House. I was looking for ways to expand my professional development and a colleague of mine sent […] Read more “Meet Toni Gary, LPC”