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Founders

Jeff Ball, PhD
CEO, Executive Director and Founder
Terry Krekorian, MD
President and Founder

Executive Staff

Ryan Franke, MBA
Chief Operating Officer

Directors

Gerald Tarlow, PhD
Director OCD Program
Adriana Westby-Trent, PhD
Clinical Director
Michelle LoFurno, PsyD
Director, Testing Center
Sandra Sarnoff, PhD
Co-Director, Testing Center
Louise Bale, MFT, LPCC
Co-Director Family Program
Colleen Kelly, MFT
Co-Director Family Program
Seth Kadish, PsyD
Director of Group Therapists

Executive Team - PCH Pasadena

Timothy Pylko, MD
Executive Director, PCH Pasadena
Annette Ermshar, PhD, ABPP
Executive Director, PCH Pasadena

Program Directors

Kate Ross, MFT
Program Director
Mary Rauso, PsyD
Program Director
Stephanie Katzman, PsyD
Program Director
Joseph Turner, Psy.D.
Program Director - OCD Program
Sophie Davis-Cohen, MSW
Assistant Program Director

Program Director - PCH Pasadena

Psychiatry

William Wirshing, MD
Medical Director and Psychiatrist
Julie M. Hall, MD
Psychiatrist

Psychiatry - PCH Pasadena

Clinicians

Scott Shapiro, Psy.D.
Individual Therapist
Richard Gilbert, Ph.D.
Individual and Family Therapist
Ulla Grunnet, Psy.D.
OCD and Individual Therapist
Thomas Y. Simon
Family Therapist
Sharon Holly, C-IAYT, YTRx-800c
Certified Yoga Therapist
David Miklowitz, PhD
Bipolar Treatment Consultant
Mary Nakata, PsyD, MFT
Individual Therapist
Harriet Boxer, PhD, PsyD
Individual Therapist
Larry Green, PsyD, LCSW
Individual Therapist
Amanda Smith, PsyD
Group Therapist
Penelope Facher, LCSW, PHD
Individual, Family and Group Therapist
David Burston, MFT, PhD
Family & Group Therapist
George Geckler, MFT
Group & Individual Therapist
Kerri Johnson, PsyD
Individual Therapist
Kate Ainslie, PsyD
Individual Therapist
Howard Newman, PsyD
Individual Therapist
Valeria Ana Penela, PsyD
Family & Group Therapist
Billie Weiser, PsyD
Family & Group Therapist
Lina Kaplan, PsyD
Individual Therapist
Teri Jenson, MFT
Family & Group Therapist
Christopher Mulligan, LCSW
OCD, Family & CBT Therapist
Ava Rose, LCSW
Sensorimotor Therapist
Leslie Leitner, MFT
Family Therapist
Darcy Lubbers, MFT, PhD
Art Therapy and Somatic Experiencing Therapist
Michael Kaufman, MFT
Family & Group Therapist
Steven Reigns
Group Therapist
Levi Josephson MT-BC
Music Therapist

Clinicians - PCH Pasadena

Alexandra Linscott, PhD
Individual Therapist

Nursing

Jennifer Franklin, LVN
Nursing, Psychiatry Assistant

Clinical Operations

Andrew Plotkin
Neurofeedback Coordinator

Admissions Staff

Weylon Shineman
Director of Admissions
Kim O Donnell, CATC I
Senior Admissions Coordinator
Thomas Gifford
Admissions Coordinator
Brittany Paselk, MSW
Admissions Coordinator

Marketing Team

Sumenjeet Virdee, PsyD
Director of Marketing
Kurt Garbe, MA
Marketing Consultant
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