Meet the Team


Melissa Argueta, LMFT

Primary Therapist

Melissa obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Art, and a Master of Arts in psychology focusing on Marriage and Family Therapy and Art Therapy. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has over 12 years of clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults.

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Melissa Dumaz, LMFT

Family Therapist

Melissa Dumaz is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 15 years of experience in psychotherapy. She specializes in guiding clients through the complexities of overcoming emotional and physical trauma.

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Shelley Pusich, LMFT

EMDR Therapist

Shelley has been in practice for over 30 years. She earned a B.A. in Philosophy from UCLA, and an MA in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University. She has extensive training in Hypnosis and has been certified in EMDR since 1994.

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Erika Ober, LMFT


As a Los Angeles native, Erika has had the privilege of being exposed to a multitude of cultures that exist in this vibrant city. This opportunity has been highly beneficial to her experience as a clinician; enhancing her cultural competence and increasing her ability to be compassionate.


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Ann Holm-Jouffret, CADC

Certified Alcohol & Drug Counselor

Ann Holm has a degree (CDAC) in Drug and Alcohol Counseling from Antioch University and a degree in holistic health coaching from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. Ann is from Sweden originally, by way of New York City.

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Charley Allen, LMFT

Primary Therapist

Charley has committed himself to healing work, mindfulness, and addiction recovery for the last 10 years. Charley has received extensive training in mindfulness practice and its application in psychotherapy, and he uses these collaboratively with clients to increase resilience, self-worth and a felt sense of security.

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Lauryn Hunter, LMFT

Art Therapist

Lauryn Hunter LMFT, ATR is an award winning art therapist with 15 years experience working with children in therapeutic and school-based environments. She is a specialist in child development related to broken attachments with primary caregivers.

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Cynthia Kelvin, PsyD

Drama Therapist

Cynthia received her doctorate in clinical psychology in 2014 and her registration in drama therapy in 2016. She is also currently in training to become a certified poetry therapist from the International Association for Biblio/Poetry Therapy.

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