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Dr. Katie Moore is a highly experienced licensed clinical psychologist with an extraordinary ability to connect with teens and adults who have been unable to make progress, or even unwilling to meet, with previous therapists. Additionally, she is formally trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and TF-CBT (Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy): two of the premier evidence based treatments for trauma.
Dr. Moore started her career as a therapist treating adults, including severely and persistently mentally ill adults in a locked psychiatric facility. Once she began treating trauma, adolescents, and children, she found her calling. In addition to specializing in complex trauma and treatment resistant individuals, Dr. Moore has a subspecialty in working with LGBTQIA+ individuals and their families. Three things Dr. Moore loves about her job are (1) making a difference in the lives around her, (2) the opportunity to always learn new things and learn about different cultures, and (3) "that moment when I finally put the puzzle pieces together and feel like I fully understand a person that I work with." Dr. Moore prides herself on being nonjudgmental and helping all of her clients to feel comfortable.
Dr. Moore received her doctorate in Applied Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Irvine, CA. She was then accepted as a psychology intern for Orange County Health Care Agency to serve residential facilities that treat youth in foster care. Orange County Health Care Agency then offered for her to stay on as a staff psychologist, where she continues to work as a trauma therapist for diverse children and adolescents. If you have experienced stress or trauma and are unsure of where to turn, Dr. Moore is here for you.
Hourly Rate: $200/hour
Insurances Accepted: Aetna, AllSavers UHC, Harvard Pilgrim, Oscar Health, Oxford, UHC Student Resources, UMR, UnitedHealthcare UHC | UBH
Dr. Rannia Brown is a highly skilled licensed advanced alcohol and drug counselor and psychological assistant who has a thorough background in the research, theory, and practice of the treatment of substance abuse, trauma, and co-occurring disorders.
Dr. Brown has earned her Doctoral Degree in Applied Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. She has clinical experience with both adolescents and adults in a variety of mental health and substance abuse related treatment settings, including both individual and group counseling. She has provided mental healthcare in both clinical and residential settings and has experience working treatment resistant individuals. Dr. Brown is currently being supervised by Dr. Katie Moore (PSY# 32941) while she works toward obtaining her license as a clinical psychologist.
Dr. Brown served as a Clinical Director at a group home for foster youth and dependents of the court in Orange County where she conducted clinical assessments and created individualized treatment plans utilizing research-based, innovative and culturally relevant theory and interventions. She gained valuable experience working with co-occurring disorders in teens and young adults and recognizes how common substance use is in response to trauma.
She employs theory-specific interventions such as behavioral modification as well as experiential exercises. Dr. Brown specializes in substance abuse and addiction and related stress and self-esteem problems and works with both teens and adults. Dr. Brown coordinates care with clients' existing providers, such as psychiatrists and primary care physicians, to ensure comprehensive care for each client.
If you or someone you love is struggling with substance abuse or trauma,
Dr. Brown is ready to help in a judgment-free and discreet
outpatient clinical setting.
Hourly Rate: $150/hour
Insurances Accepted: Cigna, Evernorth
Chris has worked in the field of psychology since 2018, when they began providing mental health services to children and youth diagnosed with autism. Chris received their master’s degree in Psychology from Purdue University Global, with a specialization in Applied Behavioral Analysis. Chris became a Board-Certified Behavioral Analyst in 2020 and is now working to obtain their Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.
Chris has specializations in Autism, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Smith-Magenis Syndrome, and working with parents of children with these diagnoses. Chris is actively working to gain specialization in working with those who have experienced trauma and has obtained formal training in the area of LGBT+ treatment.
Chris believes in living life as their most authentic self and brings this authenticity into the therapeutic experience to help you feel comfortable in therapy and to work toward living your most authentic life. Chris believes that the relationship between the therapist and the client is core to therapeutic outcomes. They know that honesty, empathy, and respect are immensely important to your journey in therapy, and they will work with you to ensure that you feel comfortable and safe throughout your therapeutic experience. If you’re looking for a caring provider who understands your needs, Chris is here to help!
Hourly Rate: $40-$110/hour sliding scale fee (dependent on income)
Insurances Accepted: None
Frederick is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who has been providing mental health services since 2016. He holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University and is currently working toward obtaining is Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. In addition to his extensive work with individuals who have experienced trauma, Frederick is certified in the Adverse Childhood Experiences Scale (ACES).
As a combat veteran, Frederick understands trauma first-hand and works hard to make positive changes in the lives of those he treats. It is important to him that treatment be trauma-informed, safe, and open to all experiences, including experiences that are unique. Frederick has experience working with those involved in juvenile justice, adult offenders, and individuals seeking treatment for anxiety, depression, and trauma in both inpatient facilities and in outpatient clinical settings.
Frederick utilizes multiple theoretical orientations to provide psychoeducation and effective interventions that are most benefitable for his clients. In other words, Frederick prides himself on creating individualized plans for each of his clients to ensure that they receive therapy that fits their needs, rather than trying to force clients to fit a mold. He does not blame or shame and focuses on promoting thoughtfulness, insight, and healing.
Frederick believes that a healthy therapeutic relationship is the key to a positive therapy experience, so he works hard to meet his clients where they are at and allows his clients the freedom to explore their own experiences and traumas in a safe environment. If you’re looking for a therapist who will meet you where you are at and help you achieve your goals, reach out to Frederick today!
Hourly Rate: $40-$110/hour sliding scale fee (dependent on income)
Insurances Accepted: None.
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