Board of Directors
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Kathlyne Barnum, LMFT
Kathlyne completed her MA in Counseling Psychology in 2002 from National University. She completed her practicum and intern hours at MiraCosta College, Hospice of the North Coast and through private practice. She became licensed and began working at the Elizabeth Hospice in 2011 where she currently serves as the Clinical Supervisor of the counseling intern program, and specializes in grief and loss.
Shauntis Bussey, LMFT
Shauntis graduated from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University with her second master’s degree in 2016. Shauntis has dedicated 12 years of her career to behavioral health programs and 501(c)(3) organizations in San Diego County. Her areas of specialization include counseling children, teens, families and adults living with complex trauma, generational cycles of abuse, serious mental health disorders, addiction issues, and major life
Marci Stafford, LMFT
Marci earned her clinical license in California in 1997, four months before relocating to Oregon for the next 20 years, where she began her career in the EAP field. She has worked as an EAP counselor, management consultant, and trainer, and held leadership roles for three Employee Assistance organizations. As a Certified Employee Assistance Professional, Marci helps organizations manage performance, respond to crisis, and mitigate risk when behavioral health issues impact the workplace. Her motto: not all employers are like family, but almost all can benefit from a good family therapist. Her passion: coaching new leaders in the art of people management, and being a confidential, supportive resource for HR professionals. Connect with her on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/in/marcistafford
Sunny Yang, LMFT
Jaclyn Chung, AMFT
Jaclyn is currently an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist at Coherence Associates, a group private practice specializing in trauma with first responders utilizing EYE Movement Desensitization Reprocessing (EMDR). Jaclyn also works with the GUIDE Program, a Carlsbad school-based counseling program. Jaclyn is passionate about working with children, teens, and young adults dealing with anxiety, depression, life transitions, and trauma utilizing experiential methods and EMDR with a focus on empowering self-compassion. She also works with couples using Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).
Josho Malfavon, LMFT
Josho is a licensed, registered LMFT. He is a Marine Veteran currently serving those who serve at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar. He also currently provides therapy for individual, couples, family, and children experiencing grief through the Elizabeth Hospice.
Katie Militello, LMFT, LPCC
Katie is a LMFT and LPCC in solo private practice at KatieMCounseling.com. Her specialties include trauma and grief & loss including perinatal and child loss. Katie is certified in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) and has extensive training in Family Systems Therapy. Katie completed her internships at The Elizabeth Hospice, UCSD Maternal Health Clinic, and GUIDE, a Carlsbad school based counseling program. Katie’s practice includes a range of ages from
Brandi Nichols, LMFT
Brandi is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist at The Center for Enriching Relationships, where her primary focus is to support those struggling with relationships and those who have experienced trauma. Her goal is to help clients find their way through this journey, and to regain hope and strength to engage in a meaningful life. Her training includes working with people who have experienced trauma, personality disorders, mood disorders, grief and loss, along with people who have been given a serious medical diagnosis; across all ages. Helping people is her passion, and she has found a love for integrating the mind, body, and spirit in treatment.
Jessica Holzer, Professional Development
PAST CHAPTER PRESIDENTS
Robin Andersen - 2017, 2018