With experience working at the Coalition for Family Harmony and the California Lutheran University Community Counseling Center, Lillian has provided therapy to individuals, couples, and family therapy to clients from diverse backgrounds, the LGBTQ+ population, clients recovering from various forms of trauma, a range of personality and mood disorders, life transitions, and codependency.
Renee believes that therapy is the collaborative relationship between therapist and client that allows each client to explore not only their symptoms but understand one’s self, while obtaining valuable tools to deal with emotions, conflict, and interpersonal communication.
Prior to joining New Beginnings, Lisa worked at a treatment center facilitating various PHP/IOP level mental health, eating disorder, and chemical dependency groups using evidenced-based approaches such as Cognitive-Behavioral, Psychodynamic, Dialectical Behavioral, and Experiential.
Alexis has worked both administratively and clinically in the mental health field; specifically working with eating disorders, substance abuse, and other co-occurring disorders.
Sarah brings 30 years of studies in the realm of body/brain interaction and functionality. Neuroscience, Quantum Healing and Epigenetics are all part of the background with which she offers Comprehensive Resource Model (CRM) to clients.
I specialize in working with families who are struggling with the many challenges of raising a child with Autism or other intellectual disabilities. I have over 22 years of experience in working directly with special needs kids and adults, in multiple settings.
Angela M. Rukule, LMFT has been practicing in the fields of addiction, trauma, sports therapy and grief for over thirty years. She has worked with the Visiting Nurses Association in Hospice programs, has educated clinicians on understanding the process of grief and has incorporated her knowledge of life transition to apply to the treatment of addiction.
Susan L. Richter MFT, CEDS, SEP is co-owner at The New Beginnings Center for Somatic Mental Health, in Camarillo, California. A Certified Eating Disorders Specialist trained in Somatic Experiencing, EMDR, and Comprehensive Resource Model.
Sean Baker MFT, SEP is co-owner and CEO at The New Beginnings Center for Somatic Mental Health in Camarillo, California. Combining training in Cortical Field Re-education with certifications in Somatic Experiencing and Gestalt therapy, Sean uses body-mind approaches to resolve clients’ distress related to trauma, gender dysphoria, and medical conditions.