Meet the Team

katrinaKatrina Ramos is a License Marriage and Family Therapist ( LMFT). She is a caring Christian therapist specializing in trauma and anxiety. She has 15 years of experience helping people realize their best self. Her philosophy is simple: Now is the time to change your mind

Your journey to healing depends on two things: a relationship built on trust, and guidance to help you find your purpose. Focusing on both mind and body, Katrina facilitates whole change by helping you unlock those things from the past that block healing. When you learn to change your mind about who you are, and begin to see the truth, healing begins. 

Katrina is EMDR trained and has received additional expert training and numerous certificates. A psychology professor at Pepperdine University, Katrina is also pursuing her Ph.D. She maintains a private practice in Riverside & Rancho Cucamonga, California.

KatrinaMelishia Phillips is a Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)

Are you ready for a change, questioning your reasons for living? Are you ready to come face to face with the authentic you? Ready to do the work to uncover and heal those broken areas of your life that you have been entertaining for far too long? Are you dealing with feelings of being overwhelmed by anxiety, shame, extreme sadness, self-medicating or dealing with intrusive thoughts? Let me partner with you on this journey to discovery of these unanswered questions and ultimately emotional healing.

At The Counseling Center, I work with various ages ranging from children and adolescent individuals to adults, couples, and families. My therapeutic approach is holistic, integrating multiple therapeutic modalities. I am also creative in my individualized approach, incorporating a variety of techniques depending upon the preferences of my clients, including art therapy, play therapy, aromatherapy, guided meditation, deep breathing exercises, journaling, dream work, and much more.

Am I the therapeutic professional for you (or your child)? In psychotherapy, I seek to partner with you towards emotional healing. As your mental health therapist, my objective is to be authentic and genuine, actively listen to your concerns and support you through your transformation as you reach your personal goals. I am committed to your healing and development into a healthier, more complete version of you, based upon your needs and desires. My mission is to Engage, Educate, Encourage & Empower others on their journey.


Chavarria is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT). She is a is a loving and caring Christian a woman that works with individual, couple, and families. Her therapy treatments cover trauma, anxiety, depression, and substance-abuse with years of experience in ABA (Applied Behavior Analysis), early intervention and behavioral therapy. Therapy can help you when you're transitioning through some of the hardest times in life, you don't have to go through the suffering anymore. You're not ALONE! Let work together and get you back to enjoying yourself and your meaningful connections with others again in everyday life.

Charvarria loves helping families gain a stronger relationship and gain true understanding and a peace of mind, helping to drop expectations and understand each role a member plays within the family structure. She believes in helping individuals see their true selves along with understanding how to layout measurable goals, while having a real purpose of being your best self. She will help guide each individual through their own personal journeys, finding the light at the end of the tunnel.


Hello, my name is Miranda Gonzalez. I am Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 11 years of professional experience in the mental health field. I received my Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at University California Riverside, and a Master of Arts in Social Work at Loma Linda University. I also have a Master of Science in Criminal Justice from Loma Linda University which has helped me better understand my clients who have had experience in the juvenile justice and adult detention system. I have worked with adolescents, at risk teens, adults, families of diverse cultures in schools, homes, clinics, mental health facilities, and detention centers. I have experience with a variety of presenting issues such as, but not limited to, Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, Conduct Disorder, Adjustment Disorder, trauma and other behavioral related challenges.

I have a passion for guiding people as they discover their own journey to what brings them fulfillment in life. I focus on the strengths of my clients and utilize strategies from Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Seeking Safety, Solution Focused, Aggression Replacement Training (anger management), and Motivational Interviewing. I believe your therapeutic relationship with your therapist is key to kick starting your healing. Through our work together, you will build awareness, address any mental road blocks, and recalibrate your mind to function in a way that is beneficial to you.


James H. Phillips Sr. is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)

I am a Christian and Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist with over 20 years in the mental health field in multiple capacities. I received my Bachelor of Science Degree from Kaplan University, Master of Arts in Psychology at Kaplan University, and a Master of Arts in Psychology with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. I have had extensive training with at risk youth and adolescent as well as with adults and addiction. In addition to the previous mentioned population, I have experience working with families, couples, and individuals with a variety of diagnoses and presenting problems such as Bipolar, depression, anxiety, Trauma, ADHD, Adjustment Disorder, OCD and Conduct Disorder to name a few.

At The Counseling Center, I strive to foster an experience of safety, trust, and partnership as we work together towards change. I pride myself on having a "whatever it takes" holistic approach, integrating multiple therapeutic modalities catered to the needs of the client. I utilize different techniques based upon my client's preference which includes but is not limited to art therapy, play therapy, aromatherapy, guided meditation, deep breathing exercises, journaling, dream work, and much more.

I am compassionate, resourceful, and patient and I am willing to guide you through this chapter of your life towards discovery and healing. It is important that my clients understand that I am joining with you on the journey and exploration of healing, brokenness, empowerment, and overall positive mental health development in effort to increase personal and interpersonal growth while remaining authentic, purposeful, and true to who you are. In joining with you, my hope is to engage you where you are and endure the journey alongside you in a safe environment so that you may embrace healing, forgiveness, peace, and wholeness.

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