Meet our Clinical Supervisors

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Patty Jaime, PPS, LPCC

Mental Health Director/Clinical Supervisor

Patty Jaime received both her School Counselor Credential and Master of Counseling degree from CSU Sacramento in 2010. She enjoys gardening, hiking, and exploring new places.

“The world is unsettled and COVID-19 has thrown us all into unchartered waters. No one has been left untouched. The stress of life’s uncertainties can catapult us into depression, anxiety, and other painful challenges. The desire of our mental health team is to walk alongside you on this journey we call life, helping you to navigate the twists, turns, and transitions you must take. RISE therapists customize therapy to best suit each student and client. Our desire is to empower you to find the best path to healing and growth in your life.”

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Joanne Fuller, LMFT

Clinical Supervisor

Joanne Fuller (44371) has been licensed since February 2007 and divides her time between seeing clients at her private practice in Woodland and providing Clinical Supervision at RISE.

"My first love is providing intensive supervision for clinicians, which I have done for the last 6 years. I believe strong clinical supervision can help therapist's master new skills, give them confidence and empower them to trust their instincts and their abilities to serve their clients."

In her spare time, Joanne enjoys caring for her 3 dogs, 4 cats, 3 goats, 1 horse, 1 donkey, and 20 chickens. And her spare, spare time, she loves to read.

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Peter Getoff, LCSW

Clinical Supervisor

Peter has been licensed since 1986. He earned a Master's degree in Clinical and Community Psychology from SUNY at Buffalo and a Masters in Clinical and Community Social Welfare at UCLA.  He has over thirty-five years experience in providing supervision and training to interns and clinicians in community-based non-profit organizations. 

He has his own business, Human Equation where he provides management consulting, supervision and training, and psychotherapy.

 

"Since the beginning of my career I have felt a passionate obligation to teach caregivers how to be change-agents and healers on a variety of different levels."

 

His interests include spending time with his family, sports, animals, reading, politics, and humor.

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Annie Kalow, MSW, LCSW

Clinical Supervisor

Annie Kalow has been licensed as a Clinical Social Worker since 2013. She is passionate about the discipline of Social Work and participates actively in her local NASW chapter. In addition to providing Clinical Supervision at RISE, she also practices both privately and at Atascadero State Hospital. Besides her work, Annie loves gardening, her cat, travelling, camping, hiking, and spending as much time on the beach as possible.

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Priscilla Padilla

Clinical Supervisor

Priscilla Padilla is a bilingual licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She obtained her Master’s degree from CSUS. She has worked with Severely Emotionally Disturbed children (SED) in school and residential settings, children with Autism in school settings, children in foster care/homes, couples, adults, adolescents and teens. She is certified in Trauma Focused-CBT. She has worked for a non-profit agency for over five years. She currently works out of her private practice in Sacramento, working with adolescents, teens, adults and couples on various issues. 

Meet our Counselor Trainee's

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Rianna Eltagonde

Counselor Trainee

Rianna is currently finishing up her Master’s degree in Social Work from Western New Mexico University. She has been working with youth and families for the past 9 years. Rianna started her career working in the schools as a facilitator of life skills and young women empowerment groups. She moved on to work with transitional aged youth and survivors of violence.  She values the role of supporting youth to help them make the best informed decisions for themselves. “I am very passionate about social justice and supporting others while utilizing a strength-based approach . I want to help empower the community. “ 

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Hali Hanson

Counselor Trainee

"I’m in the process of completing my Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at the California School of Professional Psychology. I have several years of experience working with children in a variety of professional settings, as well as training in child focused therapeutic techniques. My approach to therapy is to create a warm and compassionate environment where children can learn new tools to support them as they grow. Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my family, gardening, and learning about different topics around health and wellness."

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Nicole Neal

Counselor Trainee

Nicole is in the process of completing her Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology through National University. She has experience in the school setting, with all ages, through her time as a substitute teacher. She has had to help with behavior management not only in schools but the home setting as well through her time as a behavior technician. She is passionate about helping children build the skills to be the best that they can be not only in school but in life. During her free time, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and friends, doing yoga, dancing, and rollerskating. 

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Katia Sanchez

Counselor Trainee

Katia is currently finishing up her Master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. For the past 4 years, Katia has been working in the mental health field helping and advocating for  families and underrepresented communities providing them with mental health services. Her ultimate goal is to create her non-profit organization to help the immigrant community. In her spare time, Katia enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with her family and friends. She intends to continue striving and growing professionally in the Social Work field.

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Maria Xiong

Counselor Trainee

I am currently finishing my Master’s in Counseling degree with a specialization in Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling at Sacramento State. I began my educational journey with
mental health because of personal encounters with lack of accessible mental health resources and stigmatization of receiving services. Although the majority of my work has been with college
students, I am especially passionate about working with youths. I enjoy using a person-centered approach blended with experiential therapeutic techniques. On my off-time, I dedicate love and
energy to my dog and volleyball.

Meet our Counselors

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Angelica Arredondo, ASW #105400 

Mental Health Clinician

In 2021, Angelica earned her Master's degree in Social Welfare concentration, Children, Youth, & Families at the University of California, Berkeley, School of Social Welfare. Angelica is registered with the Board of Behavioral Sciences as an Associate Clinical Social Worker. She worked for West Contra Costa Unified School District, Contra Costa Health Services - West County Child and Adolescent Mental Health during graduate school. Angelica's passion is to assist/help/support people in need and to address social problems by finding ways to cope. She is also passionate about helping people make their voices heard. 

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Robert Huston

Mental Health Clinician

For the past few years, I provided support to those struggling with diverse issues through varied roles. I served as a hypnotherapist to individuals, a host of Buddhist-inspired group meetings for addiction, and as an MFT trainee. Moving forward, as an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (131179) and an Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (11165). I intend to continue offering the same unbiased, non-judgemental, and open-minded support to those on their paths to healing and health betterment. I thoroughly enjoy my work, as well as my family, film, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, woodworking, and various other creative endeavors. 

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Lucinda Navarrete, ASW #106236

Mental Health Clinician 

Lucinda received her Master’s of Social Work degree from California State University, Sacramento in 2019. She has previously worked for various schools and mental health agencies. Lucinda has a heart for serving children and families and believes in the wonders of a strengths based approach. She believes that seeing the strengths in our students and offering a safe, nonjudgmental space is so important in a therapeutic setting. In her spare time, Lucinda enjoys journaling, learning fun facts, and spending time with family and friends.

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Vanessa Rios, APCC #11257

Mental Health Clinician

I have received my Master's in Counseling from the Townsend Institute at Concordia University and have worked with children ages 7 through the highschool years for the past 2 years. I enjoy being of service to adolescents and their families. My goal is to support children emotionally and socially for success at home, school and life beyond. Outside of counseling, I enjoy spending time with my husband and rambunctious two sons. I enjoy researching and learning about nutrition and health, traveling, volunteering in the community, and just being out in nature to read a good book and reflect.