Meet The Team

ORANGE COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH TREATMENT CENTER

D’Amore’s Clinical Team works together to provide comprehensive care to our patients, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment planning, therapy, and medication management. They also collaborate with primary care physicians and families to provide a continuity of care.

Our Clinical Team is comprised of Doctors of Psychology, Psychiatrists, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Nurses, Nutritionists, Certified Addictions Treatment Counselors (CATC), and Group Facilitators. Learn more about the D’Amore family and the people who make our program unique.

Our Clinical Team

Clinical

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Gary Tucker

Chief Clinical Officer - Licensed Psychotherapist

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Joseph Cavins

LMFT, Equine Therapy

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Jamie Mantell

PsyD, LMFT

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Emerson Groom

CADC II Clinical Outreach/UR Specialist

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Valerie Matweeff

ACSW

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Shanene Romero

AMFT

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Paul Capone

Case Manager

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Tamlyn Lee

LMFT

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Jayme Gee

Medical

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Dr. Mohamed El-Gabalwy, MD

Psychiatrist

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Dr. Paul Chung, MD

Psychiatrist

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Veronica Valentincic

Nurse Practitioner

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Magdalena Austin

Nurse Practitioner

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Troy Matthews

Physician's Assistant

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Wendy Gardner

Licensed Vocational Nurse

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Kristina Kuzma

Licensed Vocation Nurse

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Daniel Escamailia

Licensed Vocational Nurse

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Jonathan Santa Maria

Medical Administrative Specialist

Operations Team

Michael Yamashiro

Michael Yamashiro

Operations Manager

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Elissa Venegas

Supervisor

Group Facilitators

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Alysia "AJ"Jewett

M.A, Group Facilitator

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Patrick Leborio

Group Facilitator

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Sidhartha Sticco

Group Facilitator

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Lily Chang

Group Facilitator

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Sheryl Jakofsky-Menes

Registered Dietician

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Jeff Arimond

Sound Bath / Yoga Group Facilitator 

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Kimberly Lou

Integrative Life Mentor & Health Coach

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Cherie' M. Cassara

MA, LMFT, Equine Therapist

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Johnnie Peeples

CATC-I, Group Facilitator

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Brandon Baker

Music Mindfulness Facilitator

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Ismael Miranda-Rumo

Pilates Instructor

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Cecily Renteria

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

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Kris Reindel

RADT, PsyD Intern and Group Facilitator

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Bryan Aleman

Breathworks Therapy

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Liz Saucier-Johnson

RADT, Group Facilitator, BA Interdisciplinary Arts and Science

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Cheryl Williams

RADT, CDAC Intern, Group Facilitator

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Andrea Barrero

Group Facilitator

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Ronald Ochoa

AMFT, Group Facilitator

Community Outreach

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Gregory Pierce

Certified Professional Life Coach, Master Certified Professional Coach, Community Mental Health Coordinator