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Behavioral Health Counselors

Jim Coil, Ed.D, LMFT : Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Jim Coil, Ed.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Jim has provided counseling services for more than 25 years in the form of individual, couples, family and group therapy to families, adults, couples, adolescents, and children. Jim has served as the Director of the Wellness Center and the Director of Counseling Services and Training at Point Loma Nazarene University and teaches graduate psychology courses for the Department of Graduate Psychology at Azusa Pacific University. He has a private practice and is a frequent presenter at college campuses, conferences, seminars, churches, and community organizations.

 

CA License: LMFT 35598 

Mariana Guzman, LMFT, LAADC : Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Mariana Guzman, LMFT, LAADC

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Mariana Guzman, MA., is a bilingual counselor providing student services in English and Spanish. She earned her B.A. in Psychology at CSUSM and her M.A. in Counseling Psychology at National University. She has worked in nonprofit for over 11 years and has experience working in school counseling settings, diversion program, court referred adult programs, and private practice. Areas of special interest include PTSD/trauma, anxiety, and substance abuse.

 

CA License:  LMFT 80015
Certification: LAADC/ICAADC LR02601116

Kimberly Lesnick, LCSW, PPSC : Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Kimberly Lesnick, LCSW, PPSC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Kimberly offers over 25 years of professional experience serving individuals of all ages and their families. She has provided clinical services in substance abuse, inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities, public and private educational settings, and private practice. Throughout the last 10 years she has increased her focus on enhancing her skillset in specializing in work with trauma informed interventions including the use of Animal Assisted Therapy. Kimberly currently holds a private practice and is a board member of the Red Skelton Rescue and Service Dog Society.

Mayra Torres, LPCC : Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Mayra Torres, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Mayra is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor providing Behavioral Health Counseling Services in English and Spanish. Mayra began her scholastic journey at Palomar College and went on to receive her B.A. in Psychology at SDSU and her M.A. in Forensic Psychology from TCSPP. She has experience working for non-profit organizations offering services to under-served and under-represented populations struggling with depression, anxiety, PTSD, trauma, and substance use. Mayra also has experience working with crisis teams such as the San Diego Human Trafficking Task Force as well as the Psychiatric Emergency Response Team (PERT). As a previous student of Palomar College, Mayra is passionate about providing supportive services to students through their college journey.

Curtis Coronado, LMFT : Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Curtis Coronado, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Curtis is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist providing Behavioral Health Counseling Services in English and American Sign Language (ASL). Curtis is a former Community College student himself and went on to receive his B.A. in Psychology at SDSU. Curtis enrolled in the Community Based Block (CBB) program and then completed his master’s coursework in the Marriage and Family Therapy program, also at SDSU. Curtis has experience working in multiple roles in the community college system, as an instructor, football coach, and DSPS counselor. As a counselor, Curtis specializes in relationships, trauma, and addiction.  Curtis is eager to aid community college students achieve success, as they pursue their academic and career goals.

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