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Jennifer Mathis, Ph.D.

Dr. Jennifer Mathis is a trauma specialist in private practice. She developed Sand-Process Therapy©, is the creator of The Mathis Model™ and In-Lightened L.I.F.E. (Live. Intentional. Free. Empowered.)™ an integrated program designed to identify and re-wire the habitual patterned scripts that keep us stuck in self-limiting thoughts and repeating self-sabotaging behaviors.

Dr. Mathis is certified as a master addictions counselor w/co-occurring disorders, licensed professional clinical counselor and approved clinical supervisor. She is independently licensed in Arizona, California and Hawaii. Dr. Mathis has advanced training in Addictions (process & chemical), Eating Disorders, Dissociation and Trauma. She holds advanced certification in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), is a certified EMDR therapist, EMDRIA approved EMDR consultant, EMDR & Sandtray specialist, and certified Brainspotting therapist.

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Sandra L. Mayberry, J.D.

Sandra L. Mayberry, J.D. brings 25 years of Family Law experience to Parks and Solar, including complex and high asset cases. She has practiced in San Diego County, exclusively in Family Law, for 25 years and has been a Certified Family Law Specialist, from the State Bar Board of Legal Specialization for more than 18 years. She has been a Fellow with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers since 2012. She has been active in various aspects of the San Diego County Family Law Bar Association and San Diego County Bar since she began practice.

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Jan Myers, M.S.

Jan Myers, MS has worked within the field of public safety for nearly 30 years.  She is a Master Instructor with CA Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) and taught and/or facilitated the development of numerous law enforcement courses in CA, OR, and CO, to include academy and advanced peace officer, 9-1-1 dispatch, parole and probation, and corrections courses, as well as management and executive management courses.  As a CA 9-1-1 Dispatcher for 12 years, her duties included tactical dispatch and training.  Her most recent project with CA POST was the development and production of a training video entitled, “Dispatchers: Career Resiliency”. She is also the instructor for the Trauma Exposure and Management course taught throughout CA.  Ms. Myers co-founded the West Coast Post trauma Retreat (WCPR) in 2001, a 6-day residential treatment program for first responders experiencing posttraumatic issues, and a separate spouse/significant other program.  While working with the State of Oregon, at the Department of Public Safety Standards & Training (DPSST), she assisted in the development of the first Oregon State Police Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) and facilitated the development of the first ever Line of Duty Death resource guide for OR law enforcement agencies. She also participated in the development of the National Emergency Number Association’s (NENA) Standard in Acute, Traumatic, and Chronic Stress Management.  Ms. Myers was an original sitting board member of the 9-1-1 Wellness Foundation from 2010 to 2017.  Ms. Myers holds a graduate degree in Mental Health Counseling and is a registered Professional Clinical Counselor intern with the State of CA. Her ultimate goal is to mitigate the stigma of first responders asking for the help they oftentimes need and always deserve. 

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Christine Naber, Ph.D.

Christine Naber, Ph.D. holds a Masters and Ph.D. in Clinical and Community Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Her dissertation focus was a priming study on the effects of exposure to rape myths in popular culture on victim blaming in a forensic setting.  Dr. Naber completed an internship with a focus on neuropsychology and cross-cultural psychology, as well as postdoctoral training in neuropsychology and rehabilitation at the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO and Northcoast Health Care Centers in Santa Rosa, CA. Dr. Naber works as a neuropsychologist in the Department of Neuropsychology at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Rosa and has a private practice in Healdsburg, CA specializing in adult and geriatric neuropsychology, as well as criminal and civil forensic neuropsychological evaluations. Her forensic specialty includes a focus on assessment of trauma, PTSD, and emotional distress.

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Sandra Paulsen, Ph.D.

Dr. Sandra Paulsen is co-editor of “The Neurobiology & Treatment of Traumatic Dissociation: Toward an Embodied Self” (2014), and author of, “Looking Through the Eyes of Trauma & Dissociation: An Illustrated Guide for EMDR Therapists and Clients.” She is a fellow of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation. She was invited faculty at the First and Third World Congresses of Ego State Therapy in Germany, 2003 and South Africa, 2010, Japan EMDR Conference 2010, Masters Series Lecturer at EMDRIA conference in Toronto, 2004. She wrote chapters in Corsini’s Encyclopedia of Psychology and Handbook of Innovative Psychotherapy, and in Shapiro’s Solutions II, Forgash’s Healing the Heart of Trauma, and Luber’s EMDR Scripted Protocols. She has collaborated with John G. Watkins, originator of ego state therapy. She was Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Hawaii; and Acting Chief Psychologist at Queens Medical Center in Honolulu. She now lives and works on Bainbridge Island, near Seattle, specializing in intensive treatment for early trauma and attachment injuries. 

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Sherri Paulson, LCSW

Sherri Paulson MEd.; LCSW currently practices at Memorial Medical Center Behavioral Health as a trauma therapist specializing in sexual abuse issues and specialization in autism and other neurodevelopmental categories. Ms. Paulson also has 7 years of teaching experience. She was first trained in EMDR in 1998 and is an Approved Consultant.

Her journey into the world of Autism began with the birth of her niece and her subsequent diagnosis of Autistic Disorder.

She has been using EMDR with individuals with autism since 1998. Her first presentation was a poster presentation in 2003 at EMDRIA Denver. She introduced the adapted protocol for using EMDR with autism at the EMDRIA conference in 2006. She also presented the protocol at EMDR Europe-Edinburgh in 2014, in Canada in and in Brazil in 2017. Her recent poster presentation at EMDRIA Minneapolis in 2016 used a case study to demonstrate the e.ectiveness of using EMDR with autistic individuals, with the benefits lasting over time. Ms. Paulson consults globally on thissubject and the Protocol for EMDR adapted for Autism has been shared with therapists in 19 countries around the world and most of the United States.

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QuaVandra Perry, Ph.D.

Dr. QuaVaundra Perry is a board certified and Christian psychologist with a specialty in couple and family psychology awarded by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP). She earned an undergraduate degree from Xavier University of Louisiana and doctoral degree in Counseling Psychology from the University of North Texas.

After completing practicum, internship, and postdoctoral residency at the Dallas VA Medical Center, she served as staff psychologist for several years. Additionally, she was assistant professor of psychiatry at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Currently, Dr. Perry is owner of a solo virtual private practice, Perry Psychological & Consultation Services. Since transitioning to full-time private practice in 2019, Dr. Perry has been dedicated to serving people in unique careers who want to be excellent without having to be perfect.

Outside of her clinical work, Dr. Perry is often seen teaching or giving talks about mental health, relationships, and the intersection of faith. Dr. Perry’s expertise has been featured in several media outlets including Therapy for Black Girls, Cosmopolitan, The Oprah Magazine, and Huffington Post. She is author of the books, The Emotion Devotional: 40 Day Journey to Emotional Wholeness and The Emotional Devotional Workbook. Dr. Perry is a member of the American Psychological Association and serves on the executive board for the American Board of Couple and Family Psychology.

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Sol Rappaport, Ph.D., ABPP

Sol R. Rappaport, Ph.D., ABPP is board certified in both Clinical Psychology and Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology. Specializing in forensic evaluations, forensic consultation and psychological testing, he has been appointed to conduct over 800 custody evaluations over the past 20 years. Dr. Rappaport has specific expertise in conducting evaluations with allegations of alienation, interpersonal/domestic violence, relocation, and special needs children. In addition to conducting psychological evaluations on children and parents in civil cases, Dr. Rappaport conducts criminal evaluations including Competency/Fitness to Stand Trial, Mental State at Time of Offense, and Downward Departure evaluations. He regularly testifies on a national basis and throughout the state of Illinois. Dr. Rappaport is the President of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts, Illinois Chapter and is on their Board of Directors and Executive Board.

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Thomas L. Sexton, Ph.D., ABPP

Thomas L. Sexton is a Professor Emeritus at Indiana University and a renowned expert on family-based treatment interventions.  He is one of the developers of Functional Family Therapy (FFT, FFT-Foster Care & FFT-TCM), evidence-based family therapy programs for families in justice, mental health, and child welfare systems.  Sexton’s significant contribution to the field of family psychology focused on the effectiveness of Family Psychology and Therapy in community settings, evidence-based practices, translational science, and the integration of psychological practice and technology through the development of measurement feedback systems to bring research and practice together in tools for treatment models, therapists, and organizations.  Sexton developed the Care4, a software program designed to help make every clinician their local scientist improve clinical outcomes.  He has authored or co-authored ten books, over thirty book chapters, and fifty articles published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. He is the author of Functional Family Therapy in Clinical Practice (2010) and the Handbook of Family Therapy (2003 & 2015).  Sexton served as Editor for the Journal of Couple and Family Psychology:  Research and Practice.   He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and a Diplomate in Couple and Family Psychology (ABPP).

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Anish Shah, MD

Anish Shah, MD is the founder of the Siyan Clinical Corporation. In addition to serving as Siyan Clinical CEO and Medical Director, Dr. Shah specializes in treatment of various psychiatric disorders such as clinical depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and post traumatic stress disorder.  He also provides Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation at Siyan Clinical Corporation. He has special interest in research on PTSD, mood disorders and anxiety disorders. At present, he is Principal Investigator for a bipolar disorder clinical trial. Dr. Shah is a Qualified Medical Evaluator (QME) for worker’s compensation, and acts as a Psychiatric Consultant for approximately 10 primary care practices in Sonoma County. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois residency program and began his career as a General Psychiatrist in 2004, working in several facilities such as Kaiser Permanente, Sonoma County Mental Health, and Napa State Hospital.

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Jacqueline Singer, Ph.D.

Jacqueline Singer is a cum laude B.A. of The University of California, Berkeley and a Ph.D. from the California Professional School of Psychology. She completed pre- and post-doctoral internships at San Francisco’s Pacific Medical Center and Childrens’ Hospital. Her work as a psychologist has focused on children, adolescents and families, with positions at many of the Bay Area’s most prestigious programs. She maintains a practice in forensic psychology in Santa Rosa, California. She is the author of dozens of publications and has been an energized and effective teacher and mentor.

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Hon. Marjorie A. Slabach (ret.)

Hon. Marjorie A. Slabach (ret.) is a Certified Family Law Specialist and retired San Francisco Superior Court Commissioner in the Unified Family Court.  She is now a Private Judge doing case management and settlement conferences. Prior to her tenure on the bench she worked with teenagers as an English teacher for many years and then chose to become a lawyer to represent parents and children.  She is a frequent lecturer and panel member educating attorneys and judges in the area of family law with a specialty in child custody. Marge is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions. Including 2010 Judicial Officer of the Year from the Family Law Section of the California State Bar and 2008 Judicial Officer of the Year from the Northern California Chapter of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. She is a board member of the California Chapter of the Association of Family Court Conciliation where she heads a task force to explore alternative models for serving families in the court system.  She is on the Overcoming Barriers’ Board of Directors most recently having served as Board President.

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