Our Team

  • AJAY DAVE, ASSOCIATE MFT
    Holistic Counselor
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    My approach to therapy is to work collaboratively with you to access your inherent wisdom and health. There are a lot of challenges in the world these days and...
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  • ALLISON SIGELKOW
    Supervisor
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    Alison studied Counseling Psychology at John F. Kennedy University, graduating with a MA specializing in Transpersonal Psychology. Her private psychotherapy practice offers mindfulness-based counseling for adults and children with...
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  • ANABELLE JEANRERAUD
    Holistic Counselor
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    I believe all parts of you deserve to be seen: the dark and messy ones, the light and fun ones, and everything in between! I work from an integrative approach,...
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  • ANKUR CHABLANI
    Schools Counselor
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    Ankur Chablani is a man with diverse professional and personal interests. He began his professional career in the health and fitness industry after an ankle injury derailed his...
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  • BENJAMIN PAUW, ASSOCIATE MFT
    Holistic Counselor
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    Benjamin is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist with a background in client-centered counseling and suicide prevention. He has experience working with youth, older adults, and everyone in between!...
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  • BETTY MICHAUD, LMFT
    Supervisor
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  • BJ BROWN, LMFT
    Supervisor
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    For over 20 years, I have been rewarded and fufilled by my work as a psychotherapist. I have worked in various educational and community settings with children, families, individuals...
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  • BJ BROWN, LMFT
    Supervisor
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    BJ Brown, MFT - Supervisor. For close to 30 years, I have worked in various schools and non profit agencies with children, families, individuals and groups. Coming...
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  • CADY WATTS
    Communications Director
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    Cady Watts holds a background in volunteer management, design and nature connection/outdoor educational programs. When she is not working for Seeds of Awareness she works as a non-clinical youth...
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  • CATHERINE BAE, AMFT, APCC
    Schools Counselor
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  • Cherie
    CHERIE FELZER, LMFT
    Administrative/HR Director
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    Cherie graduated from the California Institute of Integral Studies' Somatic Psychology program, and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Cherie supports Seeds as the Administrative and HR Director,...
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  • CHRISTIE WALKER ROVIRA
    Holistic Counselor
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    Christie (she/her) has an incessant curiosity about the interdependent relationship between mental and physical health – especially while enduring chronic and/or acute stress. Through personal experience and professional...
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  • CYRENE UNDERHILL - AMFT
    Schools Counselor
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    Cyrene holds an MA degree in Clinical Psychology (Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy) from Pepperdine University. Cyrene has worked in the mental health field for several years, both...
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  • DANI GABRIEL
    Grant Writer
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    My work explores themes of redemption, resurrection, poverty, mental illness, queerness, justice, child rearing, and joy. I am a long time teacher, fundraiser, and activist. My goal is always to...
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  • H. AMEETA SINGH, LMFT
    QA Director
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    H. Ameeta Singh, MA, LMFT #50409 H. Ameeta Singh is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, with extensive experience providing community-based services both in the United States and overseas....
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  • JAMIE MURRAY, LMFT
    HCC Clinical Manager
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    Jamie is a psychotherapist who works with children, families and adults; and as Clinical Supervisor/Consultant for unlicensed and newly licensed therapists and social workers. With a deep sense...
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  • JASMINE MAZLUMYAN
    Schools Counselor
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    My name is Jasmine (Hasmik) Mazlumyan and I’m a first generation American, born to an Armenian/Greek family. My upbringing in the Bay Area has inspired me to explore diverse...
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  • JOSEPH MARCLE
    Holistic Counselor
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    Joseph is currently a full-time student at Golden Gate University working on obtaining his MA in Counseling Psychology to become a Marriage and Family Therapist. Joseph is a United...
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  • JULIANNE GUIDA
    Holistic Counselor
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    Hello! My name is Julianne (she/her) and I am currently a doctoral student at the Wright Institute and I have a Masters degree in Clinical Psychology. Honoring the relationship is...
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  • KAREN PERNET, LCSW, RPT-S
    SUPERVISOR
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    (REGISTERED PLAY THERAPIST-SUPERVISOR) In private practice in Oakland, CA. She has been practicing for over 25 years and provides psychotherapy, play therapy and sand tray therapy to people of all...
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  • KARI MORGAN, ASSOCIATE MFT
    Holistic Counselor
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    As a relationally trained psychotherapist who practices long term work, I believe that the heart of the therapy occurs inside the psychological contact experienced/felt/navigated between the client and clinician...
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  • KATHLEEN SOMEAH
    Supervisor
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    Kathleen Someah is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and received her doctorate from Palo Alto University, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology in 2018. She completed her predoctoral fellowship at the...
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  • Katie Baurenfreund
    KATIE BAUERNFREUND, LPCC
    Holistic Counselor and Schools Counselor/Assistant Director
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    Katie is a graduate of The Chicago School of Professional Psychology where she earned a Masters in Clinical Psychology. Her passion for outdoor adventure led her from Chicago to...
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  • KATIE CHAMPIEUX
    Holistic Counselor
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    Katie is a graduate student completing her final year at Sonoma State University's clinical mental health counseling program. She is excited to be a part of Seeds...
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  • KAYLIN JONES
    Holistic Counselor
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    Kaylin is passionate about attendance to culture in the therapeutic process. Cultural humility is an integral component of her work as she believes in the importance of valuing the whole person...
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  • KAYVON AFSARIFARD
    Schools Counselor
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  • KELLY RATHMANN, LCSW
    Supervisor
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    Kelly Rathmann is a licensed clinical social worker in private practice in Santa Rosa, CA. She is a clinical supervisor for MFT and ASW trainees and associates accruing hours...
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  • LAURA SALAZAR
    Director of Logistics
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    With more than 20 years of experience as an administrative coordinator, Laura Salazar has a has a strong ability to streamline processes, maximize efficiency, and foster professional relationships within...
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  • Lauren
    LAUREN BROWN, LMFT
    Supervisor and Mindful Education Trainer
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    Lauren Brown, MFT offers mindfulness education, long term mentorship, and embodied therapy to youth throughout the bay area. She practice body-oriented therapeutic practices and supports youth in fostering their...
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  • LILY CARDASIS
    Schools Counselor
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    Lily Cardasis holds a MA degree in Community Mental Health and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San...
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  • LYMAN HOLLINS, LMFT
    Holistic Counselor
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    I received a B.A. in History and a Minor in Women’s Studies from California State University at Hayward. I earned an M.A. in Counseling Psychology from the Wright Institute...
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  • MAGNOLIA WESTERSCHULTE, ASSOCIATE MFT
    Interim Clinical Team Lead
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  • MARK KHMELNITSKIY, MFT ASSOCIATE
    Holistic Counselor
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    In his tenure at Seeds, Mark served as a Fiddleheads counselor, Director of Fiddleheads, Captain of Cheer and Corporate Secretary. Currently, he is the Flow-Master of Operations and a...
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  • Michael
    MICHAEL PINKERTON, MFT TRAINEE
    Holistic Counselor
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    Michael received his BA in Psychology from Oberlin College, and obtained a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Life West. As he finished school, he began working in the non-profit...
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  • NIKITA HENDERSON
    Fiddleheads Associate Program Director
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    I have been working with children for a very long time starting off by raising my siblings. I love sports, but my favorite will always be basketball. I enjoy...
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  • PAM LOZOFF, ACSW
    Schools Counselor/Assistant Director
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    Pam has always been a mover. From a young age, she was a dancer, a gymnast, later became a yogi and yoga teacher, and has continued to dance all...
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  • PEARL J SCHMITT, MA MFT TRAINEE
    Schools Counselor
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    Pearl has just finished her Master of Arts in the Field of Psychology at California Southern University (YAY!). She has considerable knowledge of Applied Behavioral Analysis and is a...
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  • REBECCA SCHNEIDER, ASSOCIATE MFT
    Schools Counselor
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  • RENATA MOREIRA
    Director of Partnerships
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    Renata has 18 years of experience co-leading educational and nonprofit organizations that work to advance equity for low income, immigrant, LGBTQ, and Latinx communities. Prior to launching her own...
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  • RICKY SANTUARIO
    Administrative Assistant
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    Ricky Santuario (she/they) is a trans and queer latina educator, ethnic studies advocate, and artist from Los Angeles, CA who is currently based in Berkeley/Ohlone Territory. Working as an...
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  • SABRINA SIERRA
    Fiddleheads Regional Manager
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    I was born and raised in the Bay Area and my favorite childhood memories include exploring parks and open spaces in this region. Nature and music are my greatest...
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  • SANDRA FITTING, MFT ASSOCIATE
    Holistic Counselor
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    Sandra is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist with decades of spiritual practice and a deep sense of care and attunement, helping people re-connect to their best selves. Sandra...
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  • Sarwang
    SARWANG PARIKH, LMFT
    Clinical Manager of School-Based Services and Culture Pollinator
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    Sarwang is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and received his MA in Integral Counseling Psychology from California Institute of Integral Studies. He has extensive experience and practice in...
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  • SASHA WRIGHT, LCSW
    Supervisor
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    Sasha Wright, LCSW is a psychotherapist and clinical supervisor serving the diverse communities of the East Bay. She has been practicing clinical social work for a decade with adults,...
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  • SERENITY WEHRENBERG,MFT ASSOCIATE
    Holistic Counselor
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    The technical terms for my approach to counseling treatment are “Compassion Focused," “Trauma-Informed” and “Psychodynamic,” in addition to being “Attachment Oriented,” and “Client Centered.” However, most central—and what...
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  • STEPHANIE WALPOLE
    Fiddleheads Regional Manager
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    Stephanie (Stephy) is a Bay Area transplant from New York who is passionate about the outdoors and an advocate for mindfulness-based practices. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher and...
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  • STEVEN TIERNEY, LPCC
    Supervisor
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    Steven is a psychotherapist (LPCC) with certifications and interests in: Mindfulness-base psychotherapy, Child and Adolescent Therapy, and Addictions Therapies. Steven is also a certified trainer in Suicide Prevention and...
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  • SUSAN WILDE, PsyD
    Supervisor/Trainer
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  • TAMI ALTMAN, ASSOCIATE MFT
    Holistic Counselor
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    I trained and worked as a Drama-therapist for several years in Israel. After moving to the U.S. I obtained my Master degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. My experience with a...
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  • Tim
    TIM OLEJNICZAK, MA
    IT Specialist
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    With a passion for the outdoors, he enjoys spending his free time backpacking and fishing in wilderness areas. Through mindfulness practice and nature immersion, Tim is committed to helping...
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