At Building Foundations Counseling Center you can find skilled, experienced therapists who have helped clients just like you build richer more rewarding lives. All our therapists are either Licensed Marriage Family Therapists or Licensed Clinical Social Workers, or are Registered Associates being supervised by a qualified Licensed Therapist.
Suzanne Mell, LMFT – Executive Director Suzanne has been working as a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (Lic. # 35315) since 1999, and has over 20 years of experience primarily treating children, adolescents, young adults and their families. She specializes in depressive and anxiety disorders, ADHD and abuse/trauma. She also has received training to provide Eye … Continue reading Suzanne Mell, LMFT
Melissa is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (Lic. # 51421) since 2012, and has over 15 years of clinical experience. She specializes in providing therapy to teens, couples and individuals. She is also certified to provide services to veterans and their families. Melissa believes in utilizing a variety of theoretical approaches in therapy. Some of … Continue reading Melissa E. Drivon, LMFT
Ayumi is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (Lic. # 50430) since 2011, with over 15 years in the mental health field working with children, young adults, and their families. She also works with couples and adults on relationship issues, effective co-parenting skills, attachment and new parent challenges. Ayumi specializes in working with school age children … Continue reading Ayumi Yamada, LMFT
Colette is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (Lic.# 117281), since 2019, with over 20 years of experience providing mental health and behavioral health services to children, youth, couples, adults, and their families. Colette earned a Master’s degree in Marriage Family Therapy from California State University, Northridge. She has served as a consultant and faculty member … Continue reading Colette Perkins, LMFT