Aimee Monterrosa, ACSW
Aimee Monterrosa is a therapist, social worker, and passionate advocate for challenging mental health stigmas in communities of color. She’s an LA native with a heart of gold who believes that the mind, body and soul are connected. She believes that in order to heal we must learn to make peace with all three by learning to love, forgive, and build resiliency while overcoming adversity. Aimee has nine years experience working in the field of mental health, domestic violence, and substance use. She currently manages a community resource center and has provided training to clinicians, counselors and other community social service agencies providing trauma-informed care. She is a graduate of the masters program at the USC School of Social Work with an undergraduate background in Psychology from CSUDH. Aimee is fluent in Spanish. Her goal is to make therapy accessible, effective, trauma-informed and person-centered. She believes that anyone can rebuild, redeem and heal themselves given the proper tools and space to reconnect to a healthy self-image, genuine self-love and a driven personal purpose. Aimee specializes in helping clients learn to heal and manage symptoms related to trauma, including domestic violence and sexual abuse. She works with clients learning to work through depression, anxiety and PTSD. She has a background in substance use recovery and planning through major life transitions such as: divorce, grief and loss and post graduate plans. In her practice, Aimee utilizes CBT, Solution Focused Therapies and Narrative Therapy in a coaching style to help clients feel empowered and engaged to rewrite the course of their life stories and give purposeful meaning to their experiences.
Tiffany Saucer, MSW (ASW37186) obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Ethnic Studies from the University of California at Riverside. She obtained her Master of Social Work (MSW) from Azusa Pacific University. She is currently a full-time Doctoral Candidate at the University of Southern California. Tiffany has over 10 years of experience working with children, youth, and families. She is most passionate about working with children and youth in clinical setting. She is also skilled at program design for the population of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Areas of professional expertise include: clinical case management, behavioral intervention, applied behavior analysis, and program design.
Tiffany Saucer is committed to a person-centered approach, providing support to help individuals achieve their highest level of independence.
Katrina Long, ACSW
Katrina Long, MSW is a clinical social worker (ACSW#62208) and international healing arts therapist. She is a speaker on holistic mental health, mental health in communities of color and practitioner burnout. Katrina is founder of Manifesting M.E. Wellness and the Black Holistic Mental Health Practitioners community.
Katrina specializes in trauma, interpersonal relationships, adolescent and child therapy, hormone-related mental and emotional disorders, and chronic mental illness. In her work with clients, Katrina utilizes a holistic approach that is person-centered, trauma-informed and strengths-based. She assists clients in identifying their individual strengths to build resilience, improve coping and manifest healing. Katrina is passionate about working with people of color, communities affected by trauma, individuals who identify as queer or questioning, and women experiencing hormone-related disorders.
In addition to her Masters degree, Katrina is trained in holistic modalities such as expressive art therapy, essential oils, Ayurveda, Viniyoga (200 hour), Reiki, Trauma Focused-Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and trauma-informed yoga. By infusing the holistic approaches with traditional therapy modalities she provides individualized care plans to help individuals reintegrate with their bodies and breath, discover and grow their creativity, create healthy and sustainable lifestyles, and understand their thought patterns to facilitate healing on a mental, emotional, physical and soul level.