Lauren Guzman, M.A., MFT Licensed
Lauren completed her Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy at Chapman University. She has a background in families, couples, individuals, adolescents, and children. For two years, she lead a youth anger management program for adolescents at the City of Chino. She has worked in school settings at the Elementary, Jr. High, and High School levels. Lauren has experience in treating depression, anxiety, victims of domestic violence, parenting, anger management, blended families, phase of life, and relationship issues.
Tino Rodriguez, M.A., MFT Associate
Tino is a graduate of the Latin American Bible Institute. He received his B.A. in Leadership and Ministry from Vanguard University and completed his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology in Marriage and Family Therapy from Azusa Pacific University. He is also certified as a Substance Abuse Counselor. Bilingual, Tino works with individuals, couples, families, children, and adolescents. Tino is fluent in both English and Spanish. Se habla Español
Isaac Almaguer, M.A., MFT Associate
Isaac grew up in Southern California, but spent 8 years in Tulsa, Oklahoma to receive ministerial training and complete his B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy at Oral Roberts University. Now that he is back in California, he is currently a marriage and family therapist intern and thrilled to be a part of the clinical team at Samaritan Counseling Center. He has experience working with children, adolescents, couples, and families in office, home, school and community-based settings. He employs a client-centered, culturally-sensitive approach to counseling and views his clients as experts in their own lives. This approach enables him to serve and empower them to reach their emotional, relational, and mental health goals.
Sheryl Walden, MSW, ACSW
Sheryl received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Boston University. Her professional experience includes teaching for the public school system and directing Family Ministries at Hillside Community Church for 19 years. While at Hillside, she led teams to provide spiritual education for children and provided learning experiences and seminars on topics of parenting, sexuality, finances, special needs, conflict resolution, and adolescent transitions.
Sheryl interned at Canyon Ridge Psychiatric Hospital in Chino and has worked as a social worker in Southeast DC providing in-home placement stabilization for foster youth and parents. While in DC, Sheryl volunteered with the DC court system addressing domestic violence and participated in community organized experiences for social justice and racial reconciliation.
Anita D. Robinson, M.S., BEAMS Behavior Specialist
Anita is a native of Alabama. Her previous work includes roles as a Case Manager for prisoners assigned to home detention for the Riverside Sheriff Department, a Special Education Teacher for 9th-12th grade students at Advocate School (a non-public school for youth with disabilities), and Program Coordinator for youth training programs with National Council of Negro Women Bethune Center. Anita holds a BS degree in Computer Information Systems from Alabama State University and an MS degree in Special Education from National University. She also holds an Education Specialist Instructor Credential, Mild/Moderate Disabilities.