Teresa Ipong-Garcia
Bilingual Clinician - Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Teresa Ipong-Garcia

Teresa Ipong-Garcia is a Bilingual Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and provides counseling services at Lighthouse Counseling and Family Resource Center. From 2005 until relocating to Placer County in August 2019, Teresa had been a bilingual clinician at Bill Wilson Center in Santa Clara working with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families to overcome challenges...
Natalie Miller
Grant Writer

Natalie Miller

Natalie Miller has been writing and managing grants at Lighthouse since 2017. She has raised grants, advised fundraising and managed programs for nonprofits in many fields including healthcare, education, human services, youth programs, and food banks. She has worked across Northern California and beyond, including Placer County, Sacramento, San Francisco, El Dorado County, Oregon and Guatemala. Natalie...
Taylor Artley
Clinician – Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)

Taylor Artley

Taylor Artley graduated from California State University, San Marcos, CA with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology.  For her graduate study, Taylor attended Pepperdine University where she obtained her Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy. She is also a lifetime member of Psi-Chi International Honor Society in Psychology. She...
Eireann Smith
Clinician- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Eireann Smith

Eireann Smith, LMFT, has experience working with adolescents, families, and enjoys working with individuals and couples. She has worked extensively with community-based mental health agencies, foster youth in a variety of settings, the homeless, private practice settings and with geriatric clients. She has experience working with in-patient and partial hospitalization clients, adolescents, couples, and families....
Karla Velasco
Bilingual Family Support Specialist

Karla Velasco

Karla has a wealth of administrative, medical billing, data collection experience and excellent customer service skills, in addition to non-profit familiarity through Adventist Medical Evangelism Network (AMEN). She believes self-esteem comes from serving others, and is pleased to be of service in the Placer County community. In her spare time, Karla enjoys the outdoors.
Miriam Feese
Clinician, Associate Clinical Social Worker

Miriam Feese

Miriam Feese is a Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker. She graduated from Amherst College with a degree in Psychology and later received her Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan with a focus on Community Organization and Community and Social Systems. She has a range of experiences providing counseling at Life Guidance, a...
Lexe Valdivia
Bilingual Clinician - Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)

Lexe Valdivia

Lexe is driven to serve the community, providing sensitive therapy from a systemic and cultural perspective. She is very passionate to help others overcome obstacles and achieve goals. Lexe graduated from California State University of Sacramento with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and went on to receive her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy...
Lauren Hughes
Clinician - Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT)

Lauren Hughes

Lauren Hughes is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. She graduated from...
Kania Ramirez
Bilingual Receptionist

Kania Ramirez

Kania appreciates that her position as a Bilingual Receptionist allows her to continue her passion of helping people. This experience...