Meet Our Counselors

Helping people become healthier, stronger, and more empowered

Supervised by licensed Psychologists and Marriage and Family Therapists, our clinical training program allows students to experience treating a range of mental health issues through the broad spectrum of people we serve. 

Andrea Sanchez

Eric Hererra

Karli Rutledge

Olivia Edwards

Danielle Jansen

Farbod Khalafi

Megan Bathen

Ronald Ochoa

Emily Hall

Justin Liu

Nancy Martinez

Valerie Grijalva

Victoria Martinez

Brittany Barger, LMFT

Clinical Supervisor

Jessica Zifzal

Melanie Castillo, LMFT

Clinical Supervisor

Justin Liu

Straight Talk Clinic has built a reputation as one of the premier training facilities for students in master’s and doctoral-level programs leading to licensure as a Marriage and Family Therapist by the Board of Behavioral Sciences or Psychologist by the Board of Psychology. For over 40 years, we have trained and prepared mental health professionals for impactful careers throughout Orange County.