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. 

Karli Rutledge

Olivia Edwards

Megan Bathen

Ronald Ochoa

Nancy Martinez

Valerie Grijalva

Danielle Jansen

Emily Hall

Andrea Sanchez

Eric Hererra

Farbod Khalafi

Justin Liu

Victoria Martinez

Brittany Barger, LMFT

Clinical Supervisor

Jessica Zifzal

Melanie Castillo, LMFT

Clinical Supervisor

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.

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If you are in a life threatening situation, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, a free, 24-hour hotline, at 1-800-273-8255. Your call will be routed to the crisis center near you. If your issue is an emergency, call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.  

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