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On-Site Therapy

On-site Support and Counseling Now Available in Select Locations

In partnership with Optum, counselors are available at certain locations to help support caregivers. All caregivers in the region are welcome to take advantage of this service.

Our on-site counselors can provide one-on-one support and coaching for a variety of issues, including:

  • Work-life balance
  • Parenting and family concerns
  • Depression, anxiety and stress
  • Setting goals
  • Communication skills
  • Referrals for additional assistance

See below for more information on where these services are available and to schedule your appointment. Remember, if you are not in one of these areas, services are available through our Caregiver Assistance Program partner, Lyra

Meet Your On-Site Support

Alaska

Erin McLaughlin

"Solution-focused psychotherapist, providing compassionate care of mental health. My passion for this vocation stems from my deep-held belief in the common humanity within each of us and each person's ability to grow and heal and strengthen resiliency from within, and from that space, help people gain the mental health skills to navigate life as best as possible while maintaining a person-centered focus on the innate individual needs of each person."

410-268-7327 | therapist@ascentmentalhealthak.com

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Apple Valley, CA

Stefany Fuentes

"I am a LMFT with over 10 years of clinical experience. I hold a Counseling Psychology degree from Palo Alto University. I utilize a solution-focused, collaborative approach to help individuals address personal, family, and professional issues including relationship concerns, stress management, and work/life issues."

763-330-5186 | stefany_fuentes@optum.com

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Los Angeles County, CA

Phyllis Cohen

“I have over 30 years of experience working with a variety of organizations. I received my Undergraduate Degree in Sociology from UCLA and Master’s Degree in Industrial Social Work from USC. I have expertise in CISM and trauma response, specializing in assisting first responders and hospital personnel.”

612-428-6288 | phyllis_cohen@optum.com

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Marlu HarrisSanta Monica, CA

Marlu Harris

“I am a psychotherapist, coach, and corporate wellness facilitator working with individuals and groups to assist in the identification of personal strengths and developing resilience through adversity using a short-term, solution-focused and mindfulness-based approach. I am resourceful in recommending practices and tools to enhance communication skills, cope with loss, and alleviate stress. I am skilled in cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis and tapping into one’s creativity. I have been licensed as a Marriage Family Therapist for 28 years.“

952-251-0478 | marlu_harris@optum.com

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Torrance, CA and San Pedro, CA

Lera Ashe

I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been working in mental health services for over 10 years. I have worked with parents in the DCFS system, people with severe mental illness, and people with differing ranges of PTSD. I am passionate about empowering all genders to take control of their careers and relationships. Telling your story to a therapist may be challenging. I am here to support you and guide you every way. Therapy is a relationship between people that work together defined by rights and responsibilities held by each person. Let me work with you to help you achieve your personal goals.

San Pedro

213-248-9726| lashesanpedro@gmail.com

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Torrance

213-248-9726| lashetorrance@gmail.com

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  • Please note that you will need to complete your registration before scheduling your appointment. Register at caregiver.lyrahealth.com

Jodi BaldelOrange County, CA

Jodi Baldel

“I have been a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist since 2005. My specialties include depression, grief/loss, relationship issues (including LGBTQ+) and stress management.”

763-321-3028 | jodi_baldel@optum.com

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Philippe KaneNorthern, CA

Philippe Kane

Dr. Kane been practicing as a licensed clinical psychologist for over a decade and has 15 years of clinical experience. His doctorate was earned from the American Professional School of Psychology in the Washington, DC area.

612-426-6765 | phillipe_kane@optum.com

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Steve ZellmerMissoula, MT

Steve Zellmer

“I am a Licensed Professional Counselor and Master Addiction Counselor specializing in a strengths-based, positive approach. I have 24-years mindfulness practice informs the capacity to listen, empathize, and collaborate effectively for meaningful change. I have fifteen years experience supporting Providence caregivers and families."

612-474-6001 | steve_zellmer@optum.com

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Rae BrockmanLubbock, TX and Hobbs, NM

Rae Brockman

“I have been working in the mental health and substance abuse treatment field for 14 years, with the last 5 working directly with first responders. Also, I have expertise in Critical Incident Response.”

612-428-6711 | rae_brockman@optum.com

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Katie Cartwright

Katie Cartwright

“I am a Licensed Professional Counselor ​and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor with over 10 years of experience.​ I use a solution-focused, collaborative approach to help you address personal, family, and professional issues including relationship concerns, stress management, and work/life issues.”

612-474-6437 | kaitlyn_cartwright@optum.com

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Dawn SaariSpokane, WA

Dawn Saari

"I am a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with over 20 years of clinical experience. I utilize a strength-based, solution-focused and collaborative approach to help individuals address personal, family, and professional issues including relationship concerns, stress management, life transitions, professional issues and work/life balance."

612-474-7385 | dawn_saari@optum.com

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