Andria Hansen, ASW

Biography

I earned my bachelors in Human Development with a minor in Sociology from California State University Long Beach. I then went onto pursue my Masters of Social Work at California State University Fullerton with a concentration in community mental health. I have worked with individuals and couples with mild to moderate mental health conditions as well as clients suffering from substance use disorders and dual diagnosis disorders. I feel privileged to have the opportunity to work with clients through the Hurtt Family Health Clinic.

 

Practice Philosophy

I believe in meeting clients where they are at, and I utilize a strengths based approach. I feel clients are the experts of themselves and I view treatment as a collaboration between client and therapist. I utilize various approaches in my practice, tailored to the client’s specific needs. I rely heavily on cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness and psychodynamic approaches.

Brittney Mazzaglia, ASW

Biography Information

I graduated from California State University of Dominguez Hills with a Bachelors of Psychology. I then obtained a master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Southern California, with a specific concentration in Adult Mental Health and Wellness. As an Associate Clinical Social Worker I’ve worked with individuals with various serious and persistent mental illnesses, homelessness, and substance abuse. I am grateful and eager to serve the clients of the Hurtt Family Health Clinic.

Practice Philosophy

My clinical practice philosophy is guided by evidence-based practices, theory, and is client-centered. I believe establishing a strong therapeutic relationship supports the clients desired mental health needs and positively influences treatment outcomes. Utilizing a strengths based clinical perspective highlights an individual’s resourcefulness, resilience, and their capacity for transformational growth and healing.

Tameika Timmons, LCSW

Biography Information

Tameika Timmons is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 8 years of experience providing psychotherapy and over 12 years of working with children, adolescents, adults, and families. Tameika has been trained in the following evidenced based practices: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) and Families OverComing Under Stress (FOCUS). Some of her specialties include but are not limited to working with individuals dealing with depression, anxiety, mood issues, trauma, child behavior issues, and low self-esteem.

Practice Philosophy

Tameika believes in the importance of taking a collaborative approach with her clients to help them achieve their goals, while utilizing practices from a strength-based perspective to assist them in identifying strengths that they possess to help them move forward. She possesses empathy, compassion, and takes a non-judgmental approach which makes it easy for her clients to open-up to her. She is dedicated to empowering individuals to help them reconnect with self and others, find deeper self-understanding and compassion, along with assisting them in seeing the light at the end of the tunnel.

Alejandra Saucedo, ASW

Biography

I graduated from the University of Southern California, with a Master of Social Work with a concentration in Adult Mental Health and Wellness. During my career journey, I have worked in acute psychiatric and jail settings within the Los Angeles County community. I have worked with several different programs that help individuals and families with persistent and severe mental illness, homelessness, substance abuse and other life hardships/traumas. I am truly grateful to have the opportunity to serve the clients of Hurtt Family Health Clinic and be part of the team.

Practice Philosophy

My clinical practice focuses on the therapeutic relationship, emotional and reinforcing behavioral disturbances of the person; I believe that every individual is different and unique in their own way. I utilize a variety of different evidence-based treatment modalities to promote informed decision-making, healing and awareness. I am committed to ensure that each person is valued and treated with respect.