Dr. Julie Wareham practices psychiatry in Corona, California. Dr. Wareham graduated from medical school at Loma Linda University in 1986. She completed her psychiatric residency at Loma Linda University in 1990. She has worked in the Inland Empire for the last 21 years.
Dr. Kurre graduated from Rangaraya Medical School of Andhra University, India in 1983 and completed his psychiatric residency in 1992 from King Drew Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr. Kurre practiced Family Medicine from 1983-1986 in Vijayawada, India.
Dr. Kurre has been practicing since 1992 in California in various settings such as, inpatient, outpatient, nursing homes, day care, hospital consultations, and 20 years of experience as a staff psychiatrist at a correctional facility. Dr. Kurre has treated patients from 5 years of age and above at Orange Psychiatric Medical Group since 1998.
Dr. Afghan has been a licensed psychiatrist with Orange Psychiatric Medical Group since 2006. She graduated from the University of Kabul School of Medicine in Afghanistan and completed her residency from Cedar Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. She has been in practice since 1999 and prefers to work with patients 16 years of age and above.
Dr. Shishodia is a Board Certified General Psychiatrist.
She completed her training and residency from St. Louis University Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri. She has been in practice for 10 years. She is comfortable working with children over five years of age, adolescents and adults. She accepts several insurances.
Aletha received her Master of Science in Social Work MSSW in 1981 from the University of Arlington, Arlington, Texas. She studied psycho-dynamic and behavioral therapy and did four years post graduate training in gesalt and transactional analysis supervision with Marriage and Family Therapists. She has also completed extensive adolescent training, cognitive behavior training, and hypotherapy. She managed one of the largest outpatient day programs for San Diego County from 1990-1995. She has been working for the Inland Empire since 1995. She enjoys working with clients 6 years of age and above. She looks forward to working with children, adolescents, individuals, couples, and families.
Dr. Barry is a licensed clinical psychologist who received his doctorate in 2001, Summa Cum Laude. He wrote his dissertation on the most effective treatments for childhood behavior disorders. At a prior position, he was awarded with "Psychologist of the Year" for his work with individuals having anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorder. He then gained valuable experience working in a large Los Angeles clinic which serviced families and individuals having severe behavioral and emotional problems. At Orange Psychiatric Medical Group he utilizes many effective treatments including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, with Adults, Adolescent, and Children.
My journey as a clinical therapist began in 1997 in Miami, FL working with children and their families at a nonprofit organization. Since then I have held clinical positions working for Dade County in Miami, and as of 2006, Riverside County Department of Behavioral Health working with both children and adults.
I earned my Bachelor of Arts degrees in Psychology and Biology at the University of Puerto Rico and my Masters of Science Degree in Psychology at the Miami Institute of Psychology, now known as Carlos Albizu University.
I have training in various treatment modalities including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Multidimensional Family Therapy, Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Family Based Treatment for Eating Disorders.
Therapy is an investment in your life, relationships, health, wellbeing and future. I am humbled by clients who have invited me into their lives and trusted me to assist them in their journey toward more skillful behavior. I am fortunate to witness their strength and courage and collaborate in a deep process of discovery.
Kathryn Stull-Whitaker graduated in 1979 from Azusa Pacific Univeristy with a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. Kathryn has been in private practice since 1988, and with Orange Psychiatric Medical Group since 1995. Her areas of expertise are: Individual counseling, marriage counseling, adolescent issue, drug and alcohol addictions.
Kathleen Comer, MSN, FNP-BC, is a Family Nurse Practitioner and has been practicing in the Riverside County area for more that 15 years, providing psychotropic medication management for patients ranging in age of 17+.
Kathleen received her Bachelor of Science in 1979 from Loretto Heights College in Denver, Colorado where she grew up.
Kathleen was proactive in intensive care and trauma nursing for many years prior to obtaining her Masters degree and license as a Family Nurse Practitioner in 1999.
Kathleen provides a complete psychiatric exam prior to diagnosing and prescribing medications, inclusive of all medical and social problems.
Kara Tiffany-Roberts is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Kara completed her undergraduate work in Psychology at the University of Washington and her Masters in Counseling Psychology at National University. Kara has been in the mental health field for over 25 years and spent the majority of her career working in residential settings with patients that have trauma and mental health diagnosis which makes her very experienced and knowledgeable. Kara specializes in co-occurring disorders, addictions, and marital issues. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Therapy in her practice. She believes in mindfulness and teaches self-care and awareness to all of her patients. Kara holds several certificates and a license in the drug and alcohol field and enjoys working with individuals that have addiction issues. She is well educated in eating disorders and treats binge eating and those preparing for the gastric sleeve and roux-en Y procedures. Kara is very in touch with the community and has held several volunteer positions in Temecula and Murrieta. She has been serving on the local board of Marriage and Family Therapists (SWRC-CAMFT) for the last five years, was the 2016 President, and earned the Chapter Member of the Year award from CAMFT. She has worked in a variety of positions during her career including Clinical Director and Clinical Coordinator of local drug and alcohol treatment centers as well as having her own private practice for many years. Kara enjoys working with individuals, couples, and families ages 12 years and up.
Stephen Creel is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. A graduate of Pepperdine University, Stephen earned his Masters in Clinical Psychology with Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy in April 2001. Since then, Stephen has worked primarily in Substance use treatment but also has extensive experience in issues of Co-dependency, Depression and Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Grief and Trauma. In his work in Substance Use Recovery, Stephen became aware that the vast majority of addiction disorders are predicated with some type of trauma. Thus, in 2019 Stephen underwent training to provide EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) to trauma patients. This is a powerful, evidenced based therapy to help people recover from traumatic experiences. In addition to EMDR, Stephen uses a variety of techniques including Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy and Family Systems approach. Stephen aims to provide a safe and caring environment in which to help his clients gain freedom and relief from the difficulties they are experiencing.
Thomas Gilbert is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology. Since 2005, Tom has worked with individual adults, couples and families in areas involving anxiety, depression, grief, communication and life-stage transition. Tom also assists individuals whose desire to express themselves through music, writing or other art forms poses challenges involving purpose, identity and motivation. For those desiring a spiritual approach to their problems, Tom can provide therapy within a faith-based, Christian framework grounded in four decades of experience.
Dr. McDowell is a licensed clinical psychologist who began working in the field in 1995. She has worked with a range of diagnoses and cultures. She has worked at the University of California, Riverside doing short and long term therapy with college students, at Laguna Beach Shanti, doing individual and group therapy with AIDS and HIV positive persons, and working at Citrus Community College doing psychological assessments with college students. She uses both cognitive behavioral and family systems techniques in therapy. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, women's issues, sexual orientation issues, grief/loss, and adolescents and she enjoys working with people 12 and older.
Wendy Cohen is a licensed therapist with a Masters Degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. She prefers to work with adults and utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution Focus Treatment. Ms. Cohen treats individuals in life transitions dealing with depression, anxiety, bipolarity as well as grief and loss. She enjoys teaching parents new skills and runs an educational seminar called "Becoming a Love and Logic Parent" in the community. She has been practicing in the Inland Valley since 2005.