Dr. Susan B. Day, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, CA PSY 23349
Dr. Day offers a range of therapeutic options for her patients including talk therapy, art therapy, sand tray therapy, authentic movement, and dream work. She is experienced in helping people who are suffering from depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, personality disorders, attachment disorder, somatic disorders, and attention deficit disorders. Previously, Dr. Day developed and facilitated group therapy programs at both Tuolumne County Behavioral Health, and Calaveras County Behavioral Health Services, assessed and counseled individuals in crisis, as well as those with substance abuse and anger management issues. She conducts research on dream sharing and facilitates dream exploration groups. Dr. Day also was trained and has experience as a registered nurse.
Dr. Sharon Armstrong, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, CA PSY 13447
Dr. Armstrong also has prior licensure as a Marriage, Family Therapist (MFT). She describes her approach to being with people in a therapeutic relationship as “Collaborative…we come together, each bringing our own skill set, responsibility to the process, wisdom, insights and creativity…. and out of this synergy healing and transformation happen. I have been doing this work for over 30 years and it is always new.” Dr. Armstrong provides a wide range of therapeutic services for individuals, couples and families, teens and children. In addition to her private practice she currently facilitates a support group for women and a group for adolescents called “Teen Art and Self Discovery”. She has worked with veterans groups, focusing on the impact of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder on individuals and families. She leads ongoing training groups for Calaveras County Behavioral Health Services staff and is Director of the non-profit Center for Creativity and Community in San Andreas, CA.
Dr. Terry Ann Garcia, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, CA PSY 27960
Dr. Garcia uses a variety of therapeutic techniques, including cognitive behavioral, imaginal and talk therapy. She has over ten years of experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups. Dr. Garcia earned her Expressive Art Therapy certificate from the Institute of Imaginal Studies. She is also a certified fire starter for White Bison Inc., which promotes an indigenous approach to healing from alcohol and drug addiction. Dr. Garcia co-created and co-facilitates a cultural competency workshop for professionals who work with indigenous people. Dr. Garcia is a registered nurse and a certified emergency nurse.
Dr. Tara Ingram, Ph.D.
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, CA PSY 28067
Dr. Ingram offers a range of therapeutic options for her patients including talk therapy, art therapy, and somatic psychotherapy. She has experience counseling children, teens, adults, and families. She is passionate about meeting each unique individual where they are and helping them find relief from their suffering. Her training includes various complimentary healing models including: cognitive behavioral, developmental, neurological, imaginal, somatic, and earth-based indigenous. Dr. Ingram has worked with graduate school groups in an experiential educational setting that involved intensive group process and depth exploration. As part of her PhD, Dr. Ingram conducted participatory research on shame dynamics and the healing power of responsive shame in groups
Dr. Victoria Bloom, Psy.D.
Psychological Assistant, CA PSB 37676, supervised by Dr. Susan Day
Dr. Bloom offers a variety of therapeutic tools such as talk therapy, art therapy, DBT, CBT, nature based therapy, recovery and relapse prevention focused therapy, and Imaginal psychology. Victoria has worked as a therapist and counselor since 1997 in schools as a substance abuse counselor, rites of passage program coordinator, and community service coordinator. She has a drug and alcohol certificate from CAADC and has worked in all areas of substance abuse and process addictions, from prevention to inpatient treatment centers. She worked for many years at Four Winds West as primary therapist for young adults with a variety of mental health challenges transitioning to adulthood. She has also worked with families, couples, children and adults in a variety of other settings.
Dr. Xan Devaney, Psy.D.
Psychological Assistant, CA PSB 94022401, supervised by Dr. Susan Day
Dr. Devaney specializes in individual therapy with adults and older adolescents, and conducts mental health evaluations. Her work is insight oriented, motivational, and focused on narrative. Ms. Devaney provides depth oriented brief therapy predominantly through conversation, though body oriented and artistic modalities are often also employed. She holds bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees in psychology.