Waves’ Licensed Therapists
Waves of Peace Counseling Services provides a non-judgmental approach to help clients build on their strengths and attain the personal growth they would like to achieve.
We offer a complementary set of methodologies and techniques to provide a highly personalized approach tailored to each client. Some of these methodologies consist of the Family System’s approach and the Cognitive Behavioral Therapeutic approach. The ultimate goal of Waves of Peace Counseling Services is to help clients navigate through situations in a healthier manner, whether it is coping with life transitional stages, or more challenging topics such as depression or anxiety. All of these topics are important and can lend to the need for extra support.
Christian Counseling Upon Request
Karma Brownlee Limon
President & Founder – LMFT #48142
Karma has 25+ years of therapeutic experience.
Karma graduated from UCI with a BA in Psychology and Social Behavior. She then graduated from CSUF with a MS in Counseling with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy. Karma was also trained by UCD in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which helps people work through traumas/PTSD. Lastly, Karma has a 2-year certificate from Cottonwood School of Ministry and offers Christian Counseling upon request.
Karma has worked in the non-profit and private practice industry for many years in a therapeutic capacity. She has extensive experience with many types of struggles that people are working through such as Anxiety, Depression, PTSD/Trauma, Child Abuse, ADHD, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, and much more.
Furthermore, she has worked with severely emotionally disturbed youth and their families providing counseling services. Karma has worked with individuals, couples and families for many years.
Lastly, Karma has many years of experience supervising therapists and directing therapeutic programs.
licensed therapist – lmft #46136
14+ years of therapeutic experience.
Tina has a BA in Clinical Psychology from the Union Institute. She has a MA in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University.
Tina has gained therapeutic experience working with children, families, adults and couples. Tina specializes in grief & loss, relationships, personal issues, work concerns, and parenting skills.
At Waves Of Peace Counseling Services Tina has worked with individuals, families and couples. She has worked with Depression, Anxiety, Relational Issues, Trauma, Parenting Skills and more.
licensed therapist – lmft #28039
22+ years of therapeutic experience
BA in Communications from CSUF. She also has a MA in Counseling Psychology from the University of San Francisco.
Mary has had experience with a variety of ages from children to adults conducting individual, couples and family therapy. She has worked with a wide range of diagnoses such as Depression, Anxiety, Autism, Addiction, Grief issues, Oppositional Behaviors and more in her past experience before she came to Waves of Peace Counseling Services.
Psychological testing is like taking a thorough mental snapshot. It uses questions and activities to get a deeper understating of your psychological state. Like checking your temperature when you’re sick, these tests help professionals understand what’s going on inside you, so they can determine a clear diagnosis.
Dr. Ali Zandi
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, PsyD – PSY26391
Dr. Zandi is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist specializing in Psychological Testing and Evaluation for Psychological Disorders such as Autism Spectrum, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), and Learning Disorders for both children, teens and adults.
People often seek out a Psychologist to help them identify and diagnose psychological, learning, and processing disorders through the testing process coupled with a thorough interview process.
Dr. Zandi’s evaluation process includes state-of-the-art psychological and neuropsychological assessment measures and a thorough clinical interview. He takes a holistic approach to evaluations that value your unique story and life circumstances. He can also assist you in utilizing your testing to obtain academic and occupational services along with appropriate treatments.
This work can help you build self-awareness of your strengths and growth points. Dr. Zandi’s goal is for you to have a deeper understanding of yourself and the tools to navigate life’s challenges effectively.
Waves’ Associate Therapists
Our associate therapists are mental health professionals who are working towards full licensure.
They have a master’s degree in either counseling, social work, psychology etc. and have completed a number of hours of supervised clinical experience.
These therapists are able to provide a variety of mental health services including individual, couple, and family therapy.
Our Associate therapists are supervised by one of our licensed therapists to build and enhance their skill base.
Associate therapist – Apcc #12058
Devin holds a Master of Science degree in rehabilitation counseling from Western Oregon University, where he received training to provide counseling as an associate professional counselor. Devin also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from the University of California, Davis.
During his undergraduate education, Devin studied psychology and contributed to research for a publication in neuroimaging with applications for dementia research. Following graduation, Devin provided counseling utilizing clinical interventions to underprivileged clients and those struggling with acute mental illness for several years. In graduate school, Devin worked with students of all ages providing counseling and also did assistant teaching. Devin has worked with Depression, Anxiety, Oppositional Behaviors, ADHD and more.
Devin is offering sessions as a registered Associate Clinical Counselor (APCC) under the supervision of Karma Brownlee Limon, LMFT whom has over 25+ years of therapeutic experience. Devon has 4+ years of experience.
Associate Therapist – AMFT #139202
Gian has a Master of Science in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from California State University, Fullerton. He also has a Bachelor of Science in Human Services with an emphasis in Mental Health from the California State University, Fullerton.
Gian has experience working with adults with Depression, Anxiety, Self-Worth and more.
He also has experience providing therapy to the LGBTQIA+ community. Furthermore, he has spent some time focusing on issues specific to men. Gian utilizes a compassionate, culturally informed, and empathic approach in therapy to help people reduce shame and feel heard.
Gian has also worked with the youth population helping them through tough times in school and personal life. Gian has dealt with issues for youth such as but not limited to Anxiety and Depression.
Lastly, Gian provided case management services to people experiencing homelessness, volunteered at a sexual assault survivor hotline, and has completed a 40-Hour Domestic Violence Advocate Training.
Gian is offering sessions as a registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) under the supervision of Karma Brownlee Limon, LMFT, who has over 25+ years of therapeutic experience. Gian has 1+ years of experience.
Jiayi Wang aka Zoey
Associate Therapist – AMFT #143105
Zoey has a BA in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She also has an MA in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University.
During his undergraduate education, Zoey contributed to a research publication focused on multilingual children and language switching. She then utilized the research findings and worked as a teacher’s assistant.
During Zoey’s graduate program she provided counseling in a school setting with youth from various cultural backgrounds and ages and family therapy. Zoey has worked with a variety of diagnoses such as but not limited to Depression, Anxiety and Oppositional Defiance.
Zoey is fluent in English and Mandarin Chinese and can conduct therapy in either language.
Zoey is offering sessions as a registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) under the supervision of Karma Brownlee Limon, LMFT, who has over 25+ years of therapeutic experience. Zoey has 2+ years of experience.
Laura has a BA in Psychology from UCLA. She has a MA in Counseling with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University.
Laura Shube, as office manager, is usually the first contact with clients and helps navigate appointments with the therapists. She helps clients establish the method of payment they would like to use whether they are paying out of pocket or using their insurance company.
Laura is a fantastic asset to our team.