Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT License Number 51177) with over 12 years of therapeutic experience. He speaks Cantonese and English. He has a Master’s Degree in Psychology from St. Mary’s College of California. Ray has had extensive experience with children, teenagers, families, adults and couples. He also is a certified Breakthrough Parenting Instructor and conducts parenting classes. Ray has worked in both the non-profit industry as well as private practice industry. He is trained in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which is specialized training designed to help clients work through severe trauma in their lives. He can provide Christian Counseling upon request.
Ray worked with Pathways community services conducting therapeutic services in their Kaiser Permanente program doing individual therapy for children and adults. He also worked for many years at Starview Community Services with severely emotionally disturbed children, teenagers and their families. Many of these families and children were dealing with severe trauma and abuse. Working in this environment has given Ray an extensive array of experience in the therapeutic field. He also helped families negotiate their community-based case management needs as well as helped them with therapeutic concerns.
Executive Administrative Assistant/Billing Specialist for Waves of Peace Counseling Services. Laura has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from UCLA and a Master of Arts Degree in Psychology from Pepperdine University. She has over 9 years of experience in this field and does an excellent job minimizing the time necessary clients have to spend interacting with their insurance companies. If the therapist is not in network with the client’s insurance and the client is paying us up front and needs to send information to their insurance company for reimbursement, Laura handles the necessary paperwork saving the client precious time and inconvenience. She is the buffer between the insurance companies and both the therapists and clients. This allows the clinical staff to focus on what they love best, working with the clients. It also allows clients to focus on their therapeutic needs rather than insurance issues. Laura is a great asset to the team.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT License Number 44543). She graduated from the Columbia International University with a Master’s degree in Counseling. She provides Christian Counseling upon request. She has extensive experience working with children, groups, teenagers, families, couples and adults struggling with depression, parenting skills, anxiety, trauma, grief, ADHD, OCD, and more. Also, she has experience with the geriatrics population. She has over 16 years of clinical experiences and speaks Korean/English.
Yujin worked at the Memory Training Center for America where she helped elderly clients learn to adjust to their physical and cognitive limitations due to aging. She also taught them stress management skills, anger management skills, and medication management. Further she helped them alleviate depression and anxiety through various coping skills. She also worked with the Asian Pacific Islander Alliance program with severely mentally ill clients helping them learn to adjust in a healthy way with the communities they live in. Lastly, she worked with Wrap Family Services and Adolescent Grown Inc in which she gained extensive experience with children and teens. She conducted individual and family counseling and worked together with other professionals, as needed, such as Psychiatrists.
Karma Brownlee Limon is
the President and Founder of Waves of Peace Counseling Services.
Karma is a
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT License Number 48142).
She has 20+ years of therapeutic experience.
Karma graduated from the University of California Irvine with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Social Behavior. She then graduated from California State University Fullerton with a Master of Science degree in Counseling with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy. She has also been trained by the University of California Davis in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which works with people through various traumas and PTSD. 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.
She worked at Masada Homes and Olive Crest with severely emotionally disturbed children and their families for many years. She was able to help children who suffered from various traumas in their lives such as abuse and abandonment issues. She also conducted case management needs to help clients get their community and personal needs met such as housing and successfully graduating from high school. Karma later moved on to becoming a Supervisor at Olive Crest and helped run one of the therapeutic programs there. Karma eventually had another supervisory position at Pathways Community Services, in which she also supervised therapists and helped train them while they were working with their clients. Karma would give them therapeutic direction and they would incorporate these strategies into their sessions with their clients. She later transitioned to becoming a Director over several programs at Bayfront Youth and Family Services and provided supervision and guidance for the therapists in order for them to gain knowledge and insight working with their clients. Karma made sure the programs she directed maintained county compliance, and ran smoothly and efficiently. Lastly, Karma had her own private practice for 8 years and she was very successful with that enterprise, which has evolved into the corporation it is today.