Our Team

Clinicians

Danny Arias, M.A.

Personal Counselor, Performance Coach, Executive Function Strategist

Danny Arias is a counselor at the Center for Developing Minds who works with preteens, teens and young adults. He uses many different approaches and adjusts counseling techniques based on the client’s needs. Danny prides himself on creating relationships built on trust with his students and understands that real progress can only be achieved when such a relationship exists. He has experience helping clients with anxiety, depression, behavioral problems, self-regulating, attention, communication skills, stress, bullying, social media, academic and college planning.
Please note: Danny is currently not accepting any new clients.

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Tara Cerruti, M.A., LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Tara Cerruti is a therapist at the Center for Developing Minds providing remote online counseling for children and adolescents between the ages of 5 to 21 and their families. She uses a variety of approaches to work with children experiencing PTSD, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, themes of grief and loss, adjustment to parent divorce/separation and other parent-child relationship issues, identity formation, anger management, and behavioral challenges. Her training is in trauma focused cognitive behavioral, attachment based, and play therapies.

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Rachel Gilbert, M.A.

Educational Specialist

Rachel Gilbert is an Education Specialist at the Center for Developing Minds. Rachel’s understanding of neurodevelopmental diversity and executive functioning drives her creation of engaging interventions and supports for children and their families. Rachel’s expertise is in supporting children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and ADHD to develop both the academic and social emotional skills needed for success at school, home and in the community. Rachel has a special interest in helping students develop reading comprehension skills and teaching personal organization and self-advocacy skills.

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Cassandra Harms, M.A., LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Cassandra Harms is a therapist at the Center for Developing Minds providing counseling for children and adolescents between the ages of 9 and 22 and their families. She uses a cognitive behavioral approach to working with youth struggling with anxiety, depression, behavioral and social problems. Cassandra also moderates several classes and groups at the CDM, including the popular "Meltdowns to Shutdowns," which is offered periodically throughout the year.

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Damon Korb, M.D.

Clinic Director & Founder
Behavioral & Developmental Pediatrician, F.A.A.P.
Author, Raising an Organized Child

Damon Korb, M.D., a board-certified behavioral and developmental pediatrician, examines the neurodevelopmental brain functions that determine how a child learns, behaves and socializes. As the clinic director for the Center for Developing Minds, he guides a team of child development experts that care for children and young adults who are struggling.

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Joyia Moeller, M.S., LEP

Licensed Educational Psychologist

Joyia Moeller is an educational psychologist for the Center for Developing Minds, with more than a decade of experience assessing cognitive, processing, and academic strengths and weaknesses in individuals from preschool through adulthood. Joyia also facilitates IEP meetings and coordinates the implementation of support plans, consulting with parents, teachers and outside agencies.

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Jennifer Rich, M.S., LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Jennifer Rich is a therapist at the Center for Developing Minds providing relationship counseling for children and adolescents and their families. She has been in private practice for more than 13 years, specializing in treating individuals who have trauma, depression, anxiety, and relationship issues. Her training is in brief therapy, cognitive behavioral, as well as family systems.

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Julie Tucker, M.A., LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Julie Tucker is a therapist at the Center for Developing Minds providing counseling for families and children, adolescents, and young adults, between the ages of 5 to 26, and their caregivers. She is experienced in helping with anxiety, depression, parent-child relationship issues, social struggles and behavioral challenges. Her training is in cognitive behavioral therapy, attachment based and play therapies, and she takes a holistic approach to build skills, help people get unstuck, and strengthen resilience.

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Lettie Villavicencio, M.A., LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

(Martha) Lettie Villavicencio is a therapist at Center for Developing Minds providing attachment-based counseling for children and their families. Lettie specializes in treating children, ages 2-12, who have trauma, depression, anxiety, and behavioral and social issues. Her training is in art and play therapy, family systems, as well as cognitive behavioral therapy.

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Randy Yates, M.A., LEP

Licensed Educational Psychologist

Randy Yates is a Licensed Educational Psychologist at the Center for Developing Minds, with more than twenty-five years of experience supporting students encountering cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and developmental barriers to learning. Randy provides psychoeducational evaluations that give insight to students, parents, and teachers, allowing for adaptive and flexible acquisition of knowledge and skills in school and beyond.

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Clinic Staff

Kevin Korb

Office Coordinator

Kevin is the CDM office assistant and special projects coordinator who oversees a variety of administrative duties, including managing the reception desk and new patient inquiries, providing CharmHealth technical assistance, and scheduling appointments.

Kevin has a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Southern California.

Olivia McAfee

Medical Receptionist

Olivia provides administrative support to the clinical team and manages patient inquiries. She is one of the first points of contact for CDM clients, via phone or email.

Olivia has a B.S. in Psychology and a minor in Urban Education from Santa Clara University. Her hobbies include hiking, baking, and playing with the children she babysits.

Helen Suarez

Medical Receptionist

Helen provides administrative support to the clinical team and manages patient inquiries. She is one of the first points of contact for CDM clients, via phone or email.

Helen has a B.S. in Kinesiology from CSU Monterey Bay and an M.S. in Psychology from California Southern University. She is currently pursuing a PsyD in Clinical Psychology at JFK School of Psychology at National University. In her free time, she enjoys playing/watching basketball, catching up on her favorite TV shows, and hanging out with her partner and dogs.