Mental Health

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Linda Martinez Truax has earned her Bachelor’s in Psychology from University of La Verne. In addition to holding her Master’s in Counseling Psychology with an MFT emphasis from Cal Lutheran University, she also has earned a Master’s in Business Administration from University of La Verne. Linda has worked at the Cal Lutheran Counseling Center and Jewish Family services in which she worked in the Oxnard Elementary School District and Oxnard Union High School District. In these settings she worked with children in the school setting who have IEP’s and/ or for emotional or behavioral support. Linda holds the Education/ Workforce Primary Seat for the Ventura County Behavioral Health’s Community Leadership Committee and is on their LGBTQ  County committee. When she is not working, she enjoys time with her family, photography, and her dachshund Scooter.

 

Call Health Center to Schedule your Appointment:

(805) 678-5832  lmartinez@vcccd.edu

Monday 10 am to 3 pm
Tuesday & Wed 10 am to 3 pm
Thursday 10 am to 3 pm
Friday  Outreach

 

Chiconia Anderson  AMFT

 

Tuesday 9 am to 3 pm
Wednesday 9 am to 3 pm

 

Chiconia is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT 106786). She received a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University, with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy. Over the past two years she worked at the David H. Fox Counseling Center, a community based mental health clinic, serving a diverse population to include individual, couple, family, adolescent, and LGBTQIAQ, Elevation Behavioral Health Outpatient clinic in Agoura Hills, and works in private practice at Insight Psychotherapy Group. She has led group therapy sessions with teens and adults dealing with depression, anxiety, and self-image issues. She has experience working with DCFS cases, family and marital conflict, depression, anxiety, anger management, PTSD, co-occurring disorders, and parenting issues. Her training focused on postmodern therapy that engaged collaborative, client-centered methods viewing the clients as full of possibility, identifying their strengths and working collaboratively toward solutions in their lives. Her work pulls techniques from DBT, CBT, and narrative incorporating somatic and mindful-based methods to promote full mind and body healing.