Meet The Team


PhD Clinical Supervisor for South County

Dr. Schwartz has been training and supervising interns at FACES since 2007.

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 LMFT Supervisor for El Modena & Anaheim FRC 

Rudy started with FACES as an intern and has been supervising interns since 2013. He is a bilingual licensed therapist.


LCSW Clinical Supervisor

Formerly an Adult Abuse Social Worker, Dan is now working part-time in the medical field. Dan has been supervising at FACES for many years. He is currently supervising social work associates.


Counseling Staff

Tamlyn graduated from UCLA with her B.S. in psychobiology. Her desire to help people led her to become a certified master personal trainer for over 8 years. She will be earning her masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Touro University this fall. She has hundreds of hours of direct client experience and currently teaches weekly parenting and coparenting classes and works with individuals (adults, adolescents and children ages 5+), couples, and families out of the Laguna Hills office.

Counseling Staff

Rina is a competent, compassionate therapist who works in the Fullerton office.


Senior Adjaino is a seasoned registered nurse (RN) and in the Psychiatric Mental health program. He brings competence, passion,

and compassion to bear and seeing clients both online and at the Fullerton office.

Executive Director

Ms. O'Connor is one of three co-founders of FACES. She has developed programs and policies and procedures, written grants, collaborated with other agencies  and contracted  county to provide comprehensive services to families. She mentors new clinicians on the business of being a therapist, oversees our five locations in Orange County

Administration & Accounting

Sina Maa-Kapesi has been providing comprehensive office management administrative support, bookkeeping, oversees data management, problem solving,  training office staff and paying our bills for several years. You can reach her by leaving your information at 714 447 9024. 

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Deputy Director of Programs

LA Office Director 

Tennille Parish is an experienced therapist

who founded and directs our Los Angeles office with Dayna Moore. 

Ms. Parish manages FACES outreach programs and development. She trains new therapists and manages the day to day LA office operations.

She can be reached at the address, phone number and email below.
F.A.C.E.S. |Family Assessment Counseling & Education Services Inc.

7017 S. Gramercy Place Ste. 1

Los Angeles, Ca 90047

323-531-2172 (Office)

323-531-2170 (Fax)

South County Office Manager/Training Staff

Erica is a therapist who wears many hats! She also trains new therapists and manages our Laguna Hills office. Ms. Morin has been with FACES for 7 years. Her compassion and professionalism keep her clients coming back to work on challenging issues.


Counseling Staff

Karen Lorenz has been with FACES for many years. She has contributed her experience, donated, and mentored new staff.


Counseling Staff

Ms. Vargas has been working with FACES clients for many years, working with the most vulnerable families and children.


HR/Program Manager

Anaid graduated Fall 2019 from CSU Fullerton with her Bachelor's in Health Science.  She worked with the elderly population for 5 years as a Nurse Assistant. Anaid's passion for helping others grew as she gained more experience in the work environment. She began exploring the mental health field during her last semester at CSUF by volunteering at F.A.C.E.S as a Program Assistant. Anaid Completed 120 volunteer hours as an undergrad where she demonstrated her great communication, leadership, and bilingual skills. In addition, Anaid was a bilingual parenting class facilitator at El Modena Resource Center. She believes that there is a better tomorrow for anyone struggling and going through harsh times. Anaid aspires to be a future counselor to create a brighter future. 

Counseling Staff

Jennifer has experience working with court reunification for families and is working with clients at the Fullerton office.

Counseling Staff

Hannah is an experienced therapist working as a registered psychologist. She is most skilled at working with individuals, couples, and groups. She is bilingual in Korean & English.


Senior Counseling Associate

Mrs. Rhone is a senior therapist. She is a former teacher and specializes in intergenerational families, child therapy, and couples.

MSW at Family Resource Center/Training Staff

Alberto is an award winning therapist with certification in PPP. He is bilingual in Spanish and English. Alberto responds to the needs of the families at the Family Resource Center.

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Counseling Staff Associate

She is a dynamic therapist and former trainer in the Fullerton office. Dayna is compassionate and energetic with her get-the-job done attitude. She has great skills for individual, couples, or group therapy.
She works out of the LA office now, after serving one year at FACES in Fullerton.

Senior Counseling Staff Associate

Ieasha is a graduate of Antioch University. She is an experienced therapist who specializes in co-parenting, reunification, supervised visitations, and Social Services child abuse & neglect cases.


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Jose is both a therapist and a Language teacher for high school. He works with families, couples, and children.

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Vanessa brings her experience from working with school children to the table. She is willing to go to any length to help families in need. Her bilingual skills make her a great asset to the FACES team.

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Alexandria graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She taught the parenting class from the El Modena Resource Center. Alexandria is a Certified Professional Monitor of Supervised Visitation out of the Fullerton office. She is also a field pioneer as the first Monitor to perform virtual visitation via Telehealth. Alexandria is currently attending California State University, Fullerton, to earn a Masters’s Degree in Counseling. 

Senior Staff Monitor

Esther Gallardo began her journey at FACES over 15 years ago and has a passion for helping single parents and children. She is very involved in the development of our agency.  



Development Associate

Whitney recently graduated from the University of Southern California with her Bachelor's in Health & Human Sciences. She aspires to work in fields of law & policy to fight social inequalities. Whitney has spent the past few years performing in competitive drumline and teaching local high school marching bands.


Program Assistant

Ryan is currently a Psychology undergraduate at UCLA. Pursuing a career in social work himself, he's thrilled to be able to help his community through FACES with work on the web and fundraising projects. 

MFT Intern

Erika enjoys working with families and children. She is bilingual in English and Spanish, and is very compassionate. 

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Development Assistant

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2601 E Chapman Ave, Ste. 114

Fullerton, CA 92831

(714) 447-9024

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