MEET OUR TEAM
Tennille Parish, AMFT
LA Office Director
Tennille Parish is an experienced therapist with a background in working with at risk youth in group homes and with homelessness and mental health.
In 2022 the Board of Directors named Tennille Parish as FACES Executive Director. Tennille began her journey with FACES first as a volunteer counselor and later became the founder and director of our Los Angeles office with Dayna Moore.
She provides FACES the professional guidance and manages the day to day operations.
She can be reached by leaving your contact info to:
323-531-2172 (LA Office)
714-447-9024 (Fullerton office)
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. She oversees the office staff and Program Assistants.
You can reach her by leaving your information at
Rudy Gomez, LMFT
El Modena & Anaheim FRC
Rudy started with FACES as an intern and has been supervising interns since 2013. He is a bilingual licensed therapist.
Shelly Gutensohn LMFT
Once a volunteer for FACES, Shelly returned as our clinical supervisor, with an extensive experience in a variety of settings, including work with former incarceratied men and women and she has a private practice and a family!
Khayla Carsola, MFTI
Khayla studied Psychology at UC Irvine and is pursuing her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at Touro University Worldwide. She is passionate about being able to support people navigate how to improve their relationships, increase self-esteem, and helping them find balance and support through difficult times. On her free time, she loves spending time with her toddlers and pets and challenging herself physically and mentally through reading books and physical activity.
Lindsay Major, MFTI
Berenice Monnarez, MFTI
Berenice Monnarez, an experienced bilingual counselor has been working with single parent families, and is working currently at the Anaheim Independencia FaCT Family Resource Center with families in transition.
My name is Kylie Moore I currently do therapy with kids who have special needs and have done this for four years now. I'm currently getting my masters at the university of Phoenix and graduate in February. I love going to the beach in my free time and spending time with my family. I am very passionate about helping others..
Jennifer Venzuela, MFTI
Counseling Staff El Modena FRC
COMMON GROUND PROGRAM
Senior Staff Manager
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.
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.