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Executive Director, Michael Gass, Ph.D.

Michael Gass, Ph.D., is a  California licensed psychologist, PSY 5201, licensed clinical social worker, LCS 1051, and licensed marriage and family therapist, MFC 3173, and is certified as a practitioner in psychodrama by the American Board of Examiners in Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy. He provides individual, marital, relationship, family and group therapy and crisis intervention services utilizing rebuilding therapy methods, transactional analysis, cognitive behavioral therapy and other modalities. He provides services to children, adolescents and adults utilizing various therapeutic skills.   Dr. Gass  is the developer of Rebuilding Therapy and author of the book, Rebuilding Therapy: Overcoming the Past for a More Effective Future, published by Greenwood Publishing Group, Westport, CT, 1997.  He is in the process of writing a second edition.  Dr.  Gass has more than 43 years of experience in the mental health and chemical dependency fields.  He also has experience providing psychological, organizational, leadership management and executive coaching services in business and industry.  Dr. Gass has also worked as a sports psychologist.  He has had his own cable television psychology program and talk radio psychology programs, has been a guest on television and radio programs, and has been quoted in the print media a number of times.  Dr.  Gass regularly conducts workshops and seminars, makes presentations and gives speaking appearances.


Denise Gass, MFT, Marriage and Family Therapist 

Denise Gass, MFT, is a California licensed marriage and family therapist, #MFT 21099, with more than 29 years experience in the mental health field providing individual, marital, relationship, family and group therapy and crisis intervention services utilizing rebuilding therapy methods, cognitive behavioral therapy and other modalities. She works with children, adolescents and adults integrating various therapeutic skills.  In addition, she integrates her past experience as a special education teacher with her work with children and adolescents.


Cheryl Bard-Henoch, MFT, Marriage and Family Therapist

Cheri Bard-Henoch is a California licensed marriage and family therapist, #MFT36097 providing individual, marital, relationship, family and group therapy.  She has developed a specialty in working with children and adolescents integrating a number of therapeutic methods.  Ms. Bard-Henoch also works with adults.  She is fluent in Spanish in addition to English.