Billy is a registered MFT Intern who graduated from San Diego State University in 2017. Originally from Hong Kong, Billy provides therapy in English and Cantonese and also understands Mandarin Chinese. He is supervised by Dr. Sarah Kahn, Ph.D., LMFT and offers counseling services for $40/session.
Joerg has provided clinical services at NISD under the supervision of Dr. Ewing since the summer of 2010. He is a license-eligible therapist preparing for his final licensure exam and earned his Masters of Science in Counseling from SDSU in May 2012.
Lauren has completed her master’s degree in Counseling at SDSU’s MFT Graduate program and serves as an MFT Intern at NISD. She is also a practicing attorney at a San Diego law firm and a trained doula who brings a wealth of experience to her clinical work. Her counseling fee is $40/session.
Daniel is a bilingual MFT Registered Intern supervised by Dr. Jan Ewing, LMFT, offering counseling in English and Spanish. He received his Master’s degree in 2014 from SDSU and began his clinical training at The Center for Community Counseling & Engagement and ReSpectrum Community. In addition to seeing clients for a $50/session fee at NISD, he also works for the San Diego Access & Crisis hotline.
Rosa is a bilingual MFT Registered Intern, supervised by Dr. Jan Ewing, LMFT, who works with both English and Spanish-speaking clients. She obtained her master’s degree at San Diego State University in 2012 and completed several years of clinical training at the Center for Community Counseling and Engagement at SDSU prior to joining NISD. In addition to providing therapy at NISD for $50/session, she facilitates several therapeutic groups in both school and medical settings through her work with Survivors of Torture and UCSD. Rosa is also a vital member of the Triage Team helping clients get connected to services.
Sayaka obtained her Master’s degree at SDSU in 2016 prior to joining NISD to begin her clinical training towards state licensure. She is a registered MFT Intern supervised by Mike Giancola, LMFT. She was previously a School Psychologist and currently maintains a small practice as a Clinical Sexologist. In addition to offering counseling services in English and Japanese for $50/session, Sayaka is training to be a certified BioFeedback clinician.
Rebecca received her Master’s degree from SDSU in 2016. She incorporates both talk and play therapy in her clinical work and completed a traineeship in school- and home-based counseling services before joining NISD. She also works closely with individuals and families. Rebecca is a Registered MFT Intern supervised by Dr. Ewing, LMFT and provides counseling for $40/session.
Hoang graduated from SDSU’s MFT Graduate Program in 2016 and is working to complete her clinical training as a Registered MFT Intern supervised by Dr. Jan Ewing, LMFT. She provides therapy in English and Vietnamese and sees clients for $50/session. Additionally, she serves on the Triage team scheduling clients.
Co-Director Mona manages day-to-day operations and oversees NISD’s administrative team. Previously she was the Clinic Administrator at SDSU’s Center for Community Counseling & Engagement, before joining NISD. She is a part-time faculty in the MFT Graduate Program and the Counseling Minor Undergraduate Program at SDSU and maintains a small private practice where she offers clients a sliding fee scale based on annual household income in the range of $75-125/session. College students receive a $60/session discounted rate. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) and an AAMFT Supervisor Candidate supervised by Dr. Jan Ewing, Ph.D., LMFT.
Founder & Co-Director Jan founded NISD more than 10 years ago with a focus on training Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT) trainees and interns in Narrative Therapy practices in an integrated healthcare setting. With over 35 years of clinical experience, she trained directly with Michael White, one of the founders of Narrative Therapy, in Australia. She has been the director of two university-based counseling clinics at Loma Linda University and San Diego State University (SDSU) and is a full-time faculty in the MFT Graduate Program at SDSU. In addition to supervising clinicians in our MFT Residency Program, she consults with clients in her private practice for $150-180/session.