California Institute of Health & Social Services, Inc.Phone: (310) 645-5227
Program Locations

Children's Way Foster Family Agency
Children's Support DD Program
Children's Way Adoptions

8929 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 201
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone:(310) 645-5227
FAX:(310) 645-9840

1802 Commerce Center West, Suite B
San Bernardino, CA 92408
Phone:(909) 890-4008
FAX:(909) 890-4018

315 West Pondera Street
Lancaster, CA 93535

Phone:(661) 945-9232
FAX:(661) 945-9953

Family Way Adult Family Home Agency
3756 Santa Rosalia Drive, Suite 628
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Phone:(323) 293-8771
Fax:(323) 645-0833

555 W. Redondo Beach Blvd., Suite 204
Gardena, CA 90248
Phone:(310) 527-5561
Fax:(310) 527-7168

3756 Santa Rosalia Drive, Suite 628
Los Angeles, CA 90008
Phone:(323) 293-8771
Fax:(323) 293-8780

Parent and Family Enrichment Services 
3756 Santa Rosalia Drive 
Los Angeles, CA 90008 
Phone: (310) 293-8771 
Fax (310) 293-8780

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Lancaster Staff


Richard Sohn, Psy.D.

Clinical Director

Ellen Park-Nakashima, LCSW

Clinical Supervisor

Support Staff

Elodia Acevedo

Program Assistant

Miguel Melbourne

Support Staff

Jaclyn Sagun. MA

QA/QI Manager 

California School of Professional  
Psychology- Ph.D. in

Clinical Psychology 
(Anticipated Graduation: June 2013)
University of California Los Angeles- BA in Psychology

Clinical Training & Specialties:
Child & Adolescent Specialist
Clinical Forensic Psychology
Individual, Group, and Family Therapy
Psychological Testing & Evaluation

Clinical Staff

Patricia Garcia, MA

MFT Intern
"I enjoy working with children and families as they strive to achieve wellness in their mental health and interpersonal relationships"


  • California State University, Fullerton; MS in Marriage and Family Therapy 
  • California State University, Northridge; BS in Child Development with minor in Psychology 

Clinical Training & Specialties

  • Play Therapy, Sand Tray Therapy 
  • Crisis Oriented Recovery Services 
  • Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 
  • Individual, group, and family therapy

Jane Oh, Ph.D.

Registered Psychologist RPS 2012147
"My current interests are ADHD in females and mindfulness."


  • California School of  Professional Psychology Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology
  • University of California, Davis - BA in Psychology and Sociology: Society & Law

Clinical Training & Specialties:

  • TF-CBT Certificate
  • CORS
  • Psychological Testing & Evaluation

Ranjit Sodhi, M.A.

MFT Intern IMF#60308
"I am intersted in helping children and families strengthen their relationships by helping them problem solve constructively and improve communication."


  • Phillips Graduate Institute-M.A. in Clinical Psychology
  • University of Phoenix-B.S. in Business Management

Clinical Trainings and Specialities:

  • TF-CBT Certificate
  • CORS
  • CPP
  • 15 years of experience in psychiatric nursing in a group home setting for children and adult chemical dependency.

Tamara Tucker, ASW

MFT Intern

Psychology Interns

Jacob Adal, MA
Alliant International University

Myra Thompson, MA
Chicago School of Professional Psychology

Elizabeth Petrisca, MA 
Alliant International University

Heather Walker, MA
Sofia University (Formerly Institute of Transpersonal Psychology

Alfred Bassey, MA
Walden University

Dianne Bentley, MA 
Walden University





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