Staff

Kent Toussaint

Kent Toussaint

M.A, L.M.F.T. #44685, L.P.C.C. #235

Founder / Clinical Director

Kent is a warm and friendly guy who is known by many as being easy to talk to. When you meet with Kent, you’ll notice that he’s not judging you. Instead he is really listening to you. Not just the words you say, but more importantly, he genuinely understands the emotions you feel. When you are in therapy with Kent, you can expect to feel safe… safe enough to honestly acknowledge and accept your feelings, challenge yourself to rise above your pain and creatively take healthy emotional risks to empower and improve your life.

Elizabeth Maybalian

Elizabeth Maybalian

M.A. L.M.F.T. #114564

Senior Staff Therapist, Supervisor

Elizabeth is an energetic, fun-loving, charismatic member of the wonderful staff at Teen Therapy Center. As a therapist, you will find her to be open, honest, encouraging, compassionate and supportive. Elizabeth’s passion is to help all her clients explore their unique individuality, inspire them to discover their strengths and happily embrace their challenges.

Jennifer Perez

Jennifer Perez

Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor #8225
Supervised by Kent Toussaint, MA, LMFT #44685

Jennifer is a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (A.P.C.C.) working with a wide range of mental health issues. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Arizona State University and her Master of Science in Clinical and School Counseling from California State University, Northridge. As a part of her graduate school experience she has a Pupil Personnel Services (P.P.S.) credential which is specific to counseling students in the K-12 public school setting.

Robert Jimenez, M.A.

Registered Associate Marriage and Family therapist #127728
Supervised by Kent Toussaint, MA, LMFT #44685

Robert Jimenez is a Registered Associate Marriage Family Therapist (A.M.F.T.) He completed his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at San Francisco State University and his Master of Arts in Psychology with an Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Graduate School of Education and Psychology, Pepperdine.

Robert focuses on building rapport with his clients and letting them know that when they enter his office, they are safe and encouraged to express what they, want when they want.

Elba Alvarado, M.A.

Registered Associate Marriage and Family therapist #119955
Supervised by Kent Toussaint, MA, LMFT #44685

Elba Alvarado is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) who enjoys working with a diverse population and a range of mental health issues. She earned her bachelors in psychology at Vanguard University and then her Masters in clinical psychology with emphasis in MFT at Azusa Pacific University. For three years, Elba was a Board Certified Autism Technician and worked in the ABA field while in school. She also worked with children K-12, providing services at school for at risk youth

Brian Frith-Smith

Brian Frith-Smith

Office Manager & Marketing Coordinator

Brian Frith-Smith is the charming and occasionally brilliant Office Manager and Social Media Coordinator of Teen Therapy Center. He comes to Teen Therapy Center by way of the hospitality industry.

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