Browse our full team below, or filter by office locations, specialties, modalities and spoken languages:
Licensed Therapist | Executive Director
Sarah Herndon, LCSW
Sarah attended the University of Arizona for her Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and Hawaii Pacific University for her Master’s Degree in Social Work. Sarah is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker passionate about empowering her clients to make successful, lasting progress toward their goals. Her professional background includes work in international and domestic adoption, youth LGBT+ advocacy, chronic and terminal illness counseling, general mental health and serious mental illness therapy, medical management, and human trafficking survivor advocacy. Sarah has served as a Field Instructor for MSW students and is active in the Tucson community’s human and animal rights sector. Sarah’s therapeutic approach includes cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, positive psychology, and motivational interviewing. Prior to joining the Entune Behavioral Health team, Sarah worked in facility administration, quality improvement, and regional-level management for medical clinics.
Frank Fountain, LPC
Frank is a graduate from Grand Canyon University with honors. Frank has certifications in Trauma and Grief and Bereavement. He specializes in these areas along with substance abuse and addictions along with mood and personality disorders. Risk and crisis management are a focus. In meeting the client where they are, Frank uses an integrated approach to therapy. Utilization of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Person Centered Therapy, Structural Therapy, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy provide an approach to meet the client where they are at. Other integrations of Existentialism and Gestalt supplement the main modalities. Frank brings experience from Group Therapy, Inpatient and Outpatient settings, as well as Title 36 Work in providing a level of safety to the individual in exploring personal Challenges. Frank also has worked in Child therapy, Play therapy and Family therapy.
Frank has worked in the field of mental health for over 15 years beginning with traumatic brain injured individuals and is an associate licensed therapist.
Brittany Dorsey, LAC
Brittany began her passion for work in behavioral health in 2015, after graduating from the University of Arizona with her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology. After spending time working in case management, crisis intervention, and counseling for multiple populations in the community, she attended graduate school and earned her Master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling with a specialization in Forensic Counseling from Walden University. Brittany takes a true collaborative approach to her therapy, and works alongside clients to create a supportive, “real”, and open space where true healing can happen. Brittany values autonomy, and the client’s ability to know what is best for them – especially when given the safe space to explore what that looks like. Her approach is humanistic and trauma-informed, and she utilizes practices from Somatic-based therapy, Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Parts work (IFS). She has experience working with adults, couples, and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, relational issues, impulsivity, substance use, and other real-life concerns. She is looking forward to being a motivating force on your work towards healing, content, and happiness in your life.
Marla Brewer, LASAC
Marla’s experience is in individual counseling, couples and family counseling, individualized assessments and substance use. A University of Ottawa graduate with a master’s in addictions counseling, Marla uses psychoeducation and mindfulness-based practices to promote client understanding and to assist clients in reaching their goals. Marla is a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist and is also certified in Accelerated Resolution Therapy (A.R.T.) which aids clients dealing with trauma, PTSD, grief and loss, and depression through hand and eye movements. She approaches therapy with professionalism, empathy, acceptance and humor. She is also a member of the LGBTQ+ community.
Claudia Hannum, LISAC
Claudia is a graduate from Grand Canyon University where she obtained her masters’ degree in Addictions Counseling. As a Licensed Substance Abuse Counselor (LISAC), Claudia is passionate about helping individuals break generational patterns and establish new ways of coping. She utilizes evidence-based interventions such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and Motivational Interviewing (MI). Claudia recognizes the correlation between substance use and mental illness, and she has extensive experience treating clients with depression, anxiety, conduct disorders, PTSD, and ADHD. Claudia provides psychoeducation to help clients build healthy boundaries and increase insight and self-awareness. She works with couples and individuals in helping build strong relationships and improve communication. Claudia understands the importance of providing a safe space, one that is conducive to healing through the use of Trauma Informed Care. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and may conduct sessions in either language to accommodate client’s preference.
Katy Kottabi, LMSW
Katy earned her Masters degree in social work, received from Arizona State University. She has experience assisting clients with depression, anxiety, stress management, self-esteem, trauma, relationship issues, life transition, chronic and terminal medical conditions. Her approach to therapy is person-centered, with an emphasis on compassion and empathy. She uses a variety of therapeutic interventions, and is trained in cognitive behavior therapy, motivational interviewing, mindfulness, and solution-focused therapy. Her goal as a therapist is to help you feel stronger in the face of challenges, learn new skills and coping strategies, adjust behaviors that may be holding you back, gain self-confidence and heal pains from the past. Life’s challenges are an opportunity for growth!
Bruce Kahler, LPC
Bruce completed a B.A. in counseling at Penn State and M.A. in Counseling at Liberty University. He has worked in community mental health in three states since 1993 and as a counselor/therapist since 2010. Bruce specializes in experiential therapies that use the client/therapist relationship, along with clinically proven, effective and brief strategies to repair attachment injuries and conflicts and restore a healthy sense of self-acceptance and confidence that are expected to improve clients’ experiences. He also offers behavioral and cognitive therapy approaches when requested and/or appropriate.
Bruce enjoys year-round hiking in canyons around Tucson, and regularly joins other local singer-songwriters to sing and play guitar to refresh his creativity.
Licensed Therapist | Site Director
Bianca Aguilar, LPC
Bianca received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona and her Master’s in Forensic Mental Health Counseling from John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York. She has worked as a group facilitator and individual counselor, both in the community and within the prison system. Bianca has supported patients in various areas of mental health including substance abuse, mood disorders, psychosis, grief and loss, and chronic pain. She has also worked with a lot of patients that have experienced trauma either as a child, adult, or both, and has had great success helping them heal.
Bianca takes pride in tailoring her treatment to focus on patient-specific needs, which may require the use of therapeutic modalities such as Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Psychodynamic Therapy, and Crisis Intervention. It is important for her to meet you where you are psychologically, emotionally, and mentally. With her diverse training and skills, Bianca can offer you a supportive, non-judgmental, and safe space for therapy that is conducive to healing and growth.
Benjamin TreDenick, LAC
Ben completed a M.A. in counseling (Interdisciplinary) at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan in August of 2018. He is a credentialed para educator and gained the credential of Registered Behavioral Therapist in 2019. Ben has recently served as a Substance Abuse clinician to provide Residential Substance Abuse Treatment including PTSD impacted counseling.
Ben is passionate about working with people who are struggling with grief, trauma-related substance abuse issues and other mental health related concerns. He approaches counseling with a shared responsibility for the counseling process in mind. Ben offers an integrative approach to healing, which encompasses the totality of human experience: the physical, spiritual, and psychological (taking into account individual belief systems).
A recent transplant to Tucson, Ben enjoys participating and volunteering at his church, teaching children, teens, adults, and seniors. He can be found hiking at sunset through the foothills and enjoys spending time with family and extended family here in Tucson.
Licensed Therapist | Therapy Team Lead
Karen Reynolds, LCSW
After 28 years as a special education teacher, Karen changed careers and began her journey in the behavioral health system. She decided to further her education and in 2019, she graduated from Arizona State University with a Master’s Degree in Social Work. Karen is currently a Licensed Master Social Worker who uses a variety of therapeutic approaches to help clients work toward their goals. Karen uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Mindfulness and Solution Focused Therapy techniques among other things. She has provided services to a variety of populations including those working on substance use issues, those who are incarcerated and those who have a Serious Mental Illness and survivors of sexual assault.
Tammy Lao, LMSW
Tammy has always had a passion for helping people feel great about themselves, and initially worked as a cosmetologist for 10 years. Although she loved her job, she found herself wanting to help people on a deeper level. Tammy went back to school and graduated from Indiana University with her Master’s degree in Social Work.
Utilizing a strength-based and client-centered approach, Tammy works with clients by empowering them to recognize their strengths and abilities. She specializes in helping those who are experiencing depression, anxiety, trauma, marital challenges, addiction and other mental health struggles. Utilizing empathy and warmth, Tammy provides a safe space in guiding clients through the exploration process.
Licensed Therapist | Clinical Director
Dara Ulibarri, LCSW
Dara earned her Bachelor’s and Master’s in Social Work at Arizona State University. She provides compassionate whole health approaches including Mindfulness, CBT-Trauma Informed, Couples Counseling, Motivational Interviewing, Substance and Relapse Prevention, Grief and Loss, and psychoeducational tools to improve coping skills and communication techniques. Dara has worked with adolescents and adults in community behavioral health and hospital settings for over 25 years.
Arlene Woolfolk, LAC
Arlene’s experience is in individual counseling, family counseling, treatment planning, individualized assessments, and trauma informed crisis management. A University of Arizona graduate with a master’s in mental health counseling, Arlene uses psychoeducation to promote client understanding regarding the impacts of trauma as it relates to integrated care services. This covers treatment issues (including medication), official diagnoses, and relevant skills training. She approaches therapy with professionalism, warmth, empathy, acceptance, and humor.
Arlene is bilingual in English and Spanish and may conduct sessions in either language to accommodate the client’s preference.
Marjorie Stricklin, LMSW
Marjorie is a licensed social worker with several years of experience. She has provided therapy services to juveniles and adults in inpatient and outpatient settings since 2013. She also has experience working in correctional healthcare and high-stress situations. Marjorie brings experience helping clients navigate anxiety, depression, psychosis, and trauma disorders. She finds fulfillment helping clients who are experiencing shame, loss, and substance use. Her approach is client-centered, tailoring treatment to each individual, with the belief that each person is an expert on themself and has existing strengths that will help them achieve their goals. Marjorie utilizes strategies from evidence-based practices such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT).
Marjorie strives to provide a compassionate, nurturing environment that allows clients to express themselves while guiding them towards their overall goals.
Amber Gin, LMSW, ECDCS, CCATP
Amber provides person-centered therapy with compassion and empathy through an integrated approach. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. Amber works with adults of all ages who are dealing with anxiety, depression, life transitions, grief and loss, and low self-esteem. She specializes in therapy with older adults and has extensive experience with informal caregivers and families of loved ones living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
Stephanie Conlee, LMSW
Stephanie received her Bachelor’s in Psychology, which she admits was absolutely fascinating, and then went on to get her Master’s in Social Work. As a Certified Clinical Trauma Specialist, Stephanie’s passion in working with her clients is to help them become the very best version of themselves. She works hard to find the silver lining in all of life’s struggles, and does this by using a multifaceted approach. Stephanie is seasoned not only as a Trauma Specialist, but she is a strength-based therapist who works in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Mindfulness, Motivational Interviewing, Person-Centered and Solution-Focused Therapy.
Stephanie specializes in her work with clients who have experienced childhood trauma, family of origin dysfunction, relational trauma, marital issues, and ADHD- as well as LGBTQ+ issues. She uses a non-clinical environment and approach to treatment and allows there to be open dialogue to promote healing in the most organic way possible. Stephanie looks forward to being a part of your journey to healing!
Jacqui Placencio, LMSW
Jacqui is a licensed social worker in the state of Arizona. She brings a diverse background in behavioral health spanning over 15 years. She first earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from The University of Arizona in 2008, and then a Masters in Social Work from Arizona State University in 2016. Her professional background includes: outpatient mental health, mobile crisis services, the VA Healthcare system nursing home program, community prevention and diversion services. She has worked with a wide range of individuals diagnosed with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, substance use and personality disorders. Jacqui has experience in a variety of treatment modalities including Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Critical Incident Stress Management and Debriefing, and Substance and Relapse Prevention. She is particularly passionate about assisting individuals with progression and adjusting as needed to meet the individual where they are in their treatment.
Devin Gorman, LMFT
Devin received a Master of Arts degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from Chapman University and has been in the field for over 10 years. She has worked in group therapy, inpatient, residential and outpatient treatment settings. As a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, she excels in working with couples and families to strengthen the bonds between loved ones. She also specializes in working with those who have experienced family of origin dysfunction, marital discord, mood instability, anxiety, and relational or childhood trauma.
Devin enjoys practicing person-centered therapy and strives to make sure her approach is affirming. Her therapeutic style often includes mindfulness, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and other integrative approaches. Above all, she is passionate about creating an environment in which the client can feel safe, heard, and supported. Devin collaborates with the client to guide them in exploring their capacity for positive change.
Amber Moriconi, LMSW
Amber earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona and her Master’s degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. She is passionate about assisting others through life difficulties to promote healing and acceptance. Her professional background includes work with children and families in the DCS and foster care system, chronic and life limiting illnesses counseling, hospice care and grief and loss counseling. Amber assists people with finding skills to cope with depression, anxiety, relationship strain, work stress, life transitions and trauma. She approaches therapy with compassion and acceptance in a supportive therapeutic environment.
Brittany Cabezas, LCSW, CCTP, CTMH, CCATP
Brittany earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Arizona State University. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a Certified Clinical Telemental Health Provider. Brittany employs various therapeutic modalities, including Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), to individualize treatment for each client and approach every session with a person-centered and strengths-based perspective. Brittany has worked in detox, inpatient, residential, intensive outpatient, and outpatient levels of care. She has diverse experience working with adults of all ages involving dual diagnoses, general mental health, trauma, substance use disorders, serious mental illness, and neurological and chronic health conditions. Brittany is passionate about helping clients and their loved ones in navigating circumstances to improve their quality of life.
Dayne DiSesa, LMSW
Dayne earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Gender & Women Studies and Creative Writing from the University of Arizona’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Fordham University’s Graduate School of Social Sciences. Dayne employs various therapeutic modalities, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), as well as creative modalities to assist her clients to cope with and overcome their most difficult behavioral tendencies. Dayne aims to help each client connect with their inner self, tap into their true feelings, and learn ways to regulate their emotions using different types of coping skills. She has diverse experience working with adults, children, and their families in settings such as inpatient, residential, and outpatient levels of care. Dayne approaches therapy with extreme care and with the mission to help clients and their loved ones tap into their strengths and improve their way of life.
Talia Thurber, LMSW
Talia earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a Master of Social Work from Arizona State University. She has 5 years of experience in behavioral health, working in various settings and with diverse populations. As a social worker, Talia acknowledges that problems often arise from broken systems. To this end, Talia is committed to providing trauma-informed counseling rooted in curiosity, cultural humility, and anti-oppressive practices. She uses an integrative approach, drawing from evidence-based models including Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Talia employs a warm, practical, and person-centered approach. She is LGBTQIA+ affirming.
Katie Clint, LMSW
Katie is a graduate of the University of Kentucky, where she earned her Master of Social Work (MSW) degree. Her journey in the field of social work is marked by a deep commitment to helping others and a desire to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and communities. Her compassionate and empathetic approach, coupled with her academic knowledge, makes her a valuable asset.