Our Team

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    Kelly Lewallen

    CEO & Clinical Director

    LMFT #37832

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    Gregg Homme


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    James Gallegos

    Clinical Director of Mental Health Program

    AMFT #138738

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    Jane Gaunt

    Affiliated Professional

    LMFT #41412

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    Donna Angel

    Affiliated Professional

    LMFT #124103

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    Michael Tripet

    Affiliated Professional

    LMFT #91096

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    Kasey Rissman

    Affiliated Professional

    LPCC #9950

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    Madeline Stevens

    Affiliated Professional

    LPCC #1123

    Dietician at Deserrt Marriage and Family Counseling in Palm Springs, CA

    Sara Kashlan



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    Katharine Homet

    Affiliated Professional

    LMFT #142324

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    Claudia Cabrera

    Associate Clinician

    AMFT #133133

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    Adriana Gomez

    Associate Clinician


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    Brittany Ruiz

    Associate Clinician

    AMFT #136940

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    Naylanie Vargas

    Behavioral Technician

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    Isabel Bojorquez-Lopez


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    Wyatt Lewallen

    Associate Clinician & Director of Admissions & Business Development

    AMFT #129490

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    Linda Hale

    Facility Manager & Human Resources

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    Patricia Rivera

    Insurance Manager

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    Therapy Dog

    V.P. of Treat Acquisitions

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    Therapy Dog

    Anxiety Specialist

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    Gerardo (Tito) Benitez

    Billing Specialist

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    Liza Ramil

    Admin Office Assistant

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    Zenaida Salinero

    Admin Office Assistant


CFO/Office Manager

Jilliana Antoniewic
LMFT #198433

Michael Tripet
LMFT #91096

Jane E. Gaunt
PhD, LMFT #41412

Chantia Justice
AMFT #111034

Contact Us

The team at Desert Marriage & Family Counseling would be happy to assist you in any difficulties that you might be experiencing as a couple or individual. Contact us today for an appointment.