Nathalie Maragoni, M.S.
Nathalie Maragoni, M.S., is a cognitive-behavioral therapist who specializes in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other anxiety and OC-related disorders, including specific phobias, health anxiety, social anxiety, panic disorder, and body-dysmorphic disorder. She uses Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Cognitive Therapy, Mindfulness, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) as the primary treatment modalities for these disorders. Nathalie received a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from California State University, Bakersfield in 2018 and is now a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT 108325) in California. She is a member of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) and has participated in a panel presentation at the IOCDF annual conference about the effects of OCD on interpersonal relationships. Nathalie works with individuals of all ages, including young children. Her experience with and understanding of OCD have ignited a passion to equip both individuals and their families with the tools necessary to break free from the exhausting grip of the obsessive-compulsive cycle.
Katie Merrill, LCSW
Katie Merrill, LCSW is a Cognitive-Behavioral Therapist who specializes in the treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and other anxiety disorders (Phobias, Panic Disorder, Health Anxiety, Social Anxiety Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder). Katie utilizes Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) in her work. Katie furthermore specializes in the treatment of Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs), utilizing the ComB (Comprehensive Model for Behavioral Treatment), the preferred treatment for BFRBs. Katie holds a Master of Social Work (MSW) from UCLA and a BA in Psychology from UC Berkeley. Over the years, Katie has worked with diverse populations in a variety of treatment settings including community mental health, substance use treatment, and hospice care. Katie treats adults, adolescents, and children in both individual and group settings. Katie is passionate about providing treatment that suits each client’s needs and honors their core values.