Spencer Scott, Psy.D.
Founder / psychologist (#29242)
Dr. Scott earned his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Roosevelt University and completed his internship at the University of Illinois and postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Texas at Dallas. He’s held previous positions as a therapist, supervising psychologist, and faculty member at several universities across the U.S., including here in greater LA.
Dr. Scott treats a wide variety of psychological concerns and has experience working with people from many backgrounds of life. He holds expertise in treating anxiety, ADHD, and relationship concerns from a psychodynamic perspective. He’s incredibly passionate about LGBT wellness and loves helping other gay or bisexual men thrive. His dissertation examined how we use online dating and navigate boundaries within romantic relationships.
He currently lives in West LA and can be found hiking, biking, and trying new restaurants.
Christine Catipon, Psy.D.
Dr. Catipon earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the American School of Professional Psychology and a Master's in Spiritual Psychology from the University of Santa Monica. Dr. Catipon brings extensive clinical experience as an integrative generalist, and specializes in working with clients experiencing anxiety, depression, and life changes. She's held previous positions within universities and counseling practices across Southern California.
Dr. Catipon believes that personal growth and healing can be made possible through a supportive and trusting therapeutic relationship in a safe and non-judgmental environment. It's her intention to listen from her heart and understand her clients on multiple levels, including culture, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, and age. She's a firm believer that each client is an expert in their own life, and collaborates to help her clients build a rich and meaningful life. She's an active leader in the Asian American Psychological Association and enjoys singing, playing the piano, and spending quiet time in nature.
Ann Gottuso, Ph.D.
Dr. Gottuso earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary and completed internship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and a two-year postdoctoral fellowship at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. As a clinical neuropsychologist, she currently holds appointment at a large medical center in Los Angeles. She has been actively involved in clinical work, supervision, research, and teaching at a number of educational and medical institutions in Los Angeles.
Dr. Gottuso is an engaging therapist who strives to help her clients experience symptom relief and live in greater alignment with their core values. She is passionate about helping people find a sense of meaning and purpose wherever they are in life, and specializes in utilizing evidence-based interventions to treat depression, anxiety, and ADHD. Previous clients have described her as active, organized, and practical.
Megan Kain, Psy.D.
Dr. Kain earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University Santa Barbara and has worked in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings across LA. In her previous career as a contemporary and commercial dancer, Dr. Kain experienced the power of the mind/body connection, and incorporates her knowledge through mindfulness-based interventions.
Dr. Kain enjoys helping her clients illuminate ways they may enhance their relationships, embrace their true self, and gain the self-confidence needed to thrive in life. She prides herself in being a strong generalist who treats a wide range of psychological concerns from all individuals across the lifespan. As a certified ICARE assessor, she has a unique sub-specialty in working to enhance bonding between mothers and their young children, promoting wellness for both mother and child.
She lives in East LA and enjoys attending Pilates classes and exploring her creative interests. She's a lifelong activist for social justice and is passionate about LGBT rights.
Tameeza Samji, Psy.D.
Dr. Samji earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies after gaining her Masters degree from the London School of Economics. She brings with her more than a decade of experience working as a therapist in the US, UK, UAE, and Canada. Dr. Samji provides therapy to individuals as well as couples. She considers herself to be an integrative therapist who adjusts her style to fit the individual needs of each client, placing priority on cultivating a relationship with each client while also weaving in mindfulness to provide quick symptom relief. Previous clients have described her as approachable and intuitive.
Dr. Samji has dedicated a portion of her career to advancing LGBT wellness and helps train graduate student therapists to provide LGBT-affirming therapy. Outside of her role as a psychologist, she's is a mixed media artist, ceramicist, and mother of two.
Roxy is a miniature dachshund therapy dog who loves providing emotional support and sometimes accompanies Dr. Scott to work. She enjoys treats, burrowing under blankets, and sleeping 20+ hours each day.
She hasn't needed to yet, but is happy to stay home from work for clients who experience allergies.