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Dr Marcela Rondani, PsyD, CEDS, LMFT

Marcela Rondani is a trilingual Doctor in Psychology, and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. Marcela founded and owns Orenda Family Therapy Services, Inc to support individuals, teens, and families. Marcela also is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist by the International Eating Disorder Association. She specializes in working with eating disorders, mental health, trauma, and family dynamic issues.

With more than fifteen years of experience in the mental health field, Marcela has been working with adolescents and families in treatment centers setting as a Clinical director, and Clinical supervisor; she has been part of the board of IAEDP (International Association for Eating Disorder Professionals) since 2014, and now she serves as President-Elect.

Marcela has extensive training in psychodynamic, DBT, TRM and she was trained by Pia Mellody in the Post Induction Therapy Model. Also, Marcela has worked at the Brazilian Embassy assessing and helping the Brazilian community in Los Angeles.

Marcela has a passion for educating parents and families in teen mental health and eating disorders and she has led in numerous talks and workshops in a diversity of schools, universities, magazines, and TV shows.



My name is Shirley Issakhan; I am a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Associate Clinical Professional Counselor. After ten years of Advertising Account Management in a Corporate setting, I transitioned my career to pursue a career in helping others. I graduated from Pepperdine University with a master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an Emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy. My clinical training is within different areas of trauma, including intimate partner violence, childhood trauma, intergeneration trauma, depression, anxiety, and EMDR. I am excited to implement my training in working with Eating Distorter at Orenda Family Therapy Services to empower my clients on a mind and body journey to healing. My approach includes Narrative Therapy, Psychodynamic, and Holistic, with each treatment catering to fit my clients' needs.

I am trilingual in the following languages English, Farsi, and Assyrian.

Outside of therapy, I enjoy going to concerts, art shows and traveling.



Sky is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who uses warmth, compassion, and understanding to build trusting relationships with her clients. She works with adolescents, adults, couples, and families struggling with everything from anxiety, shame, self-esteem, and body image to addiction, sex, love, and relationships. Sky prefers an eclectic approach, and has extensive training in CBT, DBT, Existential, Gestalt, Gottman, Person-Centered, and Psychodynamic modalities. No matter the content or method being discussed, Sky helps her clients strive towards self-love, acceptance, change, and relief.

Having lived in New Jersey, Connecticut, South Carolina, and New York - Sky is an East Coaster at heart with a Cali-girl soul. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication from the College of Charleston in South Carolina, and a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University here in Los Angeles. Outside of therapy, Sky enjoys reading on the beach and taking naps with her dog, Ace.



Katherine is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist dedicated to guiding her clients
through life's ever-present transitions. With empathy and insight, Katherine builds authentic
connections with adolescents, adults, couples, and families grappling with change. Her clients
typically struggle with anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, addiction, eating disorders, and
relationship issues.
Drawing from CBT, DBT, Humanistic, and Psychodynamic theories, Katherine tailors her
approach to suit each unique client. Leaning on her background as a Registered Yoga Teacher,
Katherine’s approach incorporates mindfulness-based techniques to equip clients with lifelong
self-care strategies.
Prior to practicing therapy, Katherine's diverse experiences took her across several cities -
Chicago, Washington D.C., London, and New York. With over a decade of professional
experience spanning finance, nonprofit, and startup tech industries, she brings a refreshingly
non-linear perspective to her therapeutic practice. Katherine holds a Bachelor’s Degree in
International Affairs from George Washington University, and a Master’s Degree in Clinical
Psychology with emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University.
Outside of therapy, Katherine spends time with her fiancé and energetic dog, Finn. She values
travel, exploring restaurants, playing roller hockey, and cherishing moments with loved ones
who enrich her life.


Keaton is an associate marriage and family therapist who offers a loving space and practical skills for clients to claim their voice and inherent worth. She is passionate about helping women, teens, families and couples free themselves from the grip of shame, low self worth and codependence.
Whether working with eating disorders, life transitions or relationship issues, her style weaves together “traditional” talk therapy with breath and body-based modalities. Keaton draws on psychoanalytic, DBT, CBT and Internal Family Systems approaches according to the unique needs of her client. She is also trained in Somatic Experiencing, a body-oriented treatment for trauma and resilience building.
Prior to entering private practice, Keaton gained extensive clinical experience at Women’s Clinic Counseling Center where she worked primarily with young adults navigating complex trauma, depression, addiction and grief during the height the covid-19 pandemic.
Keaton believes each of us already possess the wisdom we need to live our most passionate, meaningful life and feels privileged to witness her clients journey to empowerment.
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