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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.



Catey is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who takes a non-judgmental and compassionate approach to her work. She has trained in Narrative, Humanistic, Rogerian, DBT, CBT, Family Systems, Psychodynamic, Existential, and Somatic therapies. Specializing in work with adolescents, young adults, and families, she focuses on low self-worth, eating disorders, addiction, life transitions, parenting skills, and family and peer relationships. Her work is centered around helping her clients reach deep self understanding and acceptance through rigorous honesty, resilience, trust, and forgiveness.

After going through her own recovery, Catey left her fast-paced life in New York City behind to help others learn to reconnect physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Catey incorporates her extensive training in yoga, breath work, eastern medicine, and 12-steps recovery into her work.

Catey received her Bachelor’s degree from Duke University in North Carolina, and her Master’s degree from Antioch University in Los Angeles. Her past work experiences include positions at Visions Adolescent Treatment Center, Open Paths Counseling Center, Project Heal, Equip and Transcend.



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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