Aimee Martinez, LCSW
Clinical Coordinator – Sunnyvale Counseling Center
Aimee is responsible for directing daily patient referrals and intake operations, including providing oversight and implementation of intake policies and procedures. She is also responsible for providing supervision and training to MFT and LPCC Trainees.
Aimee has worked in the private non-profit mental health sector since 2000 and co-founded her own children’s mental health agency in Solano County in 2003. She brings extensive experience in early childhood mental health, program development and project management to her work at JFKU.
Administrative Coordinator – Sunnyvale Counseling Center
Ursula is responsible for managing and directing the day-to-day operations at the Sunnyvale Community Counseling Center. She also provides administrative support to the Director of Clinical Services, Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Supervisors and current Student Trainees. She also oversees the administrative process of field placement and orientation for new and returning Trainees and Interns.
Ursula is bilingual in Spanish and English and holds a degree in business administration. She has always been passionate about the science of psychology and the positive impact it has in communities.
Tashara Stewart, MHR, LPC
Clinical Coordinator – Oakland Counseling Center
For the past two years, Tashara has provided on-site organization and implementation of systems and training to the Oakland Center’s administrative staff, Clinical Supervisors, Student Interns, and Student Trainees. In her role as a Clinical Coordinator, she provides EHR trainings to all of the Oakland Center’s staff and Student Trainees to ensure the Oakland Counseling Center is in compliance with case assignments, implementation of documentation, organization and auditing of case files and providing any computer training and support necessary to ensure all of the staff are proficient at completing their daily tasks as licensed clinicians as well as clinicians in training.
Sing Murphy, MFA
Administrative Coordinator – Oakland Counseling Center
For over fifteen years, Sing has been part of a small team that keeps the JFKU Community Counseling Center in Oakland afloat. By both overseeing and performing administrative functions, she supports the Director of Clinical Services and the Clinical Coordinator, as well as Trainees and Interns on their journey to become psychotherapists.
Sing’s responsibilities include processing client payments and generating quarterly revenue reports; managing the distribution, collection and review of student evaluations; and tracking essential documentation required for incoming Clinical Supervisors and Trainees. She does all this and more with dedication, great humor, warmth and artistic sensibility.
La Trena Coby
Administrative Assistant – Concord Counseling Center
La Trena is the friendly face at the front desk of the Concord Counseling Center. She provides excellent customer service and administrative support for the day-to-day operations of the Counseling Center in Concord and the School Based Program. She collects and processes client payments and keeps up-to-date information in the data base related to students, clients and school-site records. She has been instrumental in facilitating the process of Medi-Cal credentialing for all of our licensed clinicians at all three Centers.
La Trena is also responsible for assisting the Director of Clinical Services and the Clinical Coordinator with the development of schedule related guidelines and protocols; as well as assisting with Didactic Training, Clinical Orientation and School Based Trainings held at the Concord Center for new incoming Trainees. La Trena loves helping people and finds her work at the Center the very rewarding.
Kathleen Benitez, LCSW
Clinical Coordinator – Concord Counseling Center
One of the newest members of our team, Kathleen works closely with our Student Trainees matching their learning goals to potential clients. Kathleen provides Clinical Orientation Training to new students while coaching and mentoring them through their practicum experience.
Kathleen has a passion for teaching and mentoring. She previously worked with social work students as a faculty liaison for the University of California Berkeley and also for Cal State East Bay. She has also worked globally for nearly five years as a Military Counselor, where she received numerous “coins” of recognition and also a Patriotic Civilian Service Award from the United States Army.