Staff

The Center for Children and Youth offers a full range of complementary, expert services to support children and their families. Our team of highly experienced psychologists, therapists, and parent educators provide assessments and specialized treatments for developmental and mental health challenges. Each of our locations has a group of professionals with the experience, education, and know-how to help your family flourish. Our diverse staff collaborate with each other and partner with you to ensure that your children’s needs are met.

Alyssa Zagorie

Jewish Baby Network Marketing Manager

Carol Booth, MA

Director of the Jewish Baby Network

Dalenna Ruelas Hughes, PsyD

Post-Doctoral Clinician

Deanne Kelly, BS, OTR/L

Director of Occupational Therapy

Deborah Kaye

San Mateo Office Manager

Jeff Weiner, MPP

Director of Public Policy

Julie Monroe, MS, OTR/L

Occupational Therapist

Karen DeVaney, PsyD

Associate Clinical Director, Center for Children and Youth

Kelsey Friedman, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Linda Karlin, MSW, MPH, MA

Director of Special Projects

Mary Tiamzon-Lee, BA

Regional Director, Business and Administrative Operations

Nancy Masters, MSW, MPH

Associate Executive Director, Jewish Family and Children's Services

Natalie Nicholls-Kuhn, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Polina Nazarov, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

Sarita Patel, MD

Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Wendy Askenas, BA, MBA

Administrative Marketing Associate

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