Dr. Shawn Giammattei (he/him) is the founder of Quest Family Therapy and is a licensed family psychologist in Northern California, who specializes in couple and family therapy with a focus on the treatment of gender incongruence in children, adolescents and adults, as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender couple and family issues.
Dr. Lisa Richards (she/her) received her doctorate in clinical psychology, forensic track, from California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University. Dr. Richards is a member of the LGBTQ+ community and is also a certified LGBT-informed therapist by The Rockway Institute in San Francisco.
Sarah (she/her) has a long history as a political activist, teacher, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT). During the 1990s, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts from San Francisco State University in Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies with a minor in Black Psychology.
Little (they/them), LMFT#117302 ,is a transracial adoptee from Bogota, Colombia, a BIPOC/QBIPOC (Black Indigenous Person Of Color/Queer Black Indigenous Person Of Color) community activist and mental health advocate. Little has been in the Bay for 17 years working with young people in various levels of programing and community based mental health roles.
Kimberly (she/they/ze/zir) received her master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. She is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist supervised by Shawn V. Giammattei, PhD. while working towards licensure. Prior to graduating, she primarily worked with the mandated adolescent and young adult population for concerns around drug and alcohol use and anger management.
Petra (she/her) graduated with a Masters of Art in Counseling Psychology from the Wright Institute (Berkeley, CA). She is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor, supervised by Shawn V. Giammattei, PhD.
Jill (all pronouns) is a licensed psychologist who has worked with Sonoma County teens, adults, partners, and families for over 20 years. With her collaborative and playful approach, Jill supports people to live more authentic lives. She loves to help people find their way to the change they are seeking, whether it is improving their mood, deepening their connection with themselves and loved ones, or finding and expressing their authentic selves.
Dr. Kate Threlfall is a systemic therapist who supports client-led changes with a collaborative and integrative approach: blending evidence-based treatments (such as CBT, DBT, ACT, and EMDR) she utilizes a narrative lens that is deeply grounded in a relational framework. This means Dr. Kate works with individuals, families, and their systems in a solution focused and strengths-based way.