ABOUT

Dana Carson Lopez, Psy.D., works with individuals and families as a guide in helping you to encounter the life you want to live. Many of us are plagued with emotional, physical, and spiritual suffering and unsure how to move forward. Dr. Carson Lopez is interested in helping you to find insight, tools, and perspective that will help lead to healing and a fuller life. 

Dr. Carson Lopez has extensive experience working with individuals with anxiety, trauma, life transitions, immigration issues, culturally related concerns and adjustements, postpartum mood disorders, chronic pain and health concerns, and families with children with autism spectrum disorders. Dr. Carson Lopez is bilingual (Spanish and English) and has lived extensively in Latin America, bringing a unique cultural perspective to treatment. She has spent time experiencing other regions of the world, developing a curiosity and openness to folks from all parts of the world. In addition to being a clinician, she has served as an adjunct faculty at Alliant International University, San Diego, and provided supervision for several interns and psychological assistants. 
Darryn Robinson, MS, APCC, is a Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor who works with individuals and families across the lifespan who are impacted by autism, other developmental disabilities, mood disorders, social difficulties, negative self-concepts, and life transitions. Darryn approaches therapy in a supportive, creative and interactive way and incorporates mindfulness into her therapeutic approach. Darryn brings forth compassion, empathy, and energy with the clients she serves. She is skilled in collaborating with individuals and families affected by autism, as well as treating anxiety and depression. Darryn has extensive experience working directly with children and teenagers, and is passionate about supporting adolescents through the unique development they are undertaking. She utilizes a combination of person centered, cognitive behavioral, and solution-oriented approaches, as well as enjoying play therapy with children and utilizing expressive arts. 
 
Outside of her clinical practice, Darryn is active in her community as a yoga instructor and Reiki practitioner, and is passionate about educating her clients on holistic practices to incorporate into their lives to aid in their overall wellness. As a BIPOC clinician of African and French-Creole descent, she is passionate about empowering and advocating for communities of color, and integrates a multicultural approach when working with diverse populations. Additionally, with a background in Women's and Sexuality Studies, she is also a proud ally of the LGBTQ+ community, and continues to educate herself on core issues that impact LGBTQ+ individuals, and their community.