Cari graduated with a Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Counseling, from Loyola Marymount University in 1997. Her Bachelor’s degree was earned in clinical psychology from the University of California, San Diego. She is licensed by the State of California as a marriage and family therapist. For the past 15 years, Cari has worked with dually diagnosed adults, children and families in various settings including drug rehabilitation, community mental health, foster agencies and independent practice. She has provided case management and therapy sessions as a supervisor, social worker and psychotherapist. She is currently a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. She is also an active member of WAAT.
Cari joined the Life Adjustment Team in 2007 as a Clinical Case Manager. As the Clinical Director, Cari is responsible for supervising all clinical case managers and the clients they oversee, providing direct clinical services, and developing relationships with other clinicians and families.