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Meet Our Staff

Sherie Mahlberg, M.A., LMFT

Sherie Mahlberg, M.A., LMFT

Psychotherapist
License No. LMFT92236

Executive Director
Sherie sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA and on-site for contracted departments

Sherie Mahlberg is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in first responders, their spouses, and their families. Among her areas of expertise are Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM), Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD), Peer Support, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Brainspotting, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT).

Alisha Sweyd, M.A., LMFT

Alisha Sweyd, M.A., LMFT

Psychotherapist
License No. LMFT115264

Pacific Grove Regional Director
Alisha sees clients at our Restoration location in Pacific Grove, CA

Alisha Sweyd is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She has lived in a first responder family since birth, being born while her father was stationed in the Army. Her father became a police officer when she was 8 years old. Now being married to a detective, Alisha cannot recall a time where she was not directly influenced by the first responder life.

Kristen Boothe, M.A., LMFT

Kristen Boothe, M.A., LMFT

Psychotherapist
License No. LMFT42128

Kristen sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Kristen Boothe is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with first responders, military families, individuals, and couples. She is experienced in the areas of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), relationship issues, divorce, co-parenting, blending families, infidelity, depression, anxiety, trauma, drug and alcohol related issues and is trained in Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Bobby Stotler, M.A., LMFT

Bobby Stotler, M.A., LMFT

Psychotherapist License No. LMFT123932

Bobby sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Bobby is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist providing services for couples, adolescents, families, and first responders. Among his areas of expertise are treating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), depression, anxiety, addictions, and substance use. He is available to provide faith-based counseling at the client’s request. He worked as an on-campus therapist in the public school system, served in community mental health with former foster care clients, and has experience providing intensive outpatient programs for substance use.

Josh Capper, M.A., AMFT

Josh Capper, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Registration No. AMFT 118425
Restoration Family Counseling Center

Supervised by Kristen Boothe
Josh sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Joshua Capper is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in first responders, individuals, and couples. Among his areas of specialty is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Brain Spotting, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), trauma, attachment issues, domestic violence or abuse, neglect, and relational concerns.

Sara Dorsey, M.A., AMFT

Sara Dorsey, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Registration No. AMFT 134621
Restoration Family Counseling Center

Supervised by Brenna Repard, LMFT
Sara sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Sara Dorsey is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in individuals,
couples, and first responders counseling. Among her areas of focus are Post Traumatic
Stress Disorder (PTSD), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Critical
Incident Stress Management, anxiety, blended families, relationship conflicts, and trauma.

Brenna Repard, M.A., LMFT

Brenna Repard, M.A., LMFT

Psychotherapist
License No. LMFT111587

Vacaville Clinical Director
Brenna sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Brenna Repard is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in first responders, individuals, couples, families, and children. Among her areas of expertise are Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Nurturing Parenting Programs, Postpartum Depression (PPD), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, stress, and relationship conflicts.

Gary Stanoff, M.A., LMFT

Gary Stanoff, M.A., LMFT

Psychotherapist
License No. LMFT 38733
FIRST RESPONDER ONLY
Gary sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Gary Stanoff is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in first responders. Gary has provided CISD services for several different law enforcement agencies throughout the bay area. Gary has a long history in working with first responders, trauma, families and at risk teens.

Sonnie Hamner, PhD., LMFT

Sonnie Hamner, PhD., LMFT

Psychotherapist
License No. LMFT126357

Sonnie sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Sonnie Hamner is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in first responders, individuals, couples, adolescents, and children. Among her areas of expertise are Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Emotion-focused therapy (EFT), Brainspotting, Linguistic Analysis, Clinical Trauma and a Mental Health Integrated Medicine.

Ken Walter, M.A., AMFT

Ken Walter, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Registration No. AMFT 131995
Restoration Family Counseling Center

Supervised by Brenna Repard, LMFT
Ken sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Ken Walter is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in, individuals, couples, adolescents, and active and retired military. Among his areas of expertise are Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Brain Spotting, PTSD, depression, and anxiety.

Tawny Chestnut, M.A., AMFT

Tawny Chestnut, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Registration No. AMFT128205
Restoration Family Counseling Center

Supervised by Kristin Boothe
Tawny sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Tawny Chestnut is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Credentialed School Counselor who specializes in individuals, children, couples, and families. Tawny particularly enjoys working with education and/or behavior challenges in children and teens, individuals with ADD/ADHD, life transitions (e.g divorce, moving, loss), Perinatal/Postpartum Mood Disorders, and those who suffer from any form of anxiety and/or depression. Among her areas of expertise are Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT), person-centered therapy, family systems therapy, and brain spotting.

Maiko Boyer, M.A., AMFT

Maiko Boyer, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Registration No. AMFT 138067
Restoration Family Counseling Center

Supervised by Brenna Repard, LMFT
Maiko sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Maiko is a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist who works with individuals, couples,
military, and first responders. Among her areas of focus are Eye Movement Desensitization and
Reprocessing (EMDR), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and Family Systems therapy.

Kristie Hopper, M.A., LMFT

Kristie Hopper, M.A., LMFT

Psychotherapist
License No. LMFT112759

Kristie sees clients via Tele-health ONLY

Kristie Hopper is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in first responders, military service members, individuals, relationship disruptions in couples and families, and those recovering from trauma. Among her areas of expertise are Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Trauma Informed Care (TIC), Attachment Based Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Solution-Focused Therapy (SFT), Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Brainspotting, stress management, and mindfulness techniques.

Kelly Haven, M.A., LMFT

Kelly Haven, M.A., LMFT


Psychotherapist License No. LMFT129685

Kelly sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Kelly Haven is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in emergency medical services personnel, active and retired military, individuals, couples, adolescents, and children. Among her areas of expertise are Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), trauma, depression, anxiety, and working with parents of children who have special needs.

Josh Todt, M.A., LMFT

Josh Todt, M.A., LMFT

Psychotherapist
License No. LMFT 134192

Josh sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA.

Joshua Todt is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in first responders, individuals, couples, and children. Among his areas of expertise are Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR), Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), mood and anxiety disorders, and grief and anger issues.

Elizabeth (Liz) Durfee

Elizabeth (Liz) Durfee

Registered Associate Clinical Social Worker
Registration No. ACSW 288629
Restoration First Responder Center

Supervised by Alisha Sweyd.
Liz sees clients via Telehealth ONLY.

Liz is an Associate Clinical Social Worker who specializes in and enjoys working with individuals, couples, teens, first responders, military, veterans, and their families. Areas of specialty for her include trauma, grief, anxiety, depression, and life transitions.

Amanda Sager, M.A., APCC

Amanda Sager, M.A., APCC

Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
Registration No. APCC 13016
Restoration Family Counseling Center

Supervised by Brenna Repard, LMFT
Amanda sees clients at our Restoration location in Vacaville, CA

Amanda Sager is a Registered Associate Professional Counselor, she works with individuals and teens. She specializes in first responders, spouses and significant others of first responders. Among her areas of specialty is Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), anxiety, depression, infertility and new families, teachers, and athletic performance.

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