Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program facilities are designed to create an atmosphere in which we can help patients to manage their emotional struggles in healthy and appropriate ways. Programs may employ a variety of therapies including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), experiential therapy, behavior modification and others, along with beneficial physical activities such as equine therapy, swimming, gardening and yoga (if available).
This location provides care for patients aged 11 to 17. Both individual and group sessions are utilized, and many programs incorporate family participation and structured home visits as well. All treatment is guided by highly trained professional counselors. Patients may also receive periodic psychiatric evaluation of medications and have access to consultations with registered dietitians.
Insurances we accept at this location include but are not limited to Anthem Blue Cross, Beacon, and, Unicare. Please remember that the insurances we accept change frequently. Our insurance team will verify your coverage.
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MEET THE TEAM
Heather Marshall, LPCC5003
Heather licensed professional clinical counselor with over eight years of residential treatment experience. She has had the unique opportunity to work in both residential and outpatient programs throughout her career, and has extensive experience in leadership, program development, milieu management, utilization review and case conceptualization. Heather earned her master’s degree in clinical mental health counseling at the University of Redlands and received her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in sociology from California State University, Dominguez Hills. Heather began her career with Center for Discovery as a counselor at the adolescent dual-diagnosis facility and has since been afforded the opportunity to expand her role in many different clinical facets. Most recently, Heather expanded her leadership role into a regional director position in which she oversees our Adolescent Mental Health program in Downey, California. Heather is passionate about creating a warm and inviting, family-centered program that will greatly improve the quality of life for the patient and family. She utilizes a humanistic cognitive behavioral therapeutic approach with her patients and operates from a patient-centered perspective.
Jessica is an associate marriage and family therapist. She earned her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy at Hope International University in Fullerton, California, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in marketing at California State University, Northridge. Jessica has worked in the mental health field for over six years, four of those years being in residential treatment. She has had the unique experience of working in a variety of mental health settings and has experience and interest in leadership, crisis management and case conceptualization. Prior to working with Discovery Mood & Anxiety Program, Jessica was a therapist in long-term residential group home facilities, a school-based therapist working with children and a therapist at an art therapy-focused facility that worked primarily with sexual abuse survivors. While being with Discovery, she has had the opportunity to work with the adolescent population at the Downey, California, location before transitioning to work with the adult population in Chino Hills. Jessica is passionate about creating a safe environment to be able to explore and process through the struggles that have affected an individual’s opportunity for growth. She utilizes an array of modalities, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy and psychodynamic approaches, depending on the best fit for the patient. Jessica also has a passion for working with families and couples, which is what attracted her to the therapy field. Jessica’s professional goals are to continue working with adults and to grow within the company.
Natalie is currently pursuing a master’s degree in clinical psychology with a specialization in child and adolescent development from Pepperdine University. After completing the program, she will begin to work on completing the requisites for the doctoral psychology degree at Pepperdine University. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of California, Riverside, with an emphasis in social psychology. She began with Discovery Behavioral Health in 2016 in a dual role as counselor and educational liaison and has been able to take on the role of facility manager. Prior to joining DBH, Natalie worked with a variety of demographics including: autism spectrum disorder, early start program, special education advocacy, sexual assault advocacy and McKinney-Vento advocacy. In addition, she has had the opportunity to have experience and training in crisis management, behavioral intervention, depression and anxiety. Natalie utilizes a humanistic cognitive behavioral therapeutic approach while integrating expressive therapies. She strives to provide a warm and safe environment while fostering creativity and passion in patients and ensuring families have a unique and healing experience throughout their mental health treatment.
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift, which is why we call it the present.” -Bill Keane
Sara Gladysz, MS, AMFT #115464
Sara is an associate marriage and family therapist. Sara earned her master’s degree in marriage and family therapy at the University of La Verne and received her bachelor’s degree in psychology and social behavior, as well as criminology, from the University of California, Irvine. She began with Center for Discovery in Chino Hills in 2016 as a counselor II and has since been able to take on the role of education liaison and Counselor III. Prior to joining the team, Sara has worked with children in ABA therapy. She uses a calm and compassionate approach when working with patients and their families. Sara uses her skills to provide a safe environment and facilitate opportunities for patients and families to enhance their strengths.
“When you know yourself, you are empowered. When you accept yourself, you are invincible.” -Tina Lifford
COVID-19 Update: COVID-19 Update: In-person residential treatment is still offered at this location. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.
Online telehealth is offered for intensive outpatient treatment as an option to patients living in California, Florida, Oregon and Texas.
In-person intensive outpatient and partial hospitalization is also offered at this location. Residential treatment continues to be offered at our residential facilities for individuals in need of a higher level of care. Learn about all that we are doing to protect the safety and wellbeing of our patients and staff.