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Taylor Sorenson PsyD HSP Clinical & Sports PsychologistTaylor Sorenson PsyD HSP Clinical & Sports Psychologist
OK License #1339
CA License #31900

Taylor Sorenson, PsyD, HSP

Licensed Clinical & Sport Psychologist
Founder
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
California Insurance Accepted: United Health Care, Oscar, Optum, UMR, Anthem BC-Motion Picture, UCShip, Cigna, Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross of CA
Dr. Taylor Sorenson is a Clinical & Sport Psychologist and is the founder of both L.A. Psychological Assessment (LAPA) & Advantage Psychology and Mental Performance Center. She received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from California Lutheran University and completed her doctoral internship at the University of Oklahoma. She completed her post-doctoral training at a private practice in Norman, Oklahoma, where she became the Clinic Director and oversaw the assessment side of the practice and internship training program. She is proud and excited to bring her skills in and passion for psychological assessment back home to Los Angeles.
 
Her areas of clinical focus include psychological testing, sport psychology, performance psychology, anxiety disorders, ADHD and learning disorders, and mood disorders.
 
When she isn’t in the office, she enjoys attending athletic events, spending time with her family and friends, quick trips to Disneyland, and hanging out with our official office mascot, Olive.
Sonali Wason PsyD Child PsychologistSonali Wason PsyD Child Psychologist
CA License #32935

Sonali Wason, PsyD

Licensed Clinical & Sport Psychologist
Co-Founder
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Dr. Sonali Wason is a licensed clinical and sport psychologist and co-founder of LAPA.
 
She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Stony Brook University in Stony Brook, New York (2013) and graduated from Azusa Pacific University with her doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2018).

Dr. Wason completed her doctoral internship training at The University of Oklahoma, where she began specializing in trauma treatment, sport psychology, and focusing on clinical intervention for the college/graduate student and student-athlete client population. She then completed a  post-doctoral fellowship at California Lutheran University specializing in college/graduate student mental health and trauma work and a second post-doctoral fellowship with University of Southern California Athletics specializing in sport psychology and athlete mental health.
 
Dr. Wason works with with high-school, collegiate and professional athletes in areas related to mental performance, performance anxiety, team/coach consultation, and improving team culture. Her therapeutic approach is grounded in multicultural humility, sociopolitical awareness, and evidence-based practices. Her clinical and research interests include: trauma recovery, family-of-origin concerns, sport psychology, athletic identity, recovering from an athletic injury, performance enhancement, creating healthy team dynamics, transition out of sport, and providing therapeutic services to people of color.

When she isn’t in the office, she enjoys being active, spending time with friends and family, crafting, and relaxing poolside!
Shaun Marsh PsyD Clinical PsychologistShaun Marsh PsyD Clinical Psychologist
CA License #31934

Shauna Marsh, PsyD, HSP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
​​​​​​​Testing Psychologist
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
California Insurance Accepted: United Healthcare, Optum, Holman Group
Dr. Shauna Marsh is a clinical psychologist with LAPA.  Dr. Marsh earned her doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from California Lutheran University and completed her pre-doctoral internship with Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services.  While her university may be affiliated with a specific religion, Dr. Marsh is welcoming of any and all religious and spiritual backgrounds.
 
She has worked in the clinical setting since 2013 within various sites including community mental health, juvenile justice, elementary and middle schools, and with the Conditional Release Program of Kern County.  Her areas of clinical focus are with children and adolescents, forensic-involved individuals, and psychological assessment.  
 
Dr. Marsh considers herself a lover of coffee, nature, and all living beings.  She is often found geeking out over rare indoor plants and figuring out how to grow tomatoes.  She is passionate about social justice and advocating for those in need. 
Jon Fledzinskas Licensed Clinical PsychologistJon Fledzinskas Licensed Clinical Psychologist
CA License #33701

Jon Fledzinskas, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist
Pronouns: He/His
​​​​​​​California Insurance Accepted: Cigna
Dr. Jon Fledzinskas received his BA in Psychology from California State University, Channel Islands in Camarillo, CA, and then completed both his Masters and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at California Lutheran University in 2020.

Dr. Fledzinskas has predominantly worked with adolescents and adults at a variety of centers. His formal training while in graduate school found him at several places practicing clinical psychology, including a community counseling clinic, a family medicine center, and an undergraduate college counseling center. He eventually went to Norman, OK in 2019 as part of the inaugural class at the Oklahoma Sport Psychology Consortium, where he worked at two separate sites: Psychological Resources for OU Student-Athletes (PROS) at the University of Oklahoma and Commander Counseling and Wellness. During his internship year, he accrued extensive experience delivering mental skills training, counseling, and psychological testing with many different Division I student-athletes at OU and general population clients in the Norman area. For his post-doctoral training in 2020, he remained working at Commander Counseling and Wellness and continued to provide mental skills training, counseling services, and psychological testing with children, adolescents, and adults in Norman and other surrounding areas.

Dr. Fledzinskas utilizes a client-centered, acceptance-based approach in therapy. He focuses on his clients’ strengths to help them develop a working relationship with their minds and emotions, assisting them in understanding what change they want to create in their lives and to then work toward their goals. Dr. Fledzinskas seeks to empower his clients and guide them in navigating their life’s challenges and help them find meaning and purpose in their daily living.

During his downtime, he enjoys spending time with his partner, family, and friends, playing competitive esports online, playing pick-up basketball, and reading a variety of books involving clinical and sport psychology concepts and ideas!
Jatsiri Carrillo Psychology TraineeJatsiri Carrillo Psychology Trainee

Jatsiri Carrillo

Psychology Trainee
Pronouns: She/Her
Jatsiri Carrillo is a psychology trainee at LAPA. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in clinical psychology from Cal-State Channel Islands, with a minor in philosophy and her Master of Arts in clinical psychology from Antioch University. She is currently working on her doctorate in clinical psychology at California Lutheran University. 
 
Jatsiri is passionate about serving the public and has worked in community mental health as well as her university’s community counseling clinic. In conjunction with her training at LAPA, she is obtaining clinical experience working with women struggling with substance use at Ventura County Behavioral Health. While Jatsiri has been trained from a cognitive-behavioral lens, she pulls from a variety of approaches in therapy.  
 
Her research interests range from Latinx mental health to women’s health to youth aggression/violence. 
 
Jatsiri has been creating art since before she could write and enjoys mystery novels as well as long-distance running. She is also passionate about learning new things which currently include yoga, swimming, and slacklining.
Samantha Curameng Psychology TraineeSamantha Curameng Psychology Trainee

Samantha Curameng, MA

Psychology Trainee
Pronouns: She/Her
Samantha Curameng, M.A., is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Azusa Pacific University. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles. Samantha identifies as Asian American and is a daughter of Chinese-Vietnamese refugees. During her time in the program, she has worked with school-aged children and traditional and non-traditional college students, providing therapy and case management services. She desires to continue refining her skills both clinically and in psychodiagnostics in order to become a well-rounded, competent psychologist. In offering services, building a strong relationship with each client and their family is her first priority.
Elise Nelson Psychology TraineeElise Nelson Psychology Trainee

Elise Nelson

Psychology Trainee
Pronouns: She/Her
Elise earned a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology at the University of Kentucky with an emphasis in exercise physiology and a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Azusa Pacific University. She is currently attending Azusa Pacific University while completing her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and working toward her certification as a Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC). Elise has experience working with a community mental health setting. In particular, she worked at Azusa Pacific University’s Community Counseling Center (CCC) and Azusa Unified School District where she worked with IEP clients.

In addition to working as a practicum student with LAPA, Elise is also receiving clinical training from OC Sport Psychology where she’s worked with a variety of clientele ranging from pre-adolescents to adults. Elise uses Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) and is interested in psychophysiology and the use of biofeedback to enhance performance.

Outside of her work, Elise enjoys playing with her dog and following her favorite sports teams.
Olive Therapy Dog in Training for Psychological SupportOlive Therapy Dog in Training for Psychological Support

Olive

Office Mascot, Therapy Dog in Training
Olive is LAPA’s official office mascot. She is soft, cuddly, and sweet as pie. Miss Olive has what is called exotropia, which is when one or both of the eyes turn outward (in her case, both), but she embraces her differences and has all the confidence in the world! She is a Maltipoo and is hypoallergenic.