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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
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
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. 
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Jon Fledzinskas, PsyD

Psychological Assistant ​​​​​​​
Pronouns: He/His
Dr. Jon Fledzinskas will be practicing under the supervision of Dr. Taylor Sorenson at L.A. Psychological Assessment while in pursuit of completing requirements for licensure.
 
He 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.
 
Dr. Fledzinskas has predominantly worked with adolescents and adults within different centers of care. 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 within 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, clinical counseling, and psychological testing to a variety of Division I student-athletes 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 to 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 work toward their goals. Dr. Fledzinskas seeks to empower his clients and assist them in navigating their life’s challenges and help them find meaning and purpose in their daily living.
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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!
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Krissy Karr

Psychology Trainee
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Krissy Karr is a psychology trainee with LAPA. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Westmont College. She then completed her Masters degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Family Psychology from the APA accredited program at Azusa Pacific University in Southern California. She is also continuing her education and will be receiving a Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Family Psychology in May 2023.

Krissy has worked in Community Mental Health and University Counseling settings where she has worked with both adolescent and adult clients. Specifically, she has worked at Azusa Pacific University's Counseling Center, Glendora Unified School District, Fuller Psychological and Family Services, and Rio Hondo Community College Psychological Services. In addition to working as a practicum student with LAPA, Krissy is also receiving clinical training from USC's Counseling and Mental Health Services Center on campus. Her therapeutic approach is grounded in client-centered and psychodynamic interventions. She has spent time studying and researching theories of Sport and Performance Psychology and is excited for the opportunity to continue learning about the field under the supervision of Drs. Sorenson and Wason.

When she isn't in the office, she enjoys being active, watching athletic events, and spending time with loved ones.
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Austin Alvarez

Psychology Trainee
Pronouns: He/Him/His
Austin Alvarez is currently in his 4th year of the PsyD program at Azusa Pacific University.  He is pursuing a career in Sports Psychology and is currently conducting clinical therapy at OC Sports Psychology and California State University San Bernardino.  He hopes to establish a career at a Division 1 Sports University/College and start his own private practice traveling to work with different types of sports organizations.
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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.