After graduating from California State University, Bakersfield with her Masters Degree in Social Work, Kathrine has worked with children and families in the foster care and adoption setting. She has extensive professional and personal experience helping individuals on the autism spectrum. She has also spent several years working with individuals across the age spectrum in the medical setting, including working as a neuro-oncology therapist at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. She is a skilled marriage therapist certified in the Gottman approach, and has assisted hundreds of couples in strengthening their relationships.
Kathrine Parnell, MSW, LCSW
Owner and Clinical Director
Rebecca Ruda, CMHC
Rebecca's work focuses on empowering clients to embrace the "brilliant sanity" we each have within, to have courage to face the good, the bad, and the ugly within themselves and the world, to take responsibility for their lives, and to become who they are truly meant to be. She uses EMDR to help clients process through the "big T" and "little t" trauma. She is a certified yoga instructor, and often incorporates yoga and mindfulness-based interventions into treatment.
"Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?" - Mary Oliver
Carrie Harris, CSW
Whether you are struggling to adjust to new life situations or feeling in crisis, Carrie invites you to share your story and work with her to conquer the challenges you face. She excels at being genuine and present for those she works with, and has experience helping individuals from all walks of life. She works with children, teens and adults, using proven methods such as cognitive behavioral and strengths based therapies. She especially enjoys working with teenagers experiencing stress, pressure and relationship difficulties, teaching them tools to help develop healthy coping strategies, inner strength, and resiliency. Carrie invites her clients to walk a path with her towards peace, balance and wellness.
Amy Coombs, MSW, CSW
Amy's professional experience includes working with adults and teens who have had difficulty recovering from trauma and its damaging effects. She has successfully worked with people living with anxiety, mood disorders, relationship difficulties and substance use disorders to move beyond these challenges and achieve a better life balance. She brings a compassionate approach to working with women experiencing postpartum depression.
Trent Peterson, CMHC
Trent has experience working with mood disorders, addictions, anxiety and depression, as well as helping couples improve communication, get through rough patches and better the quality of their relationships. He has helped countless couples regain that spark and learn to nurture the love that first brought them together. If you feel "stuck" somewhere in your life, Trent has advanced training in existential psychology and will be happy to help you find your way. Living under the weight of troubling emotions, or unsatisfying relationships, or just feeling lost can take a heavy toll on your well being. He is trained and experienced in helping in these situations, and eager to meet soon so you can start on your healthier path.
Kaylen Perez, CSW
Kaylen’s experience includes working with children and adults of various ages struggling with trauma, anxiety, depression, relationships, and everyday life. She has worked with survivors of domestic violence to regain a sense of safety, independence, and hope for the future. Kaylen also has extensive experience working with families involved with Child and Family Services, as well as youth involved in the Juvenile Justice System, and is skilled at helping address the stress and confusion those situations can bring. Life sometimes seems unmanageable, but Kaylen is eager to provide the support and guidance that has helped so many people achieve balance and control again. Her approach to treatment is personalized to fit the client’s specific needs, and Kaylen provides a comfortable and safe space for clients to express themselves and work through their struggles.
Tawni Jacobson, ACMHC
Working from a client-centered approach, Tawni believes in the transformative power of empathy and in the healing that comes when we create space in our lives for restorative experiences. She enjoys working with clients from diverse walks of life and at various stages of their healing journey.
Tawni works with children, teenagers, and adults dealing with trauma, anxiety, depression, self-harm, grief, and interpersonal/relational stress. She utilizes expressive arts therapy, social-emotional awareness training, healthy coping strategies, mindfulness techniques, and trauma-informed play therapy to help empower her clients to find peace and courage as they move toward emotional wholeness.
It's no small feat to ask for help. However, when you begin to take steps toward personal wellness, a special kind of bravery begins to grow inside you. With compassion and consistency, it is this kind of strength that Tawni loves to highlight. She is looking so forward to meeting you and is honored to hear your story.
Charlotte Marshall, MS, CSW-I
Charlotte is skilled in helping young people work through trauma, and helping children learn emotional regulation and healthy problem solving skills. She is experienced at addressing depression and anxiety in people of all ages, and is trained in the Gottman method for couples therapy. She has completed Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy training which assists children and caregivers cope and process traumatic experiences. Charlotte is available to assist people of all ages to address past hurts and live happier, more peaceful lives.
Delci Harding, CSW
Delci has had good success helping individuals who struggle with anxiety and depression. She also has extensive experience working with children with autism. She works from a Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Solution-Focused approach to help you learn how to effectively manage your emotions and learn to practice self-compassion in your daily life. Delci believes that “Knowledge is Power” and works with clients to help them understand their specific situation and how we respond when experiencing life’s challenges. Through education, emotional regulation, and self- compassion, Delci has witnessed individuals build confidence in their ability to cope with difficult situations. She has been trained in EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) and is excited to offer relief to those who continue to suffer from the negative effects of traumatic experiences.
Tori Vance, SSW, Therapist Intern
Tori’s experience includes working with individuals of various ages struggling with trauma, relationships, and a history of domestic abuse and sexual violence to regain a sense of well-being. She also has experience working with families involved with Child and Family Services as well as individuals involved with the criminal and civil justice systems. Tori has received extensive training in trauma-informed care practices and has trained professionals across Utah in the same. Trauma can manifest in many ways, but Tori has the drive and desire to help bridge the gap of trauma work and help clients to regain their sense of a healthy, happy self. Her approach to treatment is tailored to fit each person’s specific goals and needs, and Tori provides a comfortable and safe space for people to express themselves and work through their therapeutic experience. Nearing the midway point in her Master of Social Work program, Tori’s work with clients is supervised by A New View’s Clinical Director, Kathrine Parnell, LCSW.
Brian Parnell, LCSW
Brian specializes in working with families experiencing parent/child contact problems such as alienation or estrangement. He is available to conduct child custody evaluations for situations involving the courts, and has over 25 years of experience working with children and families in the child welfare system. He has advanced training in conducting child forensic interviews, including with children who have intellectual disabilities. He also is available to write adoption home studies for domestic adoptions. He has specialized training in the field of autism, services for people with intellectual disabilities, and domestic violence. He is a certified QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer) Suicide Prevention Educator and is also trained in the Creating Safety Suicide Prevention curriculum. Brian provides counseling for pornography addiction using a proven evidence-based curriculum. He also is a member of the Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (AFCC).
Victoria Hamilton, Billing Manager
Victoria translates behavioral health care services into medical claims, which are then submitted to insurance companies. She provides billing services to dozens of providers all over the U.S.A. She follows up on all claims to ensure that insurance companies contribute their obligated portions on the client's behalf. She also provides eligibility information to patients. Victoria is available to clients to trouble shoot and coordinate insurance coverage and payments.
Questions regarding insurance or payments please email:
Kimberly Taylor, Administrative Assistant
Kimberly is A New View’s initial point of contact with the people we serve. When you call to make an initial appoint she will take some basic information about your reason for seeking counseling and then match you with a therapist that suits your needs. While questions about your ongoing appointments should be addressed with your therapist, Kimberly is also available to answer questions. She assists our billing specialist with processing payments and helps ensure your insurance company covers their required share for your counseling appointments. She at times is in contact with our clients to help problem solve when payment issues arise. And we have her to thank for the calm, clean peaceful environment we all experience while we’re in the offices.