President: Mary Ann Dawkins-Padigela, AMFT
Mary Ann has transitioned from a 7-year career in the United States Air Force as an Aircraft mechanic while pursuing higher education. She attended Fresno State for her undergraduate studies in 2010 and later pursued a dual degree in Marriage and Family Therapy as well as Professional Clinical Counseling at Pacific Oaks College, completing her graduate studies in 2021.
Outside of her professional pursuits, Mary Ann has a passion for travel, fashion and reading books. She enjoys sharing unique dining experiences with her husband. She also shares a huge interest in watching reality television shows.
President Elect: (open)
Past President: (vacant)
Secretary: Nanci Finley
Treasurer: Khea Gumbs
Continuing Education Director: (open)
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) Director: Nauser Wolfe, LMFT
Nauser took the long road to becoming a therapist. After first getting a BA and MA in linguistics from UC Santa Cruz and then completing a pre-med post-baccalaureate program at SF State, eventually, his interest in communication and health led him to complete an MA in counseling psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies. Today he works primarily with children and parents in private practice at SF Bay Play Therapy, but he also loves working with adults who see their own personal growth and healing as an integral part of their efforts to make the world a healthier, safer, and more just place to live for all beings. When he's not working, he enjoys reading, spending time outside with his wife and son, and building community. Nauser joined the board of East Bay CAMFT in order to connect with other therapists and to further his growth as a leader and a man of service.
Events Director: Jen Shelby
Hospitality Director: (open)
Member-at-Large: Beth HermosilloMember-at-Large: (open)
Membership Director: (open)
Networking Director: Natasha Griffin
Pre-Licensed Director: Tanya Jacobs
Pre-Licensed Co/Director: (open)
Program Director: Danielle Horne, LPCC
Danielle is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor working in private practice in Walnut Creek, supporting couples and adult clients processing childhood trauma. She graduated from Liberty University with her M.A. in Professional Counseling in 2020. She joined the East Bay chapter of CAMFT to connect with other therapists and learn more about the profession in 2023.
Program Co/Director: (open)Social Media Liason: (open)
Special Interest Groups:
Hiking/Special Events Group Director: Craig Toondor, LMFT
Craig Toonder is a licensed MFT specializing in somatic psychology and Ketamine Assisted Psychotherapy. He received his Master’s degree at John F. Kennedy University in 2003. Craig is trained in several body-mind psychotherapies including Formative Therapy, the Hakomi Method, Somatic Experiencing, the Tamura Method, Somatic Resilience & Regulation, Psycho-Physical Therapy and Psychedelic Somatic Institute Psychotherapy.
He enjoys hiking, camping, baseball, Italy and non-dual consciousness.
Networking Group Alameda County: Annia Raysberg, LMFT
Annia Raysberg, LMFT, is a dedicated therapist with a thriving private practice situated in Castro Valley, CA. Annia earned her B.A. in Psychology with Honors from the University of California at Berkeley, laying the foundation for her commitment to the field. Continuing her educational journey, she achieved her M.A. in Psychology with a focus on Marriage and Family Therapy, earning High Honors at Golden Gate University from 2008 to 2010.
A passionate advocate for mental health, Annia extends her expertise to creative psychotherapy projects. She has developed a deck of Wellness Exercises, showcasing her innovative approach to therapeutic practices (visit her website for more information). Additionally, Annia expresses her dedication to the field through the creation of videos, insightful articles, and other impactful contributions. With a holistic and dynamic approach to her work, Annia Raysberg embodies a commitment to the well-being of her clients and the broader community.
Non-board positions:Administrative Lead: Sandy Smith
Website Coordinator: Nancy Orr
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