Our Team

At the Center for Hope and Strength you will discover a therapeutic environment inspired by, authenticity, commitment, compassion, and professionalism. You will be met with a team of therapists who work together in order to create a personalized and transformative therapeutic experience. Whether you visit us for individual or group therapy, or as a participant of one of our workshops, or wellness courses, our team is here to meet you where you are on your journey to empowerment and self betterment.



Dr Robertson

Dr. Debra Robertson, Ph.D. –  Psychological Assistant 

Dr. Robertson received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, after completing her masters degree at San Francisco State University. Her internship and post-doctoral experience More…



Dr. Jennifer Busico, Psy.D., LMFT – Doctor of Psychology and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist 

Bio: During my time as a mental health professional, I have learned the importance of being aware of each client’s individual experience. Everyone has a different history and story, which has shaped them. More…



Elizabeth Perkins – Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Bio:  I understand the journey to healing and growth is a deeply personal one. As a therapist, I am truly honored to be alongside my clients as they endeavor towards a path of understanding, empowerment and change. More…



Brittany Jamrozik – Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern 

Bio: I believe that self-love is a radical act. When we prioritize ourselves, we teach the world that we are valuable, deserving of all we need to thrive. Investing in our selves will have a positive impact on others, More…



Marcia Vera – Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Bio: Transformation is a delicate, unique, terrifying, and empowering process that requires a safe environment to thrive. I believe one of the most important parts of a therapeutic dynamic More…





Elicia Lass – Coordinator of Client Services

Bio: As the Coordinator of Client Services, my main goal is to ensure that your needs and expectations are being met. I will work closely with your therapist to ensure that all documentation and paperwork. More…