SANDRA POWERS, PSY.D.
License number: PSY28682
DBT-Linehan Board of Certification, Certified Clinician™
Sandra Powers, Psy.D. is a California licensed psychologist and DBT-LBC Certified Clinician™. She was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree from MIT in Brain & Cognitive Sciences and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Hartford.
Dr. Powers completed her clinical internship at Yale University, where her intensive training focused on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Psychodynamic psychotherapy. She has received postgraduate training in ACT, CPT (Cognitive Processing Therapy), and Mindful Self Compassion.
Dr. Powers provides CBT, CPT, mindfulness, self-compassion-, and DBT-informed therapy. She specializes in helping individuals cope with anxiety, depression, emotion dysregulation, and trauma.
VALERIYA BAUER, AMFT, APCC
License number: 139883, 14037
Postpartum Therapist, Trauma Specialist
Valeriya Bauer, AMFT, APCC specializes in trauma, postpartum, and attachment-focused therapy. An experienced business owner, Valeriya understands the challenges of navigating a healthy work/life balance in the corporate world. Valeriya is passionate about new parenthood and the difficulties of the postpartum experience. Valeriya has a background in family therapy and working with children ages 0-3 using a relationship-based model.
Valeriya graduated with honors at the top of her class, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from UCLA and a Master's Degree in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. In addition to her training at an award-winning trauma center, she is certified in Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM)® Levels 1 & 2, and is trained in mindfulness, EMDR, and ILF Neurofeedback. She also holds a certification as an ACE Personal Trainer and uses a holistic approach that incorporates mind and body wellness. Beginning her therapy career in mediation and conflict resolution, Valeriya also has experience and training in crisis management, family therapy, and child development. She was intensively trained in DBT by Shari Manning, Ph.D.