• 6272 E Pacific Coast Highway, D, Long Beach, CA 90803 (562) 252-9796
  • Our Team

    Christy Cosper, LMFT

    Dr. Christy Cosper, LMFT, CSAT-S, CPTT, PhD

    Executive Director, Owner



    Christy Cosper currently serves as the founder and Executive Director of Sano Counseling Center with offices in Long Beach, Santa Monica, Pasadena, and Irvine. She is also a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, AAMFT approved clinical supervisor, co-author of Transforming the Addictive Mind, and advocate for underserved communities. Christy has extensive experience in the field of Addictive Disorders along with other Mental Health Disorders. She is also a relationship expert, specializing in the restoration of relationships with chronic discord. Christy has…

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    Bailey Hall

    Director of Operations

    (562)252-9796 x700


    Bailey Hall has served as the Director of Operations for Sano Counseling Center since 2019, handling all of the "behind the therapy couch" business for clients and staff. Through diverse work-experience and self-teaching, she has become an expert in the non-clinical aspects of managing a therapy practice and small business. Additionally, she is a Fertility Awareness Educator in training, women's right of passage facilitator, and dance and movement instructor. Bailey earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Arizona State University, magna cum laude, and…

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    margaret guzman amft

    Margaret Guzman, AMFT




    My name is Margaret Guzman, Associate Therapist at Sano Counseling Center. My clinical experience started at Chapman University, where I earned my Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy. I have extensive experience working with children, individuals and couples suffering from a variety of emotional and behavioral difficulties. I hold a strengths-based approach treatment, helping you to recognize positive aspects in your life, while working toward your goals and desired change. While creating a safe space, I will help you to explore solutions to the…

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    Don Nocon, AMFT CSAT-C

    Don Nocon, CSAT-C, LMFT


    (562) 252-9796 x 709


    Don is a licensed therapist at Sano Counseling Center. He graduated from Pacifica Graduate Institute which helped to create his depth psychology approach to his work as a therapist. With Don, you can explore the unconscious and delve into the themes at work in your life. This approach is matched by a sense of collaboration and a body-centered awareness. Don’s clinical experience began in 2018 and he is passionate about his vocation. “I am also a gay, first-generation Filipino American. I celebrate the intersectionality that…

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    Ross Crothers AMFT

    Ross Crothers, AMFT


    (562) 252-9796 x 710


    Ross is a registered Associate Marriage & Family Therapist at Sano Counseling Center, and earned his Master’s degree in Marriage & Family Therapy from Chapman University. Ross has a variety of clinical experience including working with couples, families, and adults, and has worked largely with children and adolescents. Through an emotion-focused approach, Ross works to assist in identifying underlying patterns of behavior and emotional processing, while helping to identify methods of change and growth. By providing an empathetic point of view, Ross works to create…

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    Alicia Malec

    Alicia Malec, APCC, AMFT


    562-252-9796 x 704


    Alicia is a highly skilled Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor. With a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology specializing in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University, Alicia brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to her practice. Having honed her craft in diverse settings, including community mental health and court-mandated therapy, Alicia is adept at addressing a wide range of issues affecting individuals and relationships. Alicia's therapeutic approach is grounded in person-centered principles, creating a collaborative space where…

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    Katie Olney

    Katie Olney, APCC, EMDR Therapist-In-Training, CPTT Candidate


    562-252-9796 x 705


    Katie’s main objective is to support you in gaining a deeper understanding of your emotional challenges, identify and heal childhood, past, or current trauma and/or challenges, and empower you to make healthy and desired changes to regain power and control in your life.  Katie’s clinical practice and experience focuses on trauma, betrayal, and addictive disorders along with other mental health disorders. She also specializes in inner child work focusing on how the inner child holds the key to intimacy, recovery from addiction, physical and emotional…

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    Joey Pham, LMFT, CSAT-C, PhD

    Joey Pham, LMFT, CSAT, PhD




    At time, life provides us with the opportunities that enable us to grow and accomplish. However, at times it also presents itself in the form of a challenge. These life events can take a toll on our mental health and leave us feeling hopeless, unmotivated, lost, and stuck. I am passionate and confident in my ability to make a difference in the life of my clients. Having been through many tough patches myself, I understand well the importance of regaining one's own sense of purpose,…

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    Josie Myles LMFT

    Josie Myles, LMFT




    Josie Myles empowers couples and individuals to overcome personal obstacles to improve their relationships. Using clinically tested and evidence-based interventions, she has worked with children, adults, couples, and families since 2008. Josie is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and earned her Master’s of Science degree in Educational Psychology and Counseling with an emphasis on Marriage and Family Therapy, from California State University Northridge. Because research shows that unhealthy relationships can cause both emotional and physical stress, whereas healthy relationships can enhance and improve overall…

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    Ashley Levin

    Ashley Levin, LCSW

    Clinical Supervisor


    Hi, I'm Ashley. I’m a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 20 years of experience in trauma therapy. I help people-pleasers and perfectionists gain control of their lives and find peace by learning to show up as their authentic selves with acceptance and self-compassion. I utilize a holistic approach to treatment with other modalities like CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy), IFS (Internal Family Systems), mindfulness-based modalities, as well as pre-and-post psychedelic integration therapy, to help my clients achieve radical acceptance, self-compassion, and the ability to rewrite their…

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    Roberta Miranda

    Dr. Roberta Miranda, Ph.D., CPC-S (NV), LCADC-S (NV), NCC, ACS

    Clinical Supervisor

    Roberta is a dual-licensed mental health and addiction professional counselor with over 18 years of experience working with diverse populations in a variety of clinical settings. This included her role as an adolescent program coordinator for over eight years, where she also worked directly with teenagers referred by the juvenile justice system. She has many years of experience in university settings, teaching, providing nationwide professional workshops, program development, and as a direct clinical supervisor to both graduate students and post-master's individuals pursuing full state licensure. She recently received…

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