480-382-1257

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“Relationships are the agents of change and the most powerful therapy is human love.” ― Bruce Perry

The Arizona Family Institute (AFI) is a cooperative of therapist and mental health experts that have come together with a shared focus on helping individuals, couples and families restore connection and emotional health.  Our focus on attachment as a primary function of human connection and emotional regulation guides our clinical work.

Treatment Services

RELATIONAL HEALTH


Couples Counseling, Affair Recovery, Parenting, Betrayal Trauma

EMOTIONAL REGULATION


Depression, Anxiety, Obsessive Thinking and Behaviors, Building Reslience

PROCESS ADDICTIONS


Unwanted Sexual Behaviors, Digital Addictions, Compulsive Behaviors

​If you are interested in video conferencing please speak to your specific therapist 

MEET OUR TEAM
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Dan Oakes, MEd LPC

Executive Director

*On Sabbatical*

Kristine Garner, LMFT

Therapist

Director of Operations

 

Mark Bell, LMFT CSAT

Therapist

Clinical Director

Crystal Bowman, LMFT

Therapist

Director of Development

Jeni Gessel, LAC 

Therapist

 

Sam Taylor, LPC

Therapist 

Dr. Jason Willyerd, DBH LPC

Therapist

Jeff Anderson, FPNP
Psychiatric Medication Management
*Video Sessions Only*

Missy Soldner, LPC 

Therapist

Kim Paraboschi, LCSW

Therapist

Paige Schickedanz, LPC

Therapist 

*Gottman Certified*

Danny Durrant, LAMFT

Therapist

 

 Barbara Hettinger, LAC 

Therapist

Kelsey Peterson, LMSW

Therapist

 

Jeff Erickson

Therapist Intern

 Emily McIntosh 

Therapist Intern 

Office Management Team

Rebecca Rankin

Office Manager  

Rachel Taylor

Office Assistant  

 

OUR LOCATION

We are located at 
2500 S. Power Rd. Suite120, Mesa Arizona, 85209

(480) 382-1257

You can call, text, and fax this number.