Kari Halko-Weekes, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, PSY 22121,
Licensed Marriage Family Therapist, MFC 34551
Dr. Halko-Weekes, Director of Claremont Counseling and Support Center, is a licensed psychologist and a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in private practice in the greater Los Angeles area. In addition she supervises and trains interns in private practice, who are pursuing their Marriage & Family Therapist license in the greater Los Angeles area.
Education and Training
Dr. Halko-Weekes received her Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in individual, child and family therapy from Alliant University in Alhambra, California, and is a licensed psychologist.
Dr. Halko-Weekes also has a Masters Degree from Azusa Pacific University in Marriage and Family Therapy and is also licensed as a Marriage & Family Therapist in the state of California.
Dr. Halko-Weekes is a professional and inspirational speaker and has addressed such topics as: "Who am I and how does that affect my role as a manager?", The Art of Relationships, How to identify stress in your children and what to do about it, You can’t live in the cookie. (emotional eating and its consequences)
Schedule of Events: See Calendar of events
American Psychological Association, California
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
Member of the Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Halko-Weekes is committed to personal growth and enjoys facilitating that growth in those who desire it.
Dr. Halko-Weekes conceptualizes the individual holistically, taking into consideration the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of human beings in context of their past and present relationships. She enjoys reading, mentoring, travel, physical activity, spending time with friends and family, humor, and the outdoors.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, MFC 50532
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPC 236
Heather Devine is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Claremont Counseling and Support Center. She brings a young fresh outlook to the center, and has been educated and trained from a foundation of recent research and methods as well as a traditional framework.
Education and Training
Heather has a Masters Degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Chapman University in Orange, California. She obtained her intern registration clearance with the Board of Behavioral Sciences in 2008. Heather’s training focused on treating individuals, couples, and children in all phases of life with a broad spectrum of clinical issues.
Heather completed the majority of her training under the direct supervision of Kari Halko-Weekes, Ph.D., LMFT, Director of Claremont Counseling and Support Center.
During her practicum, Heather worked in the Chapman University Community Clinic where she performed individual and couples therapy at an outpatient level.
Heather works from an attachment conceptual framework and at the same time utilizes cognitive behavioral techniques to guide her interventions. She specializes in working with individuals dealing with a variety of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, domestic violence, and relational disorders.Heather has the skills and desire to work with the college age population as well, to address issues that are unique to this developmental phase of life. Her personable, calming presence enables her to be available and contain emotional issues that can at times seem overwhelming.
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
Heather loves to read, watch movies, and spend time with her husband, friends and family. She is committed to personal and spiritual growth and is always thinking deeply about life. She enjoys helping individuals identify their strengths and find value in what they have to offer.
Erin Brinkmeyer, M.A., LMFT
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, #98179
Erin is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Claremont Counseling and Support Center.
Education and Training
Erin received her master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, an accredited institution. She completed her clinical training with a non-profit school management organization, where she worked with children and their families in dealing with depression, bullying, and anxiety. Erin completed her undergraduate degree at Occidental College with a major in Psychology.
Erin completed her clinical practicum with Partnerships to Uplift Communities (PUC) charter schools where she got experience working with children aged 11-18 years old, as well as their families, through a systemic theoretical perspective. She also worked at the Institute for Girls’ Development in Pasadena as a group therapist and workshop facilitator. She finished up her internship with Claremont Counseling and Support Center, reaching 3,000 supervised hours towards becoming a Licensed MFT, as well as passing the two licensing exams, under the supervision of Kari-Halko-Weekes, PSY 22121.
Erin has specialized training in working with groups, children, adolescents, college-aged students, and families, and has interest in working with couples. She was trained in diversity, and is open to working with people of varying cultures and backgrounds. Erin was also trained in a systemic perspective, in which the family is viewed as a system, and these family relationships are an important factor in psychological health. She hopes to provide her clients with the tools to carry growth and positivity over to their family and personal lives.
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (CAMFT)
Board of Behavioral Sciences, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Erin’s interests include reading, watching movies, listening to music, and spending time with loved ones. She is passionate about continually bettering and informing herself so that she may better serve her clients. She loves learning and is interested in many things even beyond her scope of her practice.
Delores E. Mack, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, PSY 13593
Dr. Delores E. Mack is a licensed psychologist with Claremont Counseling and Support Center.
Education and Training
Dr. Mack received her Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology from Stanford University.
Dr. Mack has been the director of two college counseling centers, lived in a developing country for 5 years, and has worked extensively with the Peace Corps. She has also worked with a state children’s agency, a school district, and various group homes. Dr. Mack has worked with individuals, couples, families, and groups. She has made dozens of presentations on Stress Management, Assertiveness Training, HIV/AIDS, Communication Skills, Interracial Clients, Counseling Women of Different Cultures and others. With staff support, she developed a counseling center for students at the University of Lagos. She also developed a Minority Peer Counseling Program at Texas Tech University.
Dr. Mack is holistically oriented, focusing on mind-body connections. She believes that the function of therapy is to empower the individual to work through issues and develop his or her own solutions. Her focus is on what the client thinks, feels and does and how the client can change to create a better reality. Dr. Mack has extensive experience with a variety of issues. She has worked with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, domestic violence and abuse, sexual abuse, and parenting. Dr. Mack very much enjoys her work.
Dr. Mack enjoys Broadway Theater, live music and musical performances, reading, overseas travel, and quality time with relatives and friends. She loves good food shared with good friends.
Lorena’s interests include travel, music, the outdoors, and time spent with family and friends.
Marriage and Family Therapist Intern
Helen Glaze is a registered Marriage and Family Therapist Intern with the Claremont Counseling and Support Center working under the supervision of Dr. Kari Halko-Weekes, PhD, LMFT.