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Providers

Melissa Calcara Mendez

Melissa Calcara Mendez

Founder & Teacher

Melissa is a dedicated educator with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. She has 5 years of teaching experience spanning from kindergarten to 4th grade. Melissa specializes in the exciting realms of math and science up to the 12th grade. Notably, Melissa was a distinguished Teacher of the Year Finalist for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Aly Millard, M.Ed.

Aly Millard, M.Ed.

Cognitive & Emotional Facilitator, Teacher

Aly is a passionate advocate for children's success in academics and social development. With a background in teaching and Applied Behavior Analysis, she specializes in supporting children facing behavioral challenges that impact their school and social experiences.

Michael Mendez, MA LPC

Michael Mendez, MA LPC

Counselor

Michael's populations are kids aged 4 to 17, adults, and couples. He sees clients on weekends, and his caseload typically consists of 70% youth and 30% adults. The client gender breakdown is also 70/30, with men and boys as the majority. His approaches are based on the tenets of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Rational-Emotive Behavioral Therapy, and Synergetic Play Therapy.

Kimi Cain, M.Ed.

Kimi Cain, M.Ed.

Cognitive & Emotional Facilitator, Teacher

Kimi has a diverse background in education that spans over 30 years. Her experience ranges from elementary teaching (2nd through 4th grade) to school counseling at all levels (elementary to high school). She holds a Bachelor's degree in Rehabilitation Services, an Elementary Education certification, a Master's degree in Education, and a Master's degree in School Counseling.

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