CLINICAL DIRECTOR

RAY ARMSTRONG, LMFT, PsyD

Dr. Armstrong is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. His
undergraduate degree was from Eastern Washington University
(applied psychology), his Master’s was done at Antioch (Marriage
therapy), Los Angeles, and he completed his coursework and
dissertation for his Doctorate at Ryokan, Los Angeles. His dissertation
was on applying the best evidence -based treatment methodology in
working within the adoption triad and foster –families. Dr. Armstrong
has been in the field of therapy for over 20 years. His experience ranges
from private practice, acting as a Clinical Director for several large
agencies (one for 15 years for foster youth and their families),
psychiatric hospitals, residential and day treatment programs, inpatient
and partial hospital settings. His theoretical orientation is focused on
Narrative, Cognitive behavioral and, Solution – focused. Before a career
in psychology, Ray taught English in France, worked in the fishing /
crabbing industry in Alaska, and attended Chef school in Orlando
Florida.
Ray has a broad and unique base of experience working with
adolescents and young adults. Areas of emphasis include: mood
disorders, anxiety, ADHD / ADD, PTSD, conduct disorder, oppositional
defiance, substance abuse and eating disorders. He has extensive
training and experience working with adults and premarital, marital,
and family therapy.
Currently, Dr. Armstrong is in private practice and holds a position at Of
One Mind as Senior Clinical Therapist and Clearmind Treatment as the
Clinical Director.
Ray has been married for 18 years and has two teenagers. He enjoys
outdoor activities, especially jet skiing and hiking. Ray enjoys traveling,
road trips with family, the beach, concerts (has attended over 200
concerts ranging from hard rock, indie, to classical.) Ray very much
enjoys cars and motorcycles.

ADDICTION PSYCHIATRIST

MEREDITH SAGAN, M.D.

Meredith Sagan, MD is a UCLA Semel Institute trained Psychiatrist who is on the cutting edge of the integrative medicine movement. For over 20 years, and in tandem with her mainstream career as a child, adolescent and adult Psychiatrist, Dr. Sagan developed her capacities as a medical intuitive by studying with shamans, spiritual leaders, and yoga masters from around the world in order to find ways to heal mental disorders naturally.

Dr Sagan found that the common cause of people’s stress anxiety and mental health issues stem from a lack of alignment with the core self. Bringing people into greater alignment with themselves could cure the symptoms of mental health issues, addictions, trauma and anxiety.

David Needleman, ACSW

David Needleman believes every individual has the power to be the best version of themselves. He places great importance on building a strong rapport with his clients and helping them overcome difficult obstacles. David greets each person with a smile, and encourages everyone to “never give up.” 

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FAMILY & PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONER

LATESHA REED, MSN, MBA, FNP, PMHNP

LaTesha Reed, MSN, MBA, FNP, PMHNP LaTesha is a dual certified family and psychiatric nurse practitioner and was a National Health Service Corps Scholar. LaTesha is currently working on her Doctorate of Nursing Practice where she has focusing on a variety of themes in telemedicine. LaTesha earned her Master of Science in Nursing/Family Nurse Practitioner at Samuel Merritt University and her post-Masters certificate at Regis College in Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. LaTesha is fully bilingual in Spanish and has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from the University of Southern California.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, LaTesha loves working in the community setting and offering a unique perspective for her patients. She works hard to create a collaborative relationship with both the patient and the treatment team alongside the patient, in order to meet their medical, psychiatric and addiction goals. Most of her work has been in Federally Qualified Health Centers and she looks forward to applying her energy and compassionate approach to the patients at Clear Mind Treatment.

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