of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
                   serving the Coachella Valley since 2001.
Welcome to the Desert Chapter

"Promoting Excellence in Mental Health Care through Education and Community"                     

2018 Board of Directors

2017 Board of Directors

 Carol Tietelbaum, LMFT, President desertcamftpresident@gmail.com

 Linda Shestock, LMFT, Secretary lshestock@aol.com

 Larry Goodman, LMFT, Treasurer desertcamfttreasurer@gmail.com

 Jilska Chandrasena, AMFT, Community Outreach

 Jane Gaunt, LMFT, Events

 Andrea Loera, AMFT, 3000 Club

 Norma Oshita, LMFT, Marketing

 Chaundra Prehara, LMFT, 3000 Club

 Ryan Rickert, PhD, LMFT, Membership

 Albert Boykin, LCSW, LMFT, SAP, Director-at-Large

2016 Board of Directors

Sherry Reyes, LMFTI. Membership Chair  

Chaundra Prehara, 3000 Club  desertcamftprelicendedrep@gmail.com

Jilska Chandrasena,, MFT Community Outreach Chair 

Open, Director-at-Large 

Albert Boykin, LCSW, LMFT, SAP, Director-at-Large bpfc@aol.com

Jane Gaunt, MFT, Event Chair

Open, Website Chair DesertCAMFTWebChair@gmail.com

We are always looking for new Board and Committee members

who want to bring their energy, interests, and excitement to the Chapter.  

If you would like to join a positive, working board or a committee, and have a specific skill or interest to contribute, please

Email us at:


Our goals include:

  • Reaching out to more professionals in the valley   (Membership & Professional Outreach),
  • Improving our presence in the valley (Social Media & Professional Outreach)
  • Improving our workshops to have greater appeal to members and professionals (Events)
  • Becoming a source for professional growth and business opportunities  (Events and Office and Job Marketplace)

Interested in joining the Board of Directors?
Please contact us at  desertcamftboard@gmail.com

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