Meet Our Team

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At The Relationship Place Counseling and Therapy, we have a diverse group of therapists on staff.  Schedule a consultation today and we can help you find the perfect therapist for you.

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Jacob Caltrider

Office Manager

We’re different. We believe that if someone has the courage to reach out for help, we should be here to help them. Every step of the way - not only in the Counselor’s office, but from the initial phone call. We’re here to lend an ear - we’re here to help - and we love what we do.

Coming from a performance background, it was always my job to understand where someone is coming from, even if I may not personally resonate with where they’re at. To bring a truthful performance to the stage, you need to have a lot of empathy. I feel like The Relationship Place is the perfect organization for me to work for, because I truly care about people, and I want to help in any way that I can. This job gives me access to such wonderful resources and such amazing people. I’m so proud to be part of The Relationship Place team.

I feel that the Therapy/Counseling experience should start right at the beginning. Some offices will send you through a bunch of robots, pushing numbers to get through menus, only to end up not talking to any real person by the end of the call. Others might have someone answer the phone, but they may only seem interested in taking information, or getting their job done before closing time.

Dr. Dana McNeil, PsyD, LMFT
Founder of the Relationship Place
Certified Gottman Therapist

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
Individual and Couple Relationship Therapist

I am a warm, non-judgmental and genuine therapist. My goal is for you to feel like you’re talking with a trusted confidant. I want you to feel comfortable, supported, and safe so we can work to make your relationship better. Regardless of what you tell me, it won’t surprise or scare me or cause me to judge you.

Dana is a gifted, compassionate, and practical therapist and the founder of The Relationship Place.

Dana proactively sought pre-marital help with her husband before they were married. They worked together through the communication exercises in John Gottman’s book, The Seven Principles to help ensure their marriage would be a success – and it has been!

Dana has achieved the highest level of training possible in the Gottman Method of couples therapy. She has special interests in working with all clients, including those who live out-of-the-ordinary lives or have alternative relationships.

Camille Cooke

Associate Social Worker
Individual and Couples Relationship Therapist

My mission as a therapist is to offer a safe environment to embrace your life and relationships and to overcome the challenges that you face along the way. I will help you harness your strengths as you find solutions to your relationship struggles and enhance your overall well-being.

I promise to listen to you without judgment. I’ll always be supportive, no matter what kind of problems you have.

My casual and relaxed counseling style sets a tone that will help you feel comfortable and safe in sharing your life with me.

I provide compassion, guidance, and advanced counseling tools and strategies to help you create the life and relationships that you want.

I strive to be open and honest and to be flexible as we discover what will work best to help you achieve your relationship and life goals.

Katie Flanigan

Associate Professional Clinical Counselor
Individual and Couples Relationship Therapist

I am able to build authentic and honest relationships with my clients by creating a space that offers candor, humor, and a normalizing approach to challenges.

I am able to build authentic and honest relationships with my clients by creating a space that offers candor, humor, and a normalizing approach to challenges. My approach is eclectic, and I will work with you to support and understand your unique needs in a direct yet empathetic way.

Sara Focht

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Individual and Couples Relationship Therapist

The atmosphere I strive to create is one of collaboration, validation, and learning. I will walk alongside you in this journey and offer a compassionate nudge forward to support you in the goals you set out to achieve.

I commit to holding a safe space for you to build on your strengths and overcome barriers. I believe in harnessing your strengths and resiliency to help you reach your unique goals. I am here to help you navigate issues, build upon what is working, and offer tools to help you move forward. You are the expert on yourself and your relationships.

Jessica Swerbilow

Associate Social Worker
Individual and Couples Relationship Therapist

I promise to create a space for you to show up and be exactly as you are. I am warm, casual, and relaxed. I think therapy should strike a balance between comfort and discomfort, challenging and playful.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been interested in what it means to be human. Not only do I find people and relationships fascinating, but I believe they are the most important part of the human experience. My own romantic relationship has confirmed this for me.

Over the years, that interest drew me to the field of social work and therapy. I’ve found joy in meeting others and supporting them in life’s journey. I am passionate about helping others in having a healthy, fulfilling relationship and life.

Sabrina Manriquez

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Individual and Couples Relationship Therapist

I believe that a secure relationship with yourself is essential in creating lasting and healthy relationships with others. I center my work around the belief that the human experience is truly fulfilled by the connections we have with both ourselves and the people in our lives.

I have felt a passion for helping others and encouraging growth for as long as I can remember.  After working extensively with families who have a child with a developmental disorder, I became enamored with assisting couples in creating a collaborative and caring relationship to foster an environment of abundance.

I believe that a secure relationship with yourself is essential in creating lasting and healthy relationships with others. I center my work around the belief that the human experience is truly fulfilled by the connections we have with both ourselves and the people in our lives. I care deeply about being a guiding hand to assist others in reaching goals and meeting the best version of themselves.

Tina Karimi

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Individual and Couples Relationship Therapist

I believe that the most important relationships we have in our lives are the ones we hold with ourselves and others.

Throughout my life, I have found myself lending an empathetic and understanding ear to the people around me. Being first generation Afghan American, I naturally guided my family through hardships they endured. This fueled my passion to become a therapist. I am enthusiastic about helping others strengthen their relationships by improving communication styles, increasing intimacy, and effectively resolving conflict.

Gina Anaya

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Individual and Couples Relationship Therapist

One of my favorite things about being a relationship therapist is being able to highlight the value of human connections.

As a therapist, I pride myself on holding a nurturing space for you to feel safe and supported. I believe in the power of resiliency and everyone’s potential to thrive despite struggles. I honor my client’s courage of making the decision to begin their therapy journey and trusting me to be able to walk alongside them. My aim is to empower my clients to rewrite their life narrative, feel satisfied in their relationships, and reach their personal goals to create a life worth living.

Savannah Schwenning

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist
Individual and Couples Relationship Therapist

Life is filled with beautiful and amazing experiences in addition to painful and heartbreaking experiences and it’s my goal to be there every step of the way through our therapy journey.

I believe in the power of resilience and overcoming life obstacles that lead to new found skills and effective ways to improve one’s life. I offer therapy sessions that are tailored to each individual's specific goals and needs. I strive to create a non-judgemental therapeutic environment where individuals are able to be vulnerable and in touch with their feelings. Our therapy sessions will lead you to feel like you are truly investing in your best self.

Vernay Justice-Royster

Clinical Supervisor
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

It is my belief that effective therapy requires an authentic human connection. It requires that all involved are both physically and emotionally present and have the courage to be vulnerable.

I am a compassionate, non-judgmental, and genuinely caring therapist.  I believe in treating all people with respect, dignity, and acceptance, no matter what. I enjoy building on my clients’ strengths and watching them thrive. My clients describe me as authentic, down-to-earth, supportive & welcoming. I am also known to hold people accountable so they can generate change. I am a solution-focused therapist who loves working with clients who are motivated for change and getting to where the rubber meets the road.

Sarah Greco

Clinical Supervisor
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

I believe that people are inherently born to be in relationships. Whether that be a relationship within families, with friends or co-workers, etc., we are all destined to be involved in relationships.

I work to help clients and clinicians develop self-awareness by exploring thought patterns and behaviors.  I know it takes a lot of effort and time to invest in seeking therapy, and I encourage clients to recognize they are worth the investment. I believe everyone’s story deserves to be heard and validated. Sometimes, it takes all the energy someone has  just to show up, but that will be their victory.

Lucy Millan

Clinical Supervisor
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

I have always wanted to work with families and individuals in the helping field. I am grateful for the opportunity to share in the experiences of others and support them through difficult times, while helping them explore their thoughts and feeling

I commit to creating a positive environment for clients to explore their thoughts, allowing them to build on their strengths in order to overcome barriers. I am here to help you navigate issues, build upon what is working, and offer tools to help you move forward.

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Bianca Cordero

Executive Assistant

Hi! I’m Bianca, one of the friendly faces you’ll see when walking into our office. I’m so excited to talk with you! Working at The Relationship Place… we really are amazing. It’s further proved to me that your purpose at work needs to align with your purpose in life. I strongly feel my purpose is to help people & I know we make a difference being that open ear for you, our clients.

I understand not one single approach works for every individual, and by knowing that, we aim to be the best version of ourselves for you. There is a real person on the other end of that phone. We get that. We’re here for YOU.

So, take the first step. Call us. Take comfort in the fact that we are here to listen without judgement, speak without prejudice, and help without entitlement. You’re the real rockstar, we’re just here to help remind you. All our clinicians are incredible so let us set you up with your perfect fit.

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Windsor
Chief Morale Officer

The Relationship Place Team

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