Clinical Services

Clinical Services

One-on-one & family interventions by an experienced licensed or supervised clinician. Grounded in mindfulness, our clinicians take a holistic approach to therapy. We provide you with a confidential space at our youth wellness center or meet you out in a comfortable setting that best fits your needs.

Our Approach

Based on cutting edge research, the experience of our therapeutic team, and earned wisdom from years of working with youth we have cultivated strategies and to help youth learn, heal, and thrive.

Our work is grounded in the theories of Family Systems Theory, Attachment Theory, and Psychodynamic Theory.

Our Practices

We use a range of practices including Mindfulness, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, EMDR, Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), Motivational Interviewing, and Yoga. Our support is solution-focused, trauma-focused, and person-centered.

What We Address

We have experience helping youth address a range of issues including anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, grief & loss, difficulties with concentration, self-esteem, identity development, relational distress, family of origin concerns, major life changes, and pregnancy from prenatal to postpartum situations.

If you are seeking services and would like one of our clinicians to contact you please click the button below to provide us the necessary information so we can best help you wherever you are at in your journey.

Meet Our Team

Our team has a combined experience of more than 40 years in the mental health field! We bring compassion and warmth in a non-judgmental manner, with the understanding that a trusting relationship is imperative for therapy to be successful. We believe that everyone possesses strengths and resources to overcome obstacles; our role is to help individuals discover and build upon these abilities in order to reach personal goals and achieve positive growth.

Denise Manandik LMFT, RYT
LMFT 46010
Shelby Singer, MSW
Associate CSW 65483
Shawn Benjaminson, LMFT
LMFT 34635

Service Fees

We strive to not let financials get in the way of good therapy and encourage you to still reach out whatever your situation is.

ServiceTimeFee*
New Evaluation90 minutes$150
Individual60 minutes$140
Family60 minutes$160
*Sliding Fee Scale available


Insurance
Currently, we are not part of any private insurance networks. We encourage you to talk with your insurance provider to see if this fee is reimbursable.

Stay tuned! We are eagerly awaiting our application to be approved to become part of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, Managed Health Network & California Health and Wellness.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the payment options?
The fee for service is due at the time of the session by check or card. We will work with you to find the best solution based your financial needs by utilizing a flexible sliding fee scale.

Where are sessions held?
The primary place of therapy will take place in our comfortable Youth Wellness Center. At times and if appropriate we will meet you out in the community so long as we can maintain your privacy.

Can I choose my therapist?
YES! We understand how important it is to find a good fit. At times, based on capacity, we may suggest options for you.

Who do I contact if I have questions?
Please contact our Clinical Director by email: denise@sierraexperience.org
We are happy to answer your questions!