Fresno Program Staff

Marissa Rodriguez

Executive Director

Marissa Rodriguez has over 13 years’ experience working withadults, adolescents, and families in the area of chemical dependency and mentalhealth. She earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a minor in addictivedisorders and is currently working on two master’s degrees. She initially beganher career working as a credentialed teacher in jails and prisons, teachingsubstance abuse education and life skills. In 2014, she began working as anoutpatient clinic director in Bakersfield, CA utilizing Medication-AssistedTreatment (MAT) in combination with counseling. After 4 years, she decided toreturn home to her community of Fresno to combat addiction. Marissa iswell-versed in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing,Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and Medication Assisted Treatment. In her sparetime, Marissa enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and Shih-TzuBella. Her long-term goal is to open a dog rescue in the area. 

Tiffany Vasquez

Lead Therapist / M.S. AMFT #93771

Tiffanyis a native of Fresno, CA. She attended the University of California, Riversidefor her undergraduate degree. She became a board member of a non-profitorganization on campus that empowered women and youth. She has experiencethrough volunteer work at a runaway shelter for adolescents and quickly foundher passion for therapy/counseling.
With a passion for wanting to help others, Tiffany earned a Master’s of Sciencein Marriage and Family Therapy at California State University,  Fresno.While earning experience, she has assisted children, families, individuals, and couples utilizing a variety of modalities such as Cognitive BehavioralTherapy (including trauma-focused), Dialectical Behavioural Therapy, Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, and others. Tiffany has been heavilyinvested in working in substance abuse treatment and has a history of addictionwithin her family system. She has a passion for working with others thatexperience depression, anxiety, and trauma. Tiffany has a long history of workingin and being around diverse populations. She strongly believes in practicinghealthy self-care and assertive communication to help her maintain a lifestylebalance. She enjoys playing sports, watching horror movies and spending timewith family.

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