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About Our Team

  • Psychiatry
  • Psychotherapy
  • Alternative Medicine
  • Administration
  • Office staff
Dr. Goodwin Cuyler

Cuyler Goodwin

Psychiatrist

 

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Cuyler Goodwin, DO, MPH: Dr. Goodwin is a psychiatrist and the Medical Director at Sequoia Mind Health. He was born in Santa Rosa and graduated from Sonoma State for his undergraduate degree, Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine for masters and doctorate degrees, and the UCSF Psychiatry Residency Training Program in 2016, one of the top 3 most competitive psychiatry programs in the United States. He has an interest in alternative medicine strategies and cutting edge investigational approaches. Dr. Goodwin maintains privileges at John George Hospital, where he precepts UCSF NP students.

 
Chau Le, PMHNP

Chau Le, PMHNP: Chau is a board certified Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner at Sequoia Mind Health. Born and raised in the Bay Area, she received her undergraduate degree in Biology and Criminal Justice from San Francisco State University and graduated with honors from UC San Francisco's Post-Master's Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner program. Chau completed her residencies in a wide variety of settings including SF General Hospital, the VA's Oakland Behavioral Health Clinic, Kaiser Permanente, and Stanford Health Care. She also has a background in forensics after working with San Francisco's Chief Medical Examiner for several years.

Although she is trained to treat those throughout the lifespan, she currently specializes in working with adults. Chau's primary role is medication management, but she is also skilled in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). Her lifelong goal is to end the stigma that is attached to mental illnesses and for those suffering from a mental health condition to be free from guilt or shame.

 
Heather Goodwin, RN, BSN

Heather Goodwin, RN, BSN: Heather fills two roles at Sequoia Mind Health—Nurse Navigator and assisting in IV ketamine infusions.  As the Nurse Navigator, she provides a brief complementary phone consultation to answer questions about ketamine and dTMS, as well as screen for contraindicated medical conditions.  She also starts IVs for intravenous ketamine infusions and assists in these treatments.  Prior to working at Sequoia Mind Health, Heather worked on the medical-surgical floor at St Helena Hospital for 10 years.  She completed her bachelor of science in nursing at Dominican University.

 
Megan Carll, TMS Technician

Megan Carll, TMS Technician: Megan is the TMS technician and part of the reception team at Sequoia Mind Health. She was born and raised in Sonoma County. She has a BA from UC Santa Cruz in Physical Anthropology, is a Registered Veterinary Technician licensed with the state of California, and has recently applied to nursing school locally. Megan enjoys outdoor activities like running and camping.

 
Pamela Albro, PhD

Pamela Albro, PhD: Dr. Albro is a Clinical Psychologist at Sequoia Mind Health.  She received her MA in counseling psychology and her PhD in clinical psychology--both with emphases in depth psychology--from Pacifica Graduate Institute.  As a clinical and depth psychologist, her work is grounded in the psychoanalytic tradition, integrating both post-Jungian and object relations orientations.

 
Erika Cole, MFTi

Erika Cole, MFTi: Erika is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Intern (LMFTi) with a special interest in Somatic Therapy, Cognitive Behavior Therapy, and Trauma Informed care.  Erika believes in the power of relationship and works intuitively with each client.  Erika received her undergraduate degree from Sonoma State University, a Masters in Education, and her graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Francisco.  Although Erika is currently an intern, she has had over seven years experience working with populations of youth and families that experience complex traumas.

 
Meredith Meyer, LMFT

Meredith Meyer, LMFT: Meredith is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) who specializes in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT).  Meredith received her undergraduate degree from the University of San Francisco and her graduate degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of San Diego.  Meredith received her training as both a skills trainer and an individual DBT therapist while working on an adherent, comprehensive DBT team at the DBT Center of San Diego, for five years.  Meredith has also completed intensive and adjunct trainings through Behavioral Tech, refining her expertise in DBT and the treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD).  In addition to DBT, Meredith is trained in Exposure Therapy including Prolonged Exposure (PE), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).

Jay Callender, LAc

Jay Callender, LAc: Jay Callender has studied Asian culture, martial arts systems, and healing practices since the 1970’s.  His focus is on pain management, orthopedic treatments and health conditions associated with internal disorders that may be comorbid with psychiatric conditions focusing on the use of acupuncture, cupping, therapeutic massage, Chinese Herbology and Acugraph® Digital Meridian™ Imaging.  Originally from Newark, NJ, Jay lived and was educated in many countries and graduated from Brockport State University in NY, where his interest in the Asian culture began.  After moving to Santa Rosa, Jay focused on Asian therapeutic bodywork and in 2004 earned a master’s degree at the American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine in San Francisco.  A respected teacher, lecturer, and clinical practitioner Jay is licensed by the State of California and the National Certification Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.  He’s a lifetime student continuing to train and study in all areas of his life.  He also holds advanced degrees in multiple martial art systems and instructs adult and children’s programs.

Cynthia Melody, MNA

Cynthia Melody, MNA: Cynthia is the practice manager for Sequoia Mind Health bringing 40 years of administrative and executive organizational experience having served as the executive director of the Sonoma County Medical Association and other nonprofit organizations. Cynthia has an undergraduate degree in organizational behavior and master's degree from University of San Francisco. Her passion is her family and all things found, rusty and upcycled, followed by color and design, which are evident throughout our building. She’s also Dr. Goodwin's mother.

Carrie Clinton

Carrie Clinton: Carrie is the front office administrator and billing specialist at Sequoia Mind Health. She has an extensive history in management and customer service including currently managing her family owned business. Moving from Torrence, CA to the East Bay at a young age, she came to Sonoma County and found her home. She has attended Cosmetology school and enjoys riding her motorcycle to the coast with her husband and taking care of her two children.