All CAPS staff can be reached at 805-437-2088.

Professional Staff

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    Kirsten Olson, Ph.D., ABPP

    Director - Psychologist License #23661

    Dr. Kirsten Olson is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and licensed to practice in California, Colorado, and Nevada. She is currently the Director of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at California State University Channel Islands (CSUCI). She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia. She completed her internship at the University of Maine Counseling Center and postdoctoral training at the University of Nevada Las Vegas CAPS. She has been a practicing psychotherapist since 1997 in a variety of outpatient and inpatient settings, including as the Manager of the Employee Assistance Program at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) and Assistant Clinical Director at UCSB CAPS.

    Dr. Olson works with adults of all ages experiencing a range of challenges including relationships and academically-related problems, anxiety, depression, trauma, substance misuse, life transitions, care giving, and identity development. She has worked extensively with non-traditional college students, military veterans, and their families. She specializes in behavioral threat assessment and management consultation. She practices a culturally informed, mindfulness-based cognitive therapy approach to healing. Dr. Olson is collaborative, evidence-based, and solution-focused in her work.
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    Rhonda Jean David Johnson, LMFT

    Clinical Case Manager - LMFT License #33370

    Rhonda Jean David Johnson, LMFT is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is currently the CAPS Case Manager for California State University, Channel Islands. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) specializing in Personality and Psychopathology. She earned her Master’s degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from California Lutheran University (CLU). She is a professional member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) and Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA). She brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience having worked in Ventura and Los Angeles Counties for a variety of County, Non-Profit and Private Practice agencies over the last 25 years. She considers it a great privilege to help those in need to find valuable life changing resources and new ways of living that bring greater satisfaction and wellness. Complimenting her professional identity, she is an outspoken advocate for the needs of Orphans and the Humane Society.
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    Grenisha Holmes, LCSW

    Clinician - LCSW License #82385

    Mrs. Holmes is a Licensed Clinician who earned her Bachelors of Science in Psychology degree from Tennessee State University and her Masters of Science in Social Work from University of Tennessee. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has vast experience in working for Local, State, and federal Government Agencies. She is well connected in the Ventura County Community as it relates to Non Profit and For Profit agency sectors. She has extensive Experience working in Trauma, Minority Populations, Geriatric Population, Crisis Intervention, Family Systems, Couples and Group Therapy Modules as well as Judicial Systems. Mrs. Holmes purpose is in Creating a safe and secure place for students to discuss their mental health related concerns which may affect their day to day life and educational journey. Provide Short term individual and group psycho-therapy that is problem-oriented and solution-focused. Provide consultation, resources, and referrals to students, faculty, and staff as related to mental health needs. Her goal is to help students identify their strengths and ability to set personal and therapeutic goals in which they can begin to develop and practice creating healthy boundaries and relationships for the betterment of their lives and future
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    Jill Huang, Ph.D.

    Clinician - Psychologist License #29449

    Dr. Jill Huang earned her BA in Psychology and Social Behavior and minor in Education from UC Irvine, EdM and MA in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University, and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University. Prior to joining the CI team, she worked in the VA, New York City public hospital, and most recently, UC Santa Barbara’s Counseling and Psychological Services. She has extensive experience working with college students and specializes in working with students who identify as LGBTQ+, are healing from trauma (e.g., sexual assault), and come from a multicultural background. She enjoys helping students reach their goals, explore who they are, and maintain healthier relationships
  • Norma Lopez Magaña, LCSW

    Clinician - LCSW License #29849

    Mrs. Magaña is a Licensed Clinician who earned her Bachelor’s Degree at UCLA and her Master’s in Social Work from USC. She is a certified Cognitive Behavioral Therapist, she is bicultural, bilingual in Spanish, and has extensive experience working with the Latino population in the community. She has training and experience in crisis intervention, working with the family system, couples therapy, and group therapy. Mrs. Magaña has experience in community mental health and school based services, working with children, adolescents, adults and families helping her clients in their treatment for anxiety, depression, substance abuse and daily life challenges. She enjoys helping her clients identify their personal strengths and utilizing these strengths to help them problem solve and work towards their therapeutic goals.
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    Kristina Rodriguez, Psy.D.

    Clinician - Psychologist License #28919

    Kristina Rodriguez is a licensed clinical psychologist. She received her Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree from California Lutheran University. Kristina completed her post-doctoral internship at Sonoma State University. Kristina identifies as bicultural and bilingual. She works to help students grow and recognize their strength and resiliency in a welcoming and supportive environment. Kristina primarily works from Cognitive Behavioral and Client Centered theoretical orientations to help students struggling with a variety of concerns such as: anxiety, depression, adjustment, relationship, and academic difficulties.
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    Stacy Udolph, LCSW

    Clinician - LCSW License #18586

    Ms. Udolph is a Licensed Clinician who earned her Bachelor’s Degree at UC Irvine and her Master’s in Social Work from USC. Her professional interests include treatment for anxiety and depression with focus on self-esteem and self-worth, relationships, grief and loss, and issues specific to first generation learners. Her counseling orientation is cognitive behavioral, solution focused with special emphasis on mindfulness. Ms. Udolph enjoys working with community members to promote strong partnerships for aftercare planning, presenting on various topics related to wellness and prevention, and conducting groups. She also supervises social work trainees.

  • Robert Lindstrom, DO


    Dr. Lindstrom is a native Southern Californian has been a licensed physician for 19 years. He has been serving the CSUCI community on a weekly basis since 2017. His undergraduate degree is from California State University, Northridge and he attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona. He completed his residency in psychiatry at UCLA/San Fernando Valley and has worked in a variety of settings including the VA and Los Angeles County hospitals and clinics. He has experience with both inpatient and outpatient psychiatry as well as psychiatric emergency medicine. When not seeing students here on campus, Dr. Lindstrom works as a staff psychiatrist at Metropolitan State Hospital. He really enjoys treating the students and working with the CAPS staff.

Administrative Staff

  • Dolores Martinez

    Counseling Administrative Assistant

    Mrs. Martinez received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish from the University of California Santa Barbara. She comes to CSU Channel Islands as a first generation immigrant and first in the family to attend college. Her tenacity in meeting challenging life issues and working hard through life while attending college to make ends meet for the family made her responsible at a very young age. She grew up in the small community of Somis and acquired experience in a variety of fields including retail, medical clinic, accounting, biotech industry, hospital clinical research, and insurance. Previously, most of her tenure was spent at a biotech giant with emphasis in regulatory affairs. She loves the small town campus feel at CI and finds it very exciting to assist students in the mental health care setting.

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    Crystal Malta

    Counseling Administrative Assistant

    Ms. Malta is an Aluma from CSU Channel Islands and received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Chicano/a Studies. She spent three years as a student leader working with New Student Orientation and was involved in many organizations on campus. Ms. Malta is a first generation student from Northeast Los Angeles, who plans to pursue a career in Social Work. The education that she has acquired from both her degrees has given her the passion to pursue working with youth in underrepresented communities. Ms. Malta is happy to help students schedule appointments and inform them on the services CAPS provides.

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    Ana Tougas, Registered AMFT

    Administrative Coordinator

    Ms. Tougas is a graduate from California Lutheran University where she received a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Tougas possesses over 30 years of career experiences in our local community with the emphasis in the disciplines of health, science and empowerment of individuals. One of her passions in life is her family and to also be a beacon of light for others. With her diverse professional background and education, she aspires to help CSUCI students on their path to achieve their educational dreams. Ms. Tougas is dedicated to the Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) area assisting the CAPS Director, Clinicians, Faculty, Staff members and the Students with their various CAPS needs. She is also currently serving as a Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist in our local community area.

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