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    Sean Kitaoka, Ph.D.


    Dr. Kitaoka received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Hawai`i at Manoa, an M.A. in Community Counseling from Loyola University Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He has worked in a number of university counseling centers and was most recently at the University of Washington Tacoma’s Student Counseling Center, where he was the Associate Director and Training Director. Dr. Kitaoka’s research and clinical interests include psychotherapy outcomes, positive psychology, multicultural competence, and working primarily from a solution-oriented approach.

Professional Staff

  • Gina Albani, Psy.D.

    Clinician and Training Coordinator

    Dr. Albani is a licensed psychologist at Counseling and Psychological Services. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Minnesota and her master’s and doctorate degrees from the University of St. Thomas. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Arizona State University and her post-doctoral fellowship at California Lutheran University. In addition to working in several university and college counseling centers, she has worked in community mental health, with survivors of sexual assault, with veterans, the LGBTQI+ community, and with adolescents and young adults struggling with substance use disorders. She works primarily from an emotion-focused theoretical orientation and often incorporates mindfulness.
  • Norma Lopez Magaña, LCSW

    Clinician and Inclusivity Multicultural Coordinator

    Mrs. Magaña is a Licensed Clinician that 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.


    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.
  • Angela M. Timmons, DPA, LCSW

    Clinician and Group Coordinator

    Dr. Timmons earned her Master’s in Social Work from Atlanta University in 1976 and her Doctorate in Public Administration in 2007. She has been working as a Clinician at CI since January 2014. Prior to her employment at CI, she was the Director of Social Services at Ventura County Medical Center in the Acute Psychiatric Hospital. Her theoretical orientation is cognitive therapy emphasizing on problem-solving, solution-based methodology that focuses on body, mind, and spirit. She works with her clients to create goals that include integrating techniques to inform, educate, and sustain desirable behavioral changes to enhance their quality of life.
  • Stacy Udolph, LCSW

    Clinician and Outreach Coordinator

    Ms. Udolph is a Licensed Therapist. 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.

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.