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California Therapists

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Carol Gomez, LCSW served as the Clinical Director and Forensic Evaluator at the Program for Torture Victims in Los Angeles and Orange Counties from 2014 -2022 at which time she completed over 200 forensic assessments, hardship evaluations, U-visa, T-visa and VAWA for asylum seekers/torture survivors and survivors of domestic violence, sex and labor trafficking and other violent crimes. She is seasoned in providing expert witness testimony in court. Her 30+ years of work focuses on healing trauma and restoring safety, hope and building community centering the experiences of new immigrants, BIPOC and LGBTQ+ folks.

She offers trauma responsive therapies, clinical and community coaching and supervision pursuing her passion for healing work to the fullest.

She is an avid birder, loves to cozy up with a good book, wishes she could be dancing West African rhythms everyday and sings with the Angel City Chorale, Heart of LA and the Inner City Youth Orchestra choir of LA.


I am a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, in NJ and CA. Bilingual in English/Spanish. I started my clinical practice as a Clinical Psychologist in Argentina in 1995.
During more than 25 years of clinical practice, I have acquired extensive experience working with individuals with anxiety, depression, psychosis, trauma, PTSD, and immigration issues.
I have completed advanced training at The Immigration Evaluation Institute and the Immigration Evaluation Training Center.
I am a trained EMDR and EFT trauma therapist. I am Certified Clinical Trauma Professional.
As a bilingual immigrant myself, I can relate to the difficulties that arise from cultural transitions. My immigration journey made me develop a great deal of experience, all of which have been uniquely valuable and contributed to my intellectual maturity and personal growth.
I work collaboratively with attorneys to provide a thorough and accurate report for your immigration case.

Graduate of the Immigration Evaluation Institute

I have 15+ years of working with immigrant individuals and their families. I have worked with families in their homes, schools, and in offices to gain a thorough understanding of their overall functioning and struggles. I offer services in English and Spanish and have professional training and certification in the field of perinatal mental health and those individuals dealing with pregnancy/postpartum obstacles. I have completed psychosocial assessments for the Department of Mental Health since I began practicing. Contact me for any questions!


I'm a bilingual Boricua licensed psychologist with 10+ years of experience specializing in trauma and understanding underreported factors. My unique expertise lies in immigration evaluations, including U-Visas, VAWA, Hardship, and N-648 waivers, where I provide culturally sensitive assessments. I'm also dedicated to helping elders through in-home assessments, addressing their specific mental health needs. My compassionate, client-centered approach, offered in both English and Spanish, creates a safe space for healing and growth. With a focus on trauma and immigration complexities, I'm here to support clients in overcoming challenges and achieving their goals.


For over 20 years, Jessica has been providing education and mental health support to immigrant children, adults, and families that have struggled with trauma and abuse.

Jessica has been completing thorough psychological evaluations for immigration purposes compliant with USCIS for 10 years. She provides these services in a safe setting allowing the client to process their difficult experiences with a compassionate and caring approach and all the skilled support that empathetic psychotherapist brings to her practice. She has worked with many immigration attorneys throughout the state of California and specialize in working with the immigration population.

Jessica is bilingual and bicultural, and understands how important it is to feel safe and seen while relating your very personal and unique story. To provide quality, thorough and efficient evaluation process we collaborate closely with client and their attorneys.


I am a bilingual (Spanish/English), bicultural Licensed Marriage Family Therapist. I have over nine years of experience working with the immigrant Latino population and working closely with unaccompanied minors providing mental health related services for trauma, including trauma-based immigration evaluations.


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