Adelina is the owner of Engage Treatment Program, Inc and serves as its Clinical Director. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who specializes in working with children, adolescents, young adults, parents, and families. She joined the Engage team in 2016 as a Family Therapist for our treatment programs. Adelina received her Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and Masters degree in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Southern California. She is passionate about working with adolescents and their families. She has worked as a high school counselor in the greater Los Angeles area as well as a clinician in private practice. Adelina works collaboratively with school administration, physicians, and families to provide comprehensive support for each individual’s needs. Her practice integrates mindfulness, somatic experiencing, and strength based methods to help clients build a more whole sense of self. Adelina’s therapeutic approach is strongly informed by her extensive experience with Violet Oaklander’s Gestalt model of Play/Art therapy, family systems, as well as Reflective Parenting. In her free time, Adelina enjoys practicing yoga, spending time with loved ones, and going to the beach.
Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Clinical Director