Jackson House Santa Paula
Our Santa Paula treatment center is located at the heart of Ventura County and is the perfect place to improve your mental health. We provide a comfortable and safe environment where you can learn to address your mental health needs. We'll help you learn techniques that you can use in times of stress and structure your individual treatment in a way that improves your quality of life. Through daily group therapy sessions, life skills classes, peer support groups, and individual counseling, you'll learn new and effective ways to manage your mental health.
Meet Our Team
Nicole | Program Director
Nicole has been an LMFT since 2016 and received her master’s degree from Azusa Pacific University and her BA in Psychology from California State University, Northridge.
Nicole has worked in the mental health field for over 15 years. She has worked in residential, PHP, and IOP programs for both adolescents and adults. She also has experience in ABA therapy with children, providing individual therapy to those living in groups homes and board and care facilities.
She joined the Jackson House team to be able to provide more services to individuals suffering from mental health problems and service her community. During her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and daughter as well as playing in slow pitch tournaments and leagues.
“We are here to serve the clients and meet them where they are. Everyone has a unique story and comes to us in a time of need, and we want to provide a safe space for them to receive treatment.”
Marissa | Counselor
Marissa is a registered Clinical Social Worker who completed her undergraduate degree from California Lutheran University in Thousand Oaks and received her master’s degree in Social Work from California State University Long Beach with an emphasis on Child Welfare. Marissa has worked in the mental health field for the past 6 years. She has experience working with children, adolescents, and adults.
She joined the team at Jackson House Santa Paula because she has a passion for empowering others to reach their full potential by enhancing their self-esteem and resiliency and increasing motivation to achieve their personal goals. When Marissa is not at work, you will find her spending time and having fun with friends and family, reading a good book, or working out.
“We are here to support you and create a safe, nonjudgmental environment where you have a space to process and heal. With my support and the Santa Paula Jackson House team, you will be able to find a deeper awareness and meaning to a healthy, positive, and fulfilling life.”
Erika | Transition Specialist
Erika has worked in the mental health field for over 5 years. She has a master's in Health Psychology from Grand Canyon University, her ABA from Arizona State University and her bachelor's in Anthropology from University of California. She also holds certifications in PEERS (Program for the Education and Enrichment of Relational Skills) and CPRT (Classroom Pivotal Response Teaching).
Erika has worked with children, adolescents and adults at different levels of intellectual/developmental, emotional, psychological, and social challenges, and she also has experience working with person-center training and utilizing Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) in residential programs.
Outside of work, you can find Erika spending time with her family and friends, especially with her Aussiedoodle, Alfie. She also enjoys hiking, watching documentaries, dancing (she can moonwalk), traveling and trying new foods.
“At Jackson House Santa Paula, we not only follow research-based treatment programs, but we also provide a mixture of empathy and steadfast dedication as we encourage such supports. Our team will be providing you with resources that are shaped to you and what you require to be successful. We look forward to being a part of your journey! Our team will be considerate of the time you share with us and make sure to enrich you with the best care.”
Nancy | Office Manager
Nancy has 7 years of experience working in the mental health field serving Ventura County. Nancy has provided services for both inpatient and outpatient treatment. She has experience working with the medical and commercial insurance population. Nancy joined Jackson House Santa Paula to provide her expertise in the mental health field and is excited to expand her professional knowledge.
Nancy’s patience and willingness to help clients in the community with their recovery journey will help our clients feel welcomed forming a positive atmosphere. Her goal is to help individuals in their short-term recovery journey at Jackson House. When Nancy is not at work, she enjoys going to the beach to watch the sunset, spending time with family and friends as well traveling.
“Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if you only remember to turn on the light.” -Albus Dumbledore
Kristen | Counselor
Kristen is an Associate Clinical Social Worker who completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at California State University Channel Islands and earned her master’s degree in Social Work, with an emphasis on Child Welfare, from California State University Long Beach. Kristen has worked in the mental health field for over 13 years, with the majority of her experience in residential settings, working with individuals with serious and persistent mental health diagnoses and co-occurring substance use disorders.
She joined the team at Jackson House Santa Paula to continue to hone her clinical skills and provide support, compassion, and the highest level of care to vulnerable individuals. In her free time, Kristen enjoys spending time with her husband and son, loves all things DIY, and makes “the best chocolate chip cookies I have ever tasted,” according to a self-proclaimed chocolate chip cookie lover.
“The team here at Jackson House Santa Paula is committed to helping individuals reach their goals and full potential, regardless of mental health or substance use struggles. Jackson House meets you where you are at and provides the services and supports needed to help you get where you want to be.”
Sierra | MHT Lead
Sierra has worked in the mental health field for two years. Sierra graduated with her BA in Criminal Justice from Azusa Pacific University. Sierra has experience working with children and adolescents in residential treatment.
Sierra joined the Jackson House team to provide support to adults and to continue to get experience with a different population in the mental health field.
Outside of work, Sierra is a full-time dog mom and loves to hang out with family and friends.
“I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.” -Mother Teresa
Ramona | Counselor
Ramona is an AMFT and has worked in the mental health field for five years. She has worked inpatient for a mental health hospital, at substance abuse facilities, at residential facilities, and with PHP and IOP treatment programs.
Ramona completed her Master's degree in Marriage and Family Therapy at National University in Bakersfield. She received her BS degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Christian Counseling from Liberty University.
"I chose Jackson House because it is working with both mental health and substance abuse and using all of my experience to help people in their time of need. I would give the advise of someone considering Jackson House: If they are struggling with their mental health to consider coming to Jackson House because everyone is caring and knowledgeable here. You will be treated like a person and taken care of like family."
Please give our team a call
Want to learn more about Jackson House Santa Paula?
Jackson House Santa Paula
811 W Telegraph Rd
Santa Paula, CA 93060
It's time to feel better
We are here to help and we are in-network with most insurance providers. Call us for a free and confidential consultation.
If you’re a provider and need to send us information on a client, please feel free to fax us at 619-303-7044. If you need help immediately, call our 24-hour crisis line at 1-800-766-4274. If you have a medical emergency, call 911. Jackson House is licensed by the State of California Community Care Licensing Division and certified by the Department of Health Care Services. We are also CARF Accredited. If you have any client or quality of care concerns, please reach out to us at (888) 255-9280. If your concerns need further attention, you can contact the Department of Public Health at 619-278-3700 or the Community Care Licensing Division at 1-844-538-8766.