Office Support Staff

Who We Are

Central Valley Family Therapy is a therapy practice in Fresno, CA that specializes in working with trauma and recovery, maternal mental health, pre-marital and marriage counseling, parenting, infant-mental health, play therapy with children, and working with adolescents.  We are passionate about helping our clients at all stages of their life by providing competent and compassionate care.

Our Vision

At Central Valley Family Therapy we aim to break the stigma and provide access to specialized treatment for all individuals and families regardless of culture, diversity, socioeconomic status, and experiences.

Why Choose Us

The therapists at Central Valley Family Therapy are highly skilled and have extensive training in evidenced based treatments proven effective with individuals and families.

The Central Valley Family Therapy Counseling team consists of Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT) and Associate Marriage and Family Therapists from various Universities across the country.  Please click on each clinician’s name from the drop down menu under our “Meet The Team” section to learn more about each individual and their approach to treatment.

Meli Romero    


Meli is most likely the first person you will talk to when you call Central Valley Family Therapy. She is welcoming, kind, and supportive of helping every person that is seeking mental health services find the right clinician that will meet their needs.  She is a vital asset to our office, and the client experience.  She demonstrates this by answering and returning client and provider referral phone calls, scheduling appointments, collecting pertinent information, answering your questions, and helping you to find the therapist who is the best fit for you or your family’s needs. Meli has a heart for helping others and truly enjoys serving our clients and supporting our therapists.  Meli is bilingual and is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Lauren Webb    


Lauren is a key component to our team at CVFT. She provides support to our intake department and clinicians. That sustenance helps our team to provide the best possible client care to every individual and family seeking treatment. Lauren is an organized and efficient professional with experience in providing comprehensive administrative and personal support. Lauren graduated from Buchanan High School in 2018. Currently, she provides part-time support at the CVFT office while she pursues a music education major at Fresno City College. She plays the clarinet and French horn in the wind ensemble at Fresno City College and the mellophone in the Fresno State Bulldog Marching Band for which she is also the social media director. She loves coffee, musicals, Disney, succulents, The Office, and pens.

Rubi Garcia    


When calling Central Valley Family Therapy, you may be greeted by Rubi, who is warm and caring, as she as she assists you in finding a therapist to meet your needs.  She efficiently schedules appointments, collects pertinent information, answers your questions, and helps you feel welcome. Rubi is bilingual and is fluent in both English and Spanish.  Rubi has achieved her Medical Assistant degree from San Joaquin Valley College and has worked in the healthcare sector for more than 4 years.

About Us

With locations all over Central and Northern California, our practice specializes in treating individuals, couples and families, and through years of experience, we are confident that no problem is too great to overcome.

Phone Number: (559) 691-6840

Office Hours

Monday- 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Tuesday- 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Wednesday- 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Thursday- 8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Friday- 8:00 am to Noon