Our Team – Village Counseling & Wellness

Our Team

Our team of skilled clinicians are passionate about improving the lives of individuals and families using evidence-based treatments. As with many of the challenges we face in life, solutions can be found with professional guidance. Village Counseling and Wellness is here to help.

Director Team

  • Suzette Bray, LMFT Executive Director

    Suzette Bray is the founder and Executive Director of Village Counseling and Wellness. She has completed extensive training in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) from thought leaders in the field. Suzette has also trained and supervised many clinicians, including her staff, and has significant teaching experience at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Click here to learn more about Suzette.

  • Dr. Brian Holt
    Dr. Brian Holt Medical Director

    Dr. Brian Holt is a psychiatrist practicing in Los Angeles for over a decade. He has worked with both adults and children, and specializes in patients with substance use disorders, eating disorders and mood disorders. Dr. Holt is trained at St. Louis University and UCLA, and has worked with patients in many different settings, including both inpatient and outpatient programs.

Clinical Team

  • Leigh Hall, AMFT
    Leigh Hall, AMFT Therapist

    Leigh is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist and an integral member of the Village Counseling and Wellness Clinical Team. She specializes in treating anxiety, depression, and OCD for both adults and teens, has extensive training in CBT from the Academy of Cognitive Therapy, and is certified in Seeking Safety and Trauma-Focused CBT. Click here to learn more about Leigh.

  • Angelynn Hermes, LCSW Therapist

    Angelynn is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) and a vital member of the Village Counseling and Wellness Clinical Team. Her focus of treatment includes trauma, substance abuse, self-harm, and suicidal ideation, and her specialization include EMDR and working with the LGBTQ+ community. Click here to learn more about Angelynn.

  • Sarah Borrud, AMFT THERAPIST

    Sarah is an Associate Marriage and Family Therapist (AMFT) and a vital member of the Village Counseling and Wellness Team. She specializes in working with young adults who are experiencing anxiety and depression, or who may be going through challenging life transitions or relational issues. Click here to learn more about Sarah.

  • Liz Corpstein, LMFT Therapist

    Liz is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) and a key member of the Village Counseling and Wellness Team. She specializes in working with individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder, emotional dysregulation, anxiety and depression, as well as couples who are experiencing relationship challenges. Click here to learn more about Liz.

Admin Team

  • Karen Baghdassarian Billing Manager

    Karen is the Billing Manager at Village Counseling and Wellness, and is an important member of our team. She is responsible for checking insurance benefits, communicating with insurance companies about claims, and all things billing-related. Karen is a dedicated and committed team member who enjoys keeping things in working order at Village Counseling and Wellness. Click here to learn more about Karen.

  • Dana Dixon, MSW Admissions and Outreach Manager

    Dana is the Admissions and Outreach Manager at Village Counseling and Wellness, and is an integral part of our team. She oversees the intake process for new clients, and is often the first person our clients talk to when they contact us for support. Dana is a warm and caring team member who is passionate about ensuring that our clients have a positive experience when they come to Village Counseling and Wellness for support. Click here to learn more about Dana.

If you’re in the Burbank area and ready to overcome unhealthy relationship patterns, create stability in your daily life, and learn how to thrive in life, contact us today. We’re here to help and we’d love to meet you.